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
  • Carmel-Clay Historical Society looks to preserve history with new digital platform

    CARMEL, Ind. — In 2017, it’s not uncommon to find people staring at their phones. The Carmel-Clay Historical Society is now hoping to use that simple fact to their advantage. Last week, the society launched a new self-guided historic tour platform. It essentially functions the same as the tours they currently provide, only now it’s built to fit right in the palm of your hand. “This is basically a history lesson on your phone,” Executive Director Emily Ehrgott said. Ehrgott […]

  • Delaware County investigators looking for family of World War II vet

    Investigators in Delaware County are asking for your help in tracking down the family of a deceased soldier. A grave marker U.S Army Sgt. David D. Gray was found lying on the side of the road in the northeastern part of the county. Now, investigators are trying to get it back to its rightful owners. Investigator Jeff Stanley says a man found the marker on Tuesday and originally brought it to the attention of a nearby cemetery. When the cemetery […]

  • IPS proposes school closures, parents allowed to weigh in Tuesday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—For the first time since announcing plans to close three high schools, Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) is opening the discussion up to parents and community members. Tuesday at 6 p.m., parents can weigh in on the proposal at the Board of School Commissioners meeting at the Thomas D. Gregg School 15 in Indianapolis. The Facilities Utilization Taskforce will present the full findings of its months-long report, in which it recommended the district close three high schools by the 2018-2019 […]

  • Indiana Comic-Con is back in the Circle City

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.–Calling all Storm Troopers and Walking Dead! Indiana Comic-Con is back! The fourth annual celebration of all things comic books and entertainment kicked off Friday at the Indiana Convention Center. According to estimates, more than 40,000 people are expected to walk through convention doors throughout the weekend. A spokesperson with Visit Indy says the three day event is expected to bring in roughly $3 million in revenue. Comic-Con is known for featuring hundreds of vendors, thousands of costumes and more […]

  • A new water rate hike plan emerges in Lawrence

    LAWRENCE, Ind– After some public concern, the city of Lawrence is re-tooling its proposed water rate hike. The original plan called for a near doubling of water rates within two years. Now, Mayor Steve Collier says the new proposal is much more manageable. Under the plan, rate increases for those that would be affected most adversely, such those on a fixed income, seniors, and those with low usage, will be reduced.  The plans states that those reductions will roughly translate […]

  • St. Vincent Hospital receives prestigious accreditation

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The St. Vincent Hospital Wound Healing Center is receiving some prestigious recognition. Recently, the Wound Center received accreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. The accreditation means St. Vincent has a high standard of care and patient safety, including equipment, staff and training. St. Vincent is highlighting its accreditation with the addition of two state-of-the-art Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Chambers. Officials say the chambers are larger, more comfortable and feature acrylic see-through walls and sound systems that […]

  • San Francisco group comes to Indianapolis to ‘listen’

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — If you ventured down to the intersection of Illinois and Washington streets in downtown Indianapolis Tuesday afternoon, you might have noticed a flock of people dressed in pink. The group of twelve or so pink no doubt stuck out like sore thumbs, but not because of what they were wearing. For hours, each member was stopping people and asking for one simple thing: a conversation. “And the intention is really to bring human connection back in style,” Traci […]

  • New report shows nearly half of U.S. adults are infected with HPV

    NEW YORK — Nearly half of U.S. adults have been infected with the human papillomavirus or HPV, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. A report released by the NCHS last week says about 45 percent of Americans ages 18 to 59 had some form of the virus. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection and can lead to cervical cancer and genital warts. An infectious disease specialist with IU Health says the results of the study aren’t […]

  • Indiana artist overcomes Parkinson’s to find success

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A local artist is turning a life changing disease into success. Wendell Lowe was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2009. Eventually, the disease progressed to the point where he lost the ability to use a paint brush. Instead of giving up his passion, Lowe transformed his craft. Instead of brush tips, he now uses his own fingertips. “It’s frustrating, because there’s so much you need to do as an artist that’s taken away from you with Parkinson’s. I’ve had to […]

  • Indianapolis Public Library, east side property owner wage long battle over land

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An east side woman is refusing to give her property up to the Indianapolis Public Library, which wants to build a new branch. Sheena Schmidt, who owns a few lots of land near 25th and Sherman, says the billboard hanging above it reading “say no to eminent domain” speaks for itself. “I’m not giving up this land,” she said. The library has a branch across the street from Schmidt’s property, but has a plan for a 15,000 square-foot, $5,000,000 […]