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
  • City-county councilors want to expand smoking ban to include Indianapolis parks

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A group of city-county councilors say they want to expand the smoking ban in Indianapolis and Marion County. This time, the expansion would include all city and county parks. Councilors plan to introduce the bipartisan backed proposal Monday night. The current ban in place prohibits smoking in places like bars, restaurants, hotels and workplaces. The new proposal would expand the ban to include any public park owned or leased by the city or county. “I think it’s […]

  • Family of baby born in Mexico and held ‘hostage’ by hospital thanks supporters

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind–Beckham Ralph, the premature baby whose family says was held hostage by a Cancun hospital, is now back in Indiana. However, health experts say it’ll likely be a long road before the newborn gets to come home. Just 24 hours into the newborn’s stay in the neonatal intensive care unit at Riley Hospital for Children, family members issued new photos of Beckham’s parents Michaela Smith and Larry Ralph Jr. holding their son. NEW PICS of Beckham's parents holding him […]

  • Millions of Hoosiers to be reimbursed by BMV

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind– The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles will be issuing more than $62 million in reimbursements. In a Thursday morning press conference, Irwin Levin, an attorney with Cohen and Malad announced that more than five million Hoosiers will be getting some money back from the BMV. “Everyone, individuals, businesses, organizations, whoever was overcharged can get their money back,” he said. The settlement is part of a class-action lawsuit in which the BMV, from a period between 2002 and 2014, […]

  • Advocates push for ‘tough conversations’ after Kokomo after-school worker arrested

    KOKOMO, Ind—The Kokomo School Corporation voted on Monday to terminate the contract of a part-time after school program worker James Michael Puett. The move came after the Miami County Sheriff’s Department arrested Puett for being sexually involved with a Miami County teenager. According to the department, Puett sent sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old over social media and traveled to a residence in Miami County, on one or more occasions, where he allegedly engaged in sexual activity with the teen. […]

  • Police say synthetic drug caused at least 25 overdoses in two weeks in Bloomington

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Police in Bloomington say a synthetic drug is behind an outbreak of overdoses. Now, there are concerns that more people are being affected than numbers show. Since June 21, Bloomington police say there have been at least 25 people have overdosed on spice, a drug originally created as a synthetic form of marijuana. “All of these people are overdosing, but it’s much more of an overdose that we would see with high levels of intoxication,” Captain Steve […]

  • Fourth of July weekend spurs spike in emergency room visits

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — For most people, the Fourth of July holiday means freedom, fireworks and family gatherings. But doctors at Eskenazi Health say they’re also expecting a lot of emergency room visits as well. Doctors say between July 2 and 5 they can see a 15-20 percent increase in emergency room visits. The most common case for these visits is attributed to fireworks-related injuries. “Traumatic injuries to the hands, to the face, also eyes and ears can be problematic and […]

  • New gas tax takes effect on July 1st

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind—Starting July 1, Indiana drivers will have to pay more at the pump. That’s when a 10-cent per gallon increase in Indiana’s gas tax will take effect. The hike is part of a bill that passed earlier this year to help fund a 20-year road improvement plan. “This is game changing money for cities and towns,” Jennifer Simmons with Aim Indiana said. Aim is a municipal growth and leadership organization. Simmons says the tax increase means that over time cities […]

  • Woman says she was scammed out of thousands after hiring roof repairman in Alexandria

    ALEXANDRIA, Ind. — An 82-year-old Alexandria woman says she was scammed out of thousands of dollars after hiring someone to fix her roof. Now, she’s hoping the Madison County Prosecutor’s Office can help her find justice. Beverly Masters says she paid Jayson Ashby $8,000 to fix her roof last October. Masters claims that Ashby asked for the money up front so he could pay workers and she obliged. “So I gave him all the money he asked and he said […]

  • Investigators ask for help with identifying accident victim, meanwhile southwest side neighbors question safety

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —IMPD investigators are asking for the public’s help with identifying a bicyclist hit by a car Tuesday night. The man who was hit is now in critical condition. According to investigators, it happened around 11 p.m. Tuesday night near the intersection of Kentucky Ave. and Rybolt on the city’s southwest side. Police say the man was riding his bike along Kentucky Ave. when he was hit by a car traveling in the same direction. Investigators say the man […]

  • Shepherd Community Center launches initiative to rejuvenate east-side community

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind –A new project on the city’s east side is looking to improve area homes while tackling issues of hunger in a community with few resources. Last week, the Shepherd Community Center launched “Project 46201,” a new initiative that through the course of the summer,  aims to build five new homes for low-income families, repair and renovate at least 80 homes, and install 500 door frame gardens in the 46201 zip code. “We’re looking at real systemic issues that […]