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
  • Northwest side business gets vandalized, owners say they’re victims of a hate crime

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —Two small business owners on the northwest side say their business was the target of vandals. Now the couple, and local leaders say believe it was a hate crime. On Monday morning, Rajesh and Vidhya  Patnaik said they arrived at their sign printing shop ”Signs by Tomorrow” and found  it covered in hateful graffiti. Many of the messages targeted their Hindu religion. “First I saw the front, and then I decided to go look at the back. On […]

  • Mooresville mobile home residents fed up with mounting trash pile

    MOORESVILLE, Ind. – Residents at the Mooresville Mobile Home Community say they’ve been living next to mounds of trash for weeks.  Now, they’re fed up and hope something is done about it. Residents say trash has been piling up inside a trash enclosure for weeks, causing it to look more like a landfill. A spokesperson from the community’s corporate office, who declined to go on camera, says the problem came down to a busted trash compactor. However, residents say no […]

  • VIDEO: Police need your help finding vehicle that destroyed IFD hose

      INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – As if firefighters don’t have a tough enough job already, two drivers on Indy’s northwest side made it even more difficult when they ran over and destroyed a fire hose. The Indianapolis Fire Department tweeted two videos of the incident which occurred during a fire yesterday at 4219 Winding Way. The video shows first a silver vehicle and then a black SUV drive over the yellow hose. The hose burst open after the second vehicle ran […]

  • Debate over police hiring emerges in Anderson

    ANDERSON, Ind.– An Anderson city councilman says his city needs to do more when it comes to hiring police officers. He’s hoping a change happens quickly before it becomes a public safety issue. Councilman Jon Bell says recently, the number of officers has slid in Anderson due to issues such as military leave and officers leaving for another job. According to Bell, the city’s current roster of officers is at 95, which is too low considering the ideal number, is […]

  • Seymour police use school buses to crack down on distracted driving

    SEYMOUR, Ind.– The Seymour Police Department is taking a new approach to crack down on distracted driving. On Thursday, the department launched what they call “Operation Pullover.” Using school buses as undercover police vehicles, officers caught unsuspecting Hoosiers who are distracted driving, or otherwise breaking the law (not wearing a seat belt, moving violations, texting, etc.) The officers inside the bus then signal over to another officer nearby who pulls the person over. “We’ve identified that the number one cause […]

  • Police investigating alleged sexual assault at IU fraternity

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Investigators say they’re looking into claims of sexual assault at an Indiana University fraternity. Reportedly, this latest case happened on Sept. 9 during a party at the Sigma Phi Epsilon house. Investigators say they do believe that alcohol was involved. “There is some level of acquaintance,” said IU Police Captain Craig Munroe. “I do not know what that is right now, but we do have an ongoing investigation,” According to Munroe, investigators are waiting to officially interview […]

  • Topgolf, IKEA still searching for employees

    FISHERS, Ind. – Businesses preparing to open in Fishers, like Topgolf and IKEA, say they’re still looking for employees. A representative from Topgolf says so far, the company has hired about 350 employees. In July, the company announced it had 500 open positions. Across the street, Portillos and IKEA both say they also have vacant positions. A spokesperson with IKEA says they’ve currently filled roughly 90 percent of their vacancies. Company officials with all three companies say they’re confident that […]

  • Center Grove students help Midwest Food Bank send aid to hurricane victims

      INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — If there ever was an acceptable reason for ditching school, a group of students at Center Grove High School found it on Tuesday. As part of the school’s annual “Day of Caring,” the students pitched in with the Midwest Food Bank and their hurricane relief efforts. “I just feel like it’s something that we need to do as part of America,” student Daniel Green said. For hours, students packed, sorted and loaded a semi’s worth of relief […]

  • Suspect in “Brian Kil” cyber threats faces federal judge

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.  -The man authorities say prompted shut downs of two Central Indiana high schools and coerced underage girls into sending him nude photos, will remain in federal custody until his trial concludes. On Friday, Buster Hernandez, who investigators say is better known by the online moniker “Brian Kil” faced a federal judge. As the judge read off the charges, Hernandez remained silent. He faces six counts of production of child pornography, three counts of distributing child pornography, four counts […]

  • Police, firefighter dynamic duo use comedy to promote public safety

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – They’re the Laurel and Hardy of the first responder world. Two Central Indiana public information officers; one state police officer, one firefighter, using what some call a budding “bromance” to reach the masses. Wayne Township Fire Captain Mike Pruitt and Indiana State Police Sergeant John Perrine’s comedy and social media have become vehicles for education. “We’re at this point in society where public safety social media isn’t going away. So I think you’ve got to find a […]