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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
  • Store on Indy’s Mass Ave robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Employees of a popular store on Mass Ave received the shock of their lives when they were robbed in broad daylight. Around 4:30 p.m. Monday, a man walked into the Global Gifts store and pulled a gun. Dianna Norris, the store’s manager, says the man looked around the store for a few minutes, then pulled his gun and forced employees and customers behind the counter while he emptied the register. “He then told them to stay in […]

  • Behind the Badge: IMPD officers strike up unlikely friendship with 95-year-old man

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN –A pair of IMPD police officers have taken it upon themselves to “adopt” a 95-year-old man. North District patrolman Chad Montgomery said he first met Leon Rhodes while following up on a hit and run accident on the 95-year-old’s block. After talking, Montgomery learned Rhodes, was living by himself, in poor health, and had no family to check up on him. “After that it was just well ill come by and check in on you,” Montgomery said. Eventually […]

  • Hoosiers having second thoughts about Dominican Republic vacations following tourist deaths

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — At least six U.S. tourists have now died under mysterious circumstances in the Dominican Republic. As news of the deaths continues to spread, some Americans, including Hoosiers, are now second guessing their vacation plans. Agents at several central Indiana travel agencies say they’ve had clients either delay, cancel or express reservations about traveling to the Dominican. Alex Kutin, the owner of Travel Leaders Indy, says he has fielded calls of concern. However, Kutin says he assures clients […]

  • IN Focus: Merritt responds to controversy over Pride parade

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis mayoral candidate and Republican State Sen. Jim Merritt says he will no longer march in Saturday’s Indy Pride Parade. Following an announcement that he planned to walk in the parade, Indy Pride released a statement saying that Merritt would be “permitted” to march in the parade, but “not welcome.” “It was expressed that, based on his anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric and voting record, he would not be welcome by Indy Pride or the majority of the community,” the statement read […]

  • New report says more children are drowning in pools

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With the summer season kicking off, many people are planning on flocking to pools to beat the heat. But a new report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission says pools are becoming a bigger danger to children. According to the report, an average of 363 kids younger than 15 died from drowning each year from 2014 through 2016. The report also outlines an average of 6,600 emergency room visits from pool or spa-related injuries per year from […]

  • Mayoral candidate Jim Merritt will no longer march at Indy Pride after controversy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis mayoral candidate and Republican State Sen. Jim Merritt says he will no longer march in Saturday’s Indy Pride Parade. Following an announcement that he planned to walk in the parade, Indy Pride released a statement saying that Merritt would be “permitted” to march in the parade, but “not welcome.” “It was expressed that, based on his anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric and voting record, he would not be welcome by Indy Pride or the majority of the community,” the […]

  • Westfield parents say weather caused HS graduation ceremony to turn “dangerous”

    WESTFIELD, Ind. — Parents of Westfield High School students are angry after they say their children’s graduation ceremony turned into to a dangerous experience, thanks to bad weather. Now, they’re calling out school administration for how things were handled. Weather eventually caused the ceremony to be postponed, but prior to its postponement, parents say school leadership delayed taking action, or communicating a weather evacuation plan. “This was supposed to be their farewell from 13 years of doing good. I’m just […]

  • Campaign aims to ‘Keep Ann Dancing’ on Mass Ave for years to come

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis Cultural Trail needs your help to “Keep Ann Dancing.” The famed sculpture on Mass Ave outside Tavern at the Point has been a fixture in the area for more than a decade. But all that dancing has taken its toll. The Ann Dancing sculpture, designed by British artist Julian Opie, is in serious need of hardware and technology upgrades to make sure the dancing doesn’t stop. The Indianapolis Cultural Trail hopes to raise $262,800 through […]

  • IN Focus: Hoosier officers remembered at National Police Week

    WASHINGTON D.C. – Indiana’s fallen officers received national recognition on Wednesday. During the National Peace Officers Memorial Service, President Donald Trump recognized the sacrifice of the nation’s officers killed in the line of duty while vowing the country would always uphold the officers’ legacy. “Your loved ones were extraordinary and selfless Americans who gave everything they had in defense of our community, our children, and our nation,” the president said. The father of fallen Boone County Deputy Jake Pickett says he hopes […]

  • A look back at National Police Week 2019

    From the opening ceremonies, to the candlelight vigil, the Peace Officers Memorial and more, here’s a look back at some of the biggest moments from National Police Week 2019. This year, seven law enforcement officers from  Indiana were added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial: Charlestown Police Officer Benton Bertram, Indiana Conservation Officer Sgt Ed. Bollman, Allen County Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt.. Joseph Cox, Jr., Fort Wayne Police Officer David Tinsley, Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts, and Boone County […]

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