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.

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Recent Articles
  • Rescue of dog seen on ‘Live PD’ leads to adoption by Lawrence police officer

    LAWRENCE, Ind. — They say dogs are man’s best friend. For Lawrence Police Department patrolman Stuart Bishop, his dog Rizzo is also one of his favorite stories. In May, Bishop, who is a part of the crew being followed by the A&E show Live PD, was called to a residence for a report of an abandoned dog tied to a fence. When he arrived, he found a young Husky tied to a fence with less than two feet of cord. […]

  • Family of murdered 20-year old calls for end to violence following death

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — “He deserved better.” That was the message Wednesday night as dozens of community members gathered to remember a young man shot and killed over the weekend. Witnesses say 20-year-old Marquis Quinn was sitting inside a car at a block party Sunday near 25th and Hillside when someone opened fire on a crowd of hundreds of people. Marquis was shot, and he later died at the hospital. “Knowing your child ain’t never, ever coming home again. That alone […]

  • 7-year-old boy from Indiana among 3 siblings who drowned at Texas beach

    LA PORTE, Texas – The family of a 7-year-old boy is heartbroken after he tragically drowned at a Texas beach. Thursday night, Virginia Anthony’s son, Zyon, was in Texas visiting his father and spending time at a beach in La Porte, which is near Houston. At some point family members say they heard Zyon cry out as he was pulled under by a strong current. He eventually drowned. Two other children, a boy and a girl belonging to his father’s […]

  • Practice runs for IndyGo’s Red Line start August 1

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Major road construction of the IndyGo Red Line is finally over, and starting August 1, drivers can expect to see Red Line buses on the roads. The Red Line doesn’t officially launch until September 1, but on Thursday, IndyGo will conduct practice runs so bus drivers and commuters can “get the hang of things.” “We have the whole month to get the drivers out there. Practicing the docking, practicing the turns,” said IndyGo Director of Public Relations […]

  • Purdue researchers say new device is designed to automatically stop opioid overdoses

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — According the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, roughly 130 people die every day from opioid-related overdoses. Now, researchers at Purdue say they’ve developed a tool to give those victims a fighting chance. Hyowon “Hugh” Lee, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Purdue, and his team have developed a device that could detect an overdose and automatically deliver a high dose of the lifesaving drug naloxone. “What we’re trying to do is come up […]

  • Westfield still working to cash in on Grand Park popularity

    WESTFIELD, Ind. — The Indianapolis Colts’ arrival to Westfield’s Grand Park for summer camp marks an extremely busy time for the city. Nearly 50,000 fans came out to see the team practice last year, and equally large crowds are expected in 2019. But despite the popularity, the question remains: Will Westfield be able to reap the benefits? According to a city spokesperson, each year Grand Park sees roughly 2.5 million visits. The number makes Westfield a top sports tourism destination for […]

  • IMPD conducting checks on the homeless during excessive heat

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – As temperatures continue to hang around in the 90s, those who are stuck outdoors can quickly feel the effects of the excessive heat. That’s why the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is now stepping in to make sure those that are most vulnerable get some relief. Members of IMPD’s Homeless and Behavioral Health Units are spending the heatwave checking in on the homeless and less fortunate so they don’t become victims of the heat. Officers spend hours handing out […]

  • Buttigieg hopes to capture young vote during trip to Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — South Bend mayor and presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (D) made a stop in the Circle City Thursday. Buttigieg took the title of keynote speaker at the Young Democrats of America Conference. Polls place Buttigieg in the top five of a crowded democratic presidential candidate field. Buttigieg looked to help close that gap with the support of his fellow millennials. During his speech Buttigieg seemed to focus on generational equality, while also touching on issues like health care […]

  • Teenage suspect dies after police pursuit of stolen vehicle ends in crash in Kokomo

    KOKOMO, Ind. – The Kokomo Police Department says the teenage driver of a stolen vehicle died after a pursuit ended in a crash on Tuesday. Officers say the Battleground Police Department made them aware of the stolen vehicle, a black Honda Civic, at about 7 a.m. They were also told that the individual in possession of the Civic was possibly armed and dangerous and en route to Kokomo to possibly do harm to an individual. At about 11:56 a.m., officers […]

  • Sen. Young among lawmakers behind new bill to help homeless veterans

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) is one of three lawmakers pushing to curb veteran homelessness across the country. This week, Young, Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) introduced the “Veteran Housing Opportunities and Unemployment Support Extension Act.” The bill would allow veterans with other-than-honorable (OTH) discharges to participate in Department of Housing and Urban Development’s VA Supportive Housing Program. “Roughly 25 percent of homeless veterans are ineligible currently to receive veteran’s assistance. What my legislation does is […]

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