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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
  • Jay County school district gives teachers access to guns as part of new safety upgrades

    PORTLAND, Ind. — What started as a bold idea is now a reality for the Jay School Corporation. The district has now placed several biometric safes with guns inside at each of its eight schools, moving forward with an idea announced in 2018. A select group of teachers and staff at each school was vetted by the sheriff’s office and trained on how to use the guns. Now, that group has access to the firearms if an active shooter situation […]

  • Purdue student raises $20K for cancer research by end of 100-mile walk for Tyler Trent

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A Purdue University student completed a 100-mile journey from West Lafayette to Bloomington in honor of beloved Boilermaker Tyler Trent. Aaron Lai raised thousands of dollars with his “Walk for Tyler Trent,” which ended at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, where Purdue defeated Indiana on Tuesday. If Lai’s first 90 miles were hard, his home stretch was downright torture. “It’s like walking on coals, every step is like walking on coals,” said Lai Like a silent prayer on […]

  • Russiaville tax filing business denies service to same-sex couple, cites religious freedom

    RUSSIAVILLE, Ind. — A married couple in Russiaville says a local tax filing service denied them service because they’re a same-sex couple. Bailey and Samantha Brazzel say they went to Carter Tax Service to file a joint return. Bailey Brazzel said she previously used the service, filing individually,  without incident. However, when she took her new wife Samantha with her so they could file jointly, Carter Tax Service denied them service. The owners say it’s because they are a same-sex couple. Nancy […]

  • Some Indy business owners angered by Red Line construction

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Business owners along College Avenue in Broad Ripple say construction on the Red Line public transit project is hurting their bottom line. Business owners say new parking restrictions put in place this week from 38th to 66th Street along College Avenue is stemming the tide of customers. The restrictions were put in place on Monday as part of an accelerated Red Line construction timetable by IndyGo. The accelerated schedule is proposed to cut the construction schedule by four […]

  • Breaking the code for pain: IU researchers develop blood test that can track patient pain

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Researchers at the IU School of Medicine believe they’ve developed a way to help change how doctors prescribe addictive prescription drugs. Dr. Alexander Niculescu and his team believe they’ve developed a blood test that can determine the severity of pain a patient is experiencing. The test would also allow for doctors to have a clearer picture of patient needs. “We think we broke the code for pain,” Niculescu said. The current system for pain diagnosis and prescription relies on what […]

  • Many Hoosiers can expect to see a smaller tax refund in 2019

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Tax season is now in full swing, and millions of people, including Hoosiers, are anxiously waiting for a refund. But many Americans are now finding that their refund is smaller than expected. According to the most recent report from the IRS, the average tax refund is down 8.4 percent so far in 2019. That amount translates into roughly $170. Tax analysts say the disparity can be attributed to the new tax code established by the 2017 Tax […]

  • INDOT crews work overtime to clear potholes from interstates

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) says crews will work overtime this week to clear numerous potholes popping up on the interstates. A spokesperson for the agency says the flux in temperatures has played a role as to why so many potholes have popped up as of late. Crews are working to get a handle on the problem now. “Tonight, we are bringing in extra crews from other districts. At least five crews will be out just doing […]

  • Lawsuit looks to provide legal counsel for Indiana kids involved in child welfare cases

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indiana has an increasing number of child welfare cases piling up in courtrooms. However, a new lawsuit is hoping to get the children at the center of those cases their own legal representation. A class action lawsuit filed by Children’s Advocacy Institute, San Francisco law firm Morrison & Foerster and Indianapolis law firm DeLaney & DeLaney alleges that Indiana is violating the constitutional rights of children involved in Child in Need of Services cases by not providing […]

  • IMPD makes care package to show support for fellow officer deployed overseas

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — IMPD officers came together to show one of their own how much they care. Chris Higgins has been an officer with IMPD’s Southwest district for three years. Three weeks ago he deployed to Kuwait as a member of the Air Force Reserves. Higgins’ wife, Anne, wanted to send her husband something that would make him feel loved, so she came up with the idea to get officers from the southwest district to sign a card or write […]

  • IPS approves across-the-board raises up to 22 percent for non-teaching staff members

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A proposal approved by the Indianapolis Public Schools’ board Thursday will provide between 3 and 22 percent raises to all of the district’s non-teaching staff. The raises include both employees unionized through AFSCME and non-bargaining employees. They will also apply to positions that are currently open as the district seeks to fill high-turnover jobs. According to district administrators, the raises would mark the first base salary increase for most non-teaching staff in 10 years. Here is the […]

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