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

Recent Articles
  • Hidden History: Celebrating IU’s ‘Godfather’ of jazz education

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — He was a pioneer of jazz who built IU’s renowned jazz studies program from the ground up, while impacting thousands. David Baker is often thought of as the “Godfather of Jazz Education.” For five decades he forged a long-lasting legacy in the halls of IU’s Jacobs School of Music. Baker began his jazz career as prolific trombonist in his own right. Eventually he was forced to end his playing career following a car accident in 1953. Baker […]

  • Hidden History: Remembering NFL legend George Taliaferro

    A highlight of this year’s Super Bowl was the NFL’s pre-game celebration that paid homage to its trailblazers and icons for its 100th season. One of those trailblazers is a Hoosier, George Taliaferro. Taliaferro is a National Football League legend. He’s the first black man to be drafted to the NFL. Before that, Taliaferro broke barriers in the halls and on the field of IU in Bloomington. “George Taliaferro was not only one of the ten greatest football players ever […]

  • Fortville police search for vandals who threw rocks through sushi restaurant windows

    FORTVILLE, Ind. — Fortville police are trying to figure out who was behind the recent vandalism of a sushi restaurant. According to the owner of “Bonsai Fortville,” sometime between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning someone threw multiple rocks through the restaurant’s windows. “Obviously this was done from anger and hate,” Tim Breunig said. Breunig says the damage to the restaurant will cost thousands. Early Thursday Breunig posted on the restaurant’s Facebook page that despite the damage, the restaurant would […]

  • Teens at Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility get second chance through coding program

    The Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility is preparing to graduate more teenagers from its The Last Mile coding program. The program teaches technology and business skills to men, women and teens behind bars with the hope of giving them a better chance at a success when they leave. On Thursday, two teens presented their capstone project, showing the websites and games they created in a showcase of their new abilities. For those enrolled in the course like Isaiah Castro, the capstone […]

  • Head of Indianapolis FOP calls out electronic monitoring system, decries ‘catch-and-release’ problem

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The head of the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police called out the Marion County Community Corrections electronic monitoring program Tuesday. In a series of tweets, Rick Snyder took aim at the number of offenders wearing electronic monitoring bracelets, the number offenders who re-offend while in the program, and the number of offenders who cut off their bracelets and “disappear” altogether. DID YOU KNOW: Indy has hired a company to hunt down all the missing gps monitors that […]

  • BIG 10 weekend arrives in the Circle City

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN–There will be a sea of red in downtown Indy this weekend as fans of Ohio State and Wisconsin football converge on the Circle City for the BIG10 Championship. Indiana Sports Corp says more than 76,000 people are expected to fill Lucas Oil Stadium for the game. Another 35,000 fans are expected to attend the BIG10 Fan Fest at the Indiana Convention Center. All told, BIG10 Weekend is expected to haul in $20 million in revenue for the city. […]

  • Calling all dog owners, Purdue University needs your help

    LAFAYETTE, IN –Purdue University wants your dog. The university is joining more than 40 scientists and researchers from across the country looking at the general health and wellness of dogs. “What we hope to accomplish with this study is to learn more about healthy aging,” said Audrey Ruple, assistant professor of One Health Epidemiology in the College of Health and Human Sciences’ Department of Public Health. The study, called the Dog Aging Project, will take 10 years and track dogs […]

  • Ivanka Trump kicks off visit to Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Ivanka Trump kicked off her two-day tour of Indianapolis Wednesday. Trump is in town for the fourth American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting, where she is joined by the likes of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and Gov. Eric Holcomb who is a member of the board. The advisory board is intended to provide advice and recommendations to the National Council for the American Worker. Part of a push the White House says is designed to help get […]

  • IN Focus: State, local governments tackle marijuana legalization debate

    PENDLETON, Ind. — In a historic move, the House Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would legalize marijuana on the federal level by removing it from Schedule 1 of the Controlled Substances Act. But in Pendleton, town officials say they hope to stop sales before they even start. On November 14, the Pendleton town council approved the first reading of an ordinance that would ban the production and sale of recreational marijuana. A preemptive strike that would make it the […]

  • Study shows Christmas tree farms facing difficulties in Indiana

    HANOCK COUNTY, Ind. — A new study shows Hoosiers may have fewer options when it comes to a holiday tradition as Christmas tree farms face a tough future. Spend enough time with Bob Wendt and its obvious, he loves what he does. For the past 35 years, Wendt has owned the Lost 40 Tree Farm, supplying Christmas trees to thousands, though lately, times have been a little rough. “If it weren`t for the droughts and floods we`d probably have at […]

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