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.
When not at work you can usually find Nick out on the golf course or at a brewery or restaurant where he loves trying new local fare.
He’s also an avid bow hunter and is excited to see what Indiana has to offer.
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Recent Articles
  • Family looks to community for help with Harry Potter themed funeral for 11-year old Kokomo girl

    KOKOMO, Ind. – A Kokomo family dealing with the loss of a daughter is hoping the community can help them to celebrate her life. Ryana Alexis Nix died Monday due to complications from leukemia. She was 11. Ryana’s mother, Kayla Beatty, says while her daughter still had so much of her life to figure out one thing was clear – she loved Harry Potter. “She instantly fell in love with it,” said Beatty. “She went through the whole series in just […]

  • Advocates draw attention to teen suicide risks as school year begins

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – As more Hoosier students head back to school this week, advocates are reminding parents about the importance of suicide awareness and prevention. According to the Indiana Youth Institute, 1 in 5 Indiana high school students has seriously considered attempting suicide in the past year; helping to make suicide the second leading cause of death for Hoosiers ages 15-24. “If you walk into a classroom and count off one to five, that really hits home as to the […]

  • Duck boat tragedy survivor Tia Coleman talks about heartache of losing family for first time since returning home

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– An Indianapolis woman who survived the Missouri duck boat tragedy spoke from her home about the heartache of losing her husband and children and a new petition she is launching to ban duck boats. Tia Coleman lost nine of 11 family members during last month’s disaster that killed a total of 17 people. Donovan Hall, Coleman’s nephew, was the only other survivor from the family. Her husband, Glenn, and three young children – Arya, 1, Evan, 7, and […]

  • Support grows for Roncalli High School counselor placed on leave

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Support grew Monday night for a Roncalli High school counselor placed on leave after she says school officials found out about her same sex marriage. Outside of Roncalli High School, students, parents and alumni formed a show of support for guidance counselor Shelly Fitzgerald that included flowers, shirts and handwritten messages Those messages included the hashtag I support Mrs. Fitzgerald and Love More. The Roncalli High School Board of Directors gathered for a meeting at the Indianapolis […]

  • Geist homeowner’s association looks to ban registered sex offenders from community

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A new proposal by a homeowners association in Geist is raising some eyebrows. Earlier this month, homeowners received a letter for a proposed amendment to community regulations that would “restrict registered sex offenders from living in the community.” In the letter the Geist Harbours Property Owners Association, which oversees more than 2,000 homes in the community, said it needs the approval of at least 75 percent of homeowners for the proposal to move forward. Several homeowners say at […]

  • Hoosiers head west to help fight wildfires

    TRAIL, Ore. – As more than a dozen major wildfires burn across California and Oregon, Hoosiers are packing up to give a helping hand. In the past few weeks, Indiana crews from the Department of Natural Resources, The Hoosier National Forest, The Nature Conservancy and other agencies have all traveled to affected states to help tame the wildfires. Tens of thousands of people in California and Oregon have been evacuated from their homes. More than 14,000 firefighters from across the […]

  • 911 texting program has been successful since it was launched statewide 2 years ago

    GREENFIELD, Ind. – Indiana is celebrating two years since Hoosiers in every county have been able to text 911 in case of an emergency. Indiana State Treasurer and Chairman of the State 911 Board Kelly Mitchell is spending the next month visiting the 25 counties that have the highest use of text to 911. “We’ve just always been out in front and we’re really proud of the 911 system we have and we’re especially proud of the dispatchers and directors,” […]

  • Seymour police say undercover school bus operation helping to reduce distracted driving

    SEYMOUR, Ind. – Seymour police say a bold approach to crack down on distracted driving has resulted in great success. Operation Pullover was launched last summer by the Seymour Police Department. Using school buses as undercover police vehicles, officers caught unsuspecting Hoosiers that were engaged in distracted driving, or otherwise breaking the law (no seat belts, moving violations, etc.) The officers inside the bus then signal over to another officer nearby who pulls the person over. During their first go-round […]

  • INDOT crews open I-65 West Street ramps ahead of schedule

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —It was a much welcomed surprise to downtown commuters Monday afternoon. Just before rush hour traffic began, the Indiana Department of Transportation reopened the West Street ramps to traffic for sections of I-65 downtown. Since July 1, commuters have had to avoid a portion of I-65 between meridian and 21st Street t as the agency conducted bridge resurfacing work. Officials say closures at 21st Street for southbound will continue, along with Meridian Street for northbound traffic and on the […]

  • IN Focus: Governor provides metal detectors to Indiana schools

    INDIANAPOLIS – More than ninety percent of Indiana public schools have signed up to receive handheld metal detectors free of charge after Gov. Eric Holcomb rolled out a new program earlier this month. Under the new program, schools are eligible for one device for every 250 students. “We at the very outset said we wanted to make this a local decision that we would make available at no cost to them,” Holcomb said. The device is another tool to help […]