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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
  • As deadly fires increase, state officials look to equip Hoosiers with smoke detectors

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — State fire investigators say the cause of the fire that killed six people, including four children, in Logansport last month cannot be determined. What is clear is that the home didn’t have any working smoke detectors that may have alerted the family when the fire broke out. Fire officials say they’re now working on a plan that would use federal grant money to help prevent more Hoosier deaths by supplying thousands of residents with smoke detectors The […]

  • Downtown business says city is ignoring pothole problem, but officials disagree

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Employees at a downtown Indianapolis business say potholes have made the street outside of their building nearly impassable. Adding to the problems, the employees say the city has so far failed to respond to their calls for service. The roads outside Courier, a business which sits a stone’s throw away from Lucas Oil Stadium on the corner of Pennsylvania and McCarty streets, have been in some level of disrepair for the better part of two years. Since […]

  • Friends and family of fallen Boone County deputy raising money for National Police Week

    LEBANON, Ind. – It’s been nine months since Boone County Deputy Jake Pickett was killed in the line of duty. Now, Pickett’s loved ones and fellow deputies are asking for your help in the hopes of honoring him one more time. Family friends Megan Cantrell and Michelle Atkinson are helping the Boone County Sheriff’s Office raise money to send as many deputies and staffers as they can to National Police Week in May. Each year, thousands gather in Washington D.C. […]

  • Bird scooter causes damage to Indianapolis man’s car, company says no to paying for full repair

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —In late October, Matt Kawiecki thought a trip to Mass Ave for brunch would only result in a few dollars spent and a full stomach. He was wrong. Returning from his brunch, Kawiecki said he noticed a parked Bird scooter had tipped over and was leaning against his car. Further examination revealed that the handle of the scooter had created a small dent on his car’s hood. Kawiecki says the best he could figure; the wind knocked the […]

  • Hoosier firefighters at increased risk for dying of cancer, according to new study

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —Cancer is the biggest killer of firefighters across the nation, according to the International Association of Firefighters, and a new report from IUPUI says Hoosier firefighters are at an increased risk. According to “Excess mortality among Indiana firefighters, 1985-2013,” which was published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, Hoosier firefighters face a 20% higher risk of dying from cancer than non-firefighters. The study, which looked at the cause of death of 2,818 firefighters from 1985-2013, found 30.4 died […]

  • BIG10 Championship means big money for the Circle City

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– No matter who wins the BIG10 Championship game on Saturday featuring the Northwestern University Wildcats and the Ohio State University Buckeyes, Indianapolis will come out on top. By early Friday morning, fans from both teams had already started making their way to the circle city. Tourism officials with Visit Indy estimate by Sunday night, more than 100,000 visitors would make their way to and through the circle city. “We suspect that we’ll see record setting crowds here this […]

  • Nonprofit helps domestic violence survivors move forward with smartphone donations

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A new program is helping survivors of domestic violence reconnect with the outside world through smartphones. Nonprofit TCC Gives’ “More Than a Phone” program provides smartphones along with data, text and talk services to domestic violence survivors. The program is currently used in conjunction with eight organizations that help survivors of domestic violence in Indiana including Coburn Place, The Julian Center and Prevail of Central Indiana. It also serves organizations in St. Louis and Idaho. “We want […]

  • Cumberland police request public’s help in identifying gas station robbers

    CUMBERLAND, Ind. — Cumberland police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down the culprits behind a string of robberies at a local gas station. Police say the Speedway gas station located at 10th St. and German Church Rd. has been robbed at least three times in 2018. The last two times occurred within nine days of each other on Nov. 19 and Nov. 28. The department posted about the robberies on Facebook. “It’s starting to become a little bit of […]

  • Local police warn about dangers of buying Airsoft guns as gifts

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With the holiday shopping season in full swing, local police departments are warning Hoosiers about a popular and dangerous holiday gift: Airsoft guns. As of Tuesday afternoon, police departments like Southport and Cumberland had shared a Facebook post showing the similarity in looks between an Airsoft gun vs. the real weapons they’re made to imitate. Southport police chief Tom Vaughn says his department felt it was important to share due to the fact his officers have had […]

  • Experts warn against holiday scams ahead of Black Friday, Cyber Monday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The biggest shopping weekend is just around the corner. In 2017, roughly 174 million Americans went shopping during the weekend sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But while shoppers rush to stores or search online for the best sales this year, experts are once again warning about the potential for holiday scams and dangers. Tim Maniscalo with the Better Business Bureau Serving Central Indiana says the holiday shopping season is a popular time for criminals to […]