Carson Quinn is a reporter for FOX59 and CBS4. She joined the two stations in October 2015.
For the past ten years, Carson has reported for TV stations and online media outlets across the Country, including WISH in Indianapolis, WMTV in Madison, Wisconsin, WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia, Bloomberg TV in Chicago. She stepped out of news for a few years to work at a public relations firm and as the Public Information Officer for the Illinois Department of Transportation. She started her career in New York City as an Eyewitness News Desk Assistant at WABC-TV.
A Chicago native, Carson graduated with a Bachelors degree from Cornell University, and a Masters degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She’s the president of Cornell University’s Alumni Club of Indianapolis.
A former ballet dancer, Carson is an avid runner and loves to travel – especially internationally – with her husband, Casey.
Passionate about stories that matter and make a difference, Carson would love to hear from you if you have a story idea.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Mar. 4, 2016) – A Fishers man pleaded guilty to a 2013 tax fraud scheme worth more than $1.5 million. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the owner of a chain of tax service centers, helped to defraud taxpayers. David R. Franklin owned and operated twenty Instant Tax Service locations in Indiana. Between 2010 and 2012 he prepared and encouraged his employees to prepare more than 2,300 false tax returns, which resulted in a $1.5 million loss […]
4 Fast Facts U.S. savings bonds have declined in popularity over the years $722,000 in unclaimed savings bonds in Indiana Many bonds were passed down or have old information Hoosiers can check online to see if they have unclaimed money INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 3, 2016) – More than $700,000 in Indiana savings bonds are still unclaimed, even decades after they’ve matured. “Years ago, people used to buy savings bonds really out of a sense of patriotism,” said Indiana Attorney General […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Mar. 1, 2016) – Indiana’s infant mortality rate remains one of the highest in the Country. In fact, it’s one of Governor Pence’s top priorities. Now a new helpline aims to bring down the rate, while offering resources to pregnant and new moms. “We want moms to know that we provide information, referrals and resources relating to maternal child health needs,” said Diana Feliciano, the MCH Helpline Manager. The helpline launched this week through the Indiana Department of […]
GREENSBURG, Ind. (Feb. 26, 2016) – If you received a text message from Main Source bank asking for your personal information, bank representatives warn not to click on it. “It’s a pretty obvious looking text, it’s unusual,” said Carrie Stapp, senior vice president director of marketing for Main Source bank, headquartered in Greensburg. “It’s suspicious looking.” Thousands of people may have received the text message appearing to have come from Main Source Bank, but the problem is the bank didn’t […]
BEECH GROVE, Ind. (Feb. 23, 2016) – The Beech Grove Police Department is under scrutiny after two employees have been using hundreds sick days towards their retirement– a use of benefit time that goes against the city’s employee benefit policy. Some City Council members say taxpayers are paying for something they shouldn’t have to. Howeer, they’re quick to add that the issue is less about the two men that may have inappropriately used their sick days, and more about the […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 22, 2016) – A Lawrence woman who lived through the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi is reflecting on her experience this February, Black History Month. She helped many people vote for the first time. “I’ve always done, helped people in different ways,” said Ethel O’Neal who is now in her 80s. Many may consider her a civil rights activist, but she humbly declines. “I just wanted to help people,” said O’Neal. “I felt that they had a […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 22, 2016) – After a handful of men steal aluminum wheels from an auto parts lot on Indianapolis’ southeast side, investigators need the public’s help. The most recent theft happened Monday morning just after 3 o’clock. Despite all efforts from the auto parts lot, the wheels keep disappearing. “That’s the only thing they’re stealing,” said Jeremiah Johnson, owner of Brothers Auto Parts. He says he’s fed up and frustrated. “They come in, they’re in here about ten […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 18, 2016) – A family of five is without a home after flames destroyed their home Monday night. Now the community is coming together to try and help them get back on their feet. Lanna and Clint Smith were home with their kids when the fire began, but luckily escaped safety. The fire department estimates damages of $300,000, including the family’s two cars. “We’ve offered help in any way that that they need,” said Mark Lowe who […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 17, 2016) – As more families opt for cell phones over landlines, the Marion County Sheriff says many children don’t know how to call 911 in an emergency. “About 50 percent of the households in this county, as well as across the nation, don’t even have a landline in their house anymore,” said Marion County Sheriff John Layton. “It’s all cell phones.” Because many mobile phones default to the locked screen, children may not know how to […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 4, 2016) – For years, doctors have cautioned against drinking while pregnant. Now, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has boldly come out saying no woman should drink alcohol if she is not taking birth control. For the 3.3 million women between the ages of 15 and 44, the CDC says if you’re not taking birth control and you decide to drink, you could be putting your unborn baby at risk for fetal alcohol syndrome. “It feels […]