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
  • Boone County prosecutors see uptick in child abuse cases

    LEBANON, Ind. – Boone County prosecutors say there has been an increase in child abuse cases where the victims are toddler age or younger. Since July, prosecutors confirm they have opened at least five new cases with victims in that age range, which is more than they see in a typical year. In some of those cases, parents attribute the incidents to being frustrated or overwhelmed. In one particular case, a 4-month-old child was found to have 14 different fractures […]

  • Construction project that will shut down I-465 on southwest side set to begin Friday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Starting Friday, September 14, INDOT will close a stretch of I-465 spanning from I-70 to I-65 on the southwest side. The agency will close one direction of the interstate at a time starting with eastbound (Sept. 14 through Sept. 24) before working on the westbound side (Sept. 28 through Oct. 8). “We’re looking at 110,000 vehicles that take that stretch of I-465 daily, so that’s 110,000 different vehicles that have to find their way around for each of […]

  • Backlash over new Nike campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick growing

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Nike’s decision to feature former San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick as the face of its latest ad is facing growing backlash. The partnership between Kaepernick and Nike centers around the company’s 30th anniversary of the “Just Do It” campaign. Kaepernick himself unveiled the partnership Monday on twitter with a caption that read “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” The news of the campaign resulted in people calling a boycott of the company and staging […]

  • 3 adults killed, 2 children airlifted after Morgan County crash

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. – A crash in Morgan County killed three adults and sent two children to the hospital, investigators say. The crash happened around 10:15 p.m. Sunday near Baseline Road and Turkey Neck in Paragon. The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department said the car came to a t-intersection and missed it, sending the car into a deep ravine. “It appears the driver may not have been familiar with the roadway, he completely missed the t-intersection and ran off the roadway […]

  • Indiana colleges facing housing shortage

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Two of Indiana’s most notable universities are facing a similar problem. They have too many students and not enough dorms rooms for them to live in. Both Purdue and Indiana University say an overflow in their freshman classes has caused them to place more than 100 students each in temporary housing. As of Thursday, Purdue officials say that number has now been reduced to 26, and IU officials say their number of students in temporary housing has […]

  • STD rates on the rise among young adults

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A new report from the CDC says STDs are on the rise across the country. Now, health experts are calling for increased education for those most likely to be infected. According to the report, Gonorrhea cases increased 67 percent (555,608 diagnoses), Syphilis diagnoses increased 76 percent (30,664 cases), and there were more than 1.7 million diagnoses of Chlamydia, which is the most common STD. Experts say that young people ages 15-24 are responsible for more than half of […]

  • Sheridan police officer no longer with department following viral video arrest

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A reserve officer with the Sheridan Police Department is out of a job following a viral video of an off-duty arrest. The news came after a growing chorus of critics said the officer went too far. Warning: Video contains graphic language: In Indianapolis, Indiana Black brother, Malcolm Evans, was working on his car in his own apartment complex when a white cop approached him and accused him of loitering. Two cops were called for back up and […]

  • Wayne County now a nation leader for Hepatitis A infections

    RICHMOND, Ind. – Wayne County is now one of the country’s leaders when it comes to cases of Hepatitis A. So far this year, there have been 85 cases of Hep A in Wayne County, the most cases in all of Indiana. Officials with the Wayne County Health Department say there have seen roughly 14 new cases emerge within the last week or so. “Wayne County is experiencing a huge problem with Hepatitis A right now,” environmental health specialist supervisor […]

  • 1 year later, arrests are made in Brown and Bartholomew county church vandalism cases

    NASHVILLE, Ind. – After more than a year of investigating, Brown County officials say they’ve made arrests related to a spree of church vandalisms. According to court documents, 20-year-old Renzo Signorino is being charged with two counts of burglary, three counts of institutional criminal mischief, and one count of felony level theft for incidents surrounding multiples Brown County churches, including the Way of Holiness Tabernacle, St. Agnes Catholic Church of Nashville, and the Pikes Peak Church of Christ. An underage female […]

  • Behind the Badge: Martinsville police hope to build community relationships through new show

    MARTINSVILLE, Ind. — The Martinsville Police Department is hoping a little “TV time” can help them build stronger relationships within their community. Last week, the department launched MPD TV, new show that airs on Facebook and takes viewers behind the scenes of the day-to-day department activity. Police Chief Matt Long says the goal of the show is simple: to help break down the “wall” between those who protect the community, and the people they serve. “We want to show the […]