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.
Feel free to drop him a line on Twitter at @NickMcGilltv or at nmcgill@fox59.com


Recent Articles
  • New rules look to help elderly fraud victims

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Advocates for the elderly are calling new rules designed to help protect the elderly from fraud a “step in the right direction.” Starting Monday, brokers can place temporary holds on accounts of elderly clients who may have been victims of financial exploitation, thanks to new rules by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. “If we’re finding ways for these different people in different positions to be able to respond when they have legitimate reasonable concerns, that’s wonderful, because we’re […]

  • Security experts: identifying threats to public safety a “complicated” process

      INDIANAPOLIS, IN–Law enforcement officials often have to make quick calls when it comes to threats to public safety. But the process of determining what is a threat is actually a complicated one.  Security expert peter Beering says the problem with connecting the dots, is often knowing defining what a dot is. Beering, who has more than 3 decades of law enforcement experience, says the process of determining the veracity of threats often starts with critical questions, such as the […]

  • In wake of Florida shooting, mental health experts draw attention to importance of “warning signs”

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – As many ask what more could have been done to prevent the killing of 17 people at a Florida high school, mental health experts are drawing attention to the importance of the warning signs that someone may be planning to hurt people. Anita Thomas, the University of Indianapolis’ Dean of Applied Behavioral Sciences says often times people think back after an incident and remember that there were clear warning signs. However, those signs so often aren’t put […]

  • Hancock County officials unveil app to help those suffering from heart attacks

    GREENFIELD, Ind. — It’s like Uber for CPR! At least that’s how Hancock County officials are describing the “PulsePoint” app they unveiled on Wednesday. PulsePoint is a free app that alerts people trained in CPR when someone nearby suffers sudden cardiac arrest. The app was brought to Hancock County as the result of a partnership between Hancock Health, Hancock County 911 Center and Emergency Medical Services leaders. “We are going to save lives here in Hancock County with this new technology,” […]

  • President Trump’s budget would end loan forgiveness program for public servants

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A portion of President Trump’s official budget is drawing criticism for how it would affect those that take out federal student loans. In his 2019 fiscal year budget, the president has proposed a wide range of student loan reforms, namely a retooling of the income driven repayment system (narrowing down the number of plans from four to one), the elimination of subsidized loans for undergraduates, and the elimination of the public service loan program. While the moves […]

  • Experts warn against home remedies after mom allegedly feeds child hydrochloric acid, chlorine to cure autism

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A father on the city’s south side accused his wife of feeding their child bleach to help cure her autism, according to a recent police report. The report says the mother was putting drops of hydrochloric acid and water purifying solution (which contains chlorine) in her child’s drink. The man says his wife told him she read about the mixture online in a Facebook group. The mother reportedly identified the mixture as the “miracle mineral solution.” According […]

  • INDOT to close section of I-65 near downtown for bridge reconstruction project

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —INDOT is giving drivers plenty of warning about a construction project that will close a chunk of I-65 north of downtown for more than a month. Earlier this week, the agency announced a reconstruction project to repave seven bridges along the interstate. The project, which is supposed to kick off sometime between late spring and summer, will last for approximately 35 days. INDOT says during that time, they will close both directions of I-65 between Meridian St. and […]

  • 19-year-old faces reckless homicide charge in connection with Greenfield teen’s overdose death

      GREENFIELD, Ind. – Prosecutors in Hancock County have charged at 19-year-old in connection with the overdose death of a teen earlier this year. Around noon on Jan. 3, 2018, Greenfield police and EMS units were called to a home in the 900 block of Gondola Run for an unresponsive person. There they found 16-year-old Jacob Root. Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead. The Hancock County Coroner’s Office ruled that Root died from a fentanyl […]

  • Danville police using ‘driver feedback’ sign to reduce speeding

    DANVILLE, Ind. – The Danville Metropolitan Police Department is taking a “different” approach to curb speeding drivers. Tuesday, the department installed a “Digital Driver Feedback” speed sign along a stretch of Lincoln Street, which officers say is notorious for speeders. The sign posts a driver’s speed followed by emoji-like characters providing “feedback.” “If you’re doing the speed limit or below its going to give you the smiley emoji, then obviously if you’re speeding it’s going to flash for you to […]

  • If you’re sick, stay home! Flu season costing Indiana employers millions

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – If you called in sick on Monday, you weren’t alone. The Monday after the Super Bowl is now commonly known as “Super Sick Monday,” a day notorious for people falling “ill.” This year, estimates predict more than 14 million people called off work. Despite the fact that many of those who called off work may simply be feeling the effects of a late night complete with plenty of alcohol and junk food, health professionals are pointing out […]