Nick McGill is a Reporter for Fox59. He joined our team in October of 2016
Nick comes to us after spending two years out west, where he was a reporter with KUSA-TV in Denver. He credits his time there for helping develop his passion for storytelling.
Before that he spent two years at the NBC affiliate in Toledo.
A native of Chicago, Nick is no Stranger to Indiana. He graduated in 2012 from Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, where he studied Mass Communication and Political Science.
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Recent Articles
  • A look back at National Police Week 2019

    From the opening ceremonies, to the candlelight vigil, the Peace Officers Memorial and more, here’s a look back at some of the biggest moments from National Police Week 2019. This year, seven law enforcement officers from  Indiana were added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial: Charlestown Police Officer Benton Bertram, Indiana Conservation Officer Sgt Ed. Bollman, Allen County Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt.. Joseph Cox, Jr., Fort Wayne Police Officer David Tinsley, Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts, and Boone County […]

  • President Trump addresses survivors during Police Week

    WASHINGTON D.C. – Indiana’s fallen officers received national recognition on Wednesday. During the National Peace Officers Memorial Service, President Donald Trump recognized the sacrifice of the nation’s officers killed in the line of duty while vowing the country would always uphold the officers’ legacy. “Your loved ones were extraordinary and selfless Americans who gave everything they had in defense of our community, our children, and our nation,” the president said. The father of fallen Boone County Deputy Jake Pickett says he hopes […]

  • Hoosier support team helps survivor families get through Police Week

    WASHINGTON D.C. — As thousands of people honor and mourn the country’s fallen officers during National Police Week, a group of Hoosiers is helping to make an incredibility difficult time for survivors a little easier. The members of the Indiana State FOP Critical Incident Memorial Team dedicate their time at Police Week to serving the survivors of Indiana’s fallen officers. For the entire week the team works to address any of the survivors’ needs and helps to make the often […]

  • Hoosier families mourn, celebrate as they honor fallen officers at National Police Week

    WASHINGTON DC — Visits to the National Law Enforcement Memorial by survivors during Police Week is an emotional and powerful experience. On Tuesday, three Hoosier survivor families made that trip. Marlin and Becky Pickett, the parents of Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Jake Pickett, said it triggered a flood of tears. “It’s very hard to see my son’s name on this wall. It’s very hard to see all these names on this wall,” Marlin said. Marlin added that seeing his son’s name […]

  • 7 Hoosier law enforcement officers honored during National Police Week candlelight vigil

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Tens of thousands of people gathered in the National Mall in Washington D.C. Monday night to pay tribute to officers who gave their lives in the line of duty. The annual candlelight vigil is widely regarded as a highlight of National Police Week. This year, 371 fallen officers were recognized during the vigil. Seven of them coming from Indiana including: Charlestown Police Officer Benton Bertram, Indiana Conservation Officer Sgt Ed. Bollman, Allen County Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt.. Joseph […]

  • Mother of fallen IMPD officer Rod Bradway works to help those who know her pain

    WASHINGTON D.C. – As thousands of people gather in Washington D.C. for National Police Week, the mother of a fallen Hoosier officer is working to make sure those who know her pain are never forgotten. Sheri Bradway is the mother of IMPD officer Rod Bradway who was killed in the line of duty in 2013. While Sheri was attending National Police Week the following year, she says she noticed a certain group of survivors were being “neglected.” “Moms don’t get anything, and they’re […]

  • Seven Indiana officers to be honored at National Police Week

    WASHINGTON D.C.—Sunday marked the official beginning of National Police Week, the annual memorial honoring law enforcement officers who gave their lives in the line of duty. Seven Indiana officers are being honored this year, including Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Jake Pickett, and Terre Haute police officer Rob Pitts. From the second the survivors stepped off their planes, they were greeted by groups of officers waiting to escort them and help them collect their bags. Ronda Osenbaugh, the sister of fallen Indiana […]

  • IN Focus: Young proposes raising legal smoking age

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – U.S. Senator Todd Young (R) is joining a group of politicians hoping to change the rules on smoking. The Indiana lawmaker, along with Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) have introduced a bill that would change the legal smoking age from 18 to 21, a move that’s designed to specifically target teenage use of vape products. “Particularly among our younger Hoosiers and younger Americans, there’s a crisis we’re facing. And that’s a […]

  • IN Focus: Hogsett, Merritt gear up for general election, react to Ten Point controversy

    INDIANAPOLIS – Controversial comments posted on Facebook about the Ten Point Coalition brought strong reaction Friday from Indianapolis’ mayor and the candidate seeking to replace him this election year. Mayor Joe Hogsett (D-Indianapolis) and his opponent State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) both reacted to the news after two Indianapolis city employees were reprimanded following those controversial comments made on social media. Late Thursday night, a city spokesperson confirmed Gregory Meriweather, the Strategic Initiative Liaison for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, […]

  • Behind the Badge: Indianapolis firefighter, alumni work to restore closed college

    RENSSELAER, Ind. – Two years ago, Saint Joseph’s College suspended operations. The college had experienced long-term financial issues and could no longer sustain programs. But in the time since the school closed its doors, many of its outdoor athletic facilities, including the baseball field, have become overrun with weeds and overgrowth. Earlier this year, Tom Gandolph and Jason Taulman decided to do something about it. “To see it not look right was painful,” Taulman said. Gandolph, an Indianapolis firefighter, and […]

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