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
  • Hoosier politicians weigh in on Mueller report

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Reactions to the 400-page Mueller report are unsurprisingly divided among political lines. Thursday, Indiana Congressman Andre Carson (D) held a press conference responding the reports release. “I’m still going through the 400-page report, as are other members of Congress, as are the press. It’s riddled with legal nuance and lawyerly talk. But I think it’s clear that Mueller very wisely has made the case to the best of his ability, and has laid on the table the authority […]

  • Community members upset by ‘wrist slap’ for Johnson County prosecutor in domestic violence case

    FRANKLIN, Ind. — Some Johnson County community members say they’re upset about the “free pass” Johnson County Prosecutor Brad Cooper has received in his domestic violence case. Cooper pleaded guilty this week to felony charges of criminal confinement, identity deception and official misconduct, as well as a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. As part of a plea deal, Cooper will perform roughly 18 months of community service, pay a small fine, and be removed from his post as a prosecutor. […]

  • Ella Whistler helps to kick off Noblesville Youth Baseball season

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Ella Whistler helped the city of Noblesville kick off its youth baseball season. In front of a crowd of thousands, Whistler threw out the first pitch for the Noblesville Youth Baseball opener. After landing a helicopter on a nearby field, members of a National Guard unit delivered her the game ball. May 25 will mark one year since a student shot Whistler and teacher Jason Seaman at Noblesville West Middle School. Community members called seeing Ella throw […]

  • Director behind production of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ in Elwood hopes to promote message of healing

    ELWOOD, Ind.—The director behind a production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” is hoping it will help bring a message of healing to a city with a reputation of racism and negativity. Harper Lee’s coming-of-age tale of racial inequality in the Deep South has long been a staple of the stage and in classrooms across the country. For Bill Smith, its themes provide a perfect vehicle to address Elwood’s past and future. “All of my life, I’ve wanted to see our […]

  • Researchers at IU say they’ve developed blood test to diagnose, treat PTSD

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Researchers at the IU School of Medicine believe they’ve developed a blood test that can help accurately diagnose Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. “Precision medicine is not only the future; precision medicine is the present,” Dr. Alexander Niculescu said. Niculescu and his research team developed the test after a 10-year long study, which followed 250 veterans over the course of 600 doctor visits. Through the study, Niculescu says his team was able to identify a specific set of biomarkers in […]

  • Anglers in Geist say they think something is poisoning fish in the reservoir

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Anglers in Geist say they think something is poisoning fish in the reservoir. Over the weekend, many anglers and boaters say they saw large amounts of dead fish washed up on Geist’s shores. Multiple people reported the fish showed signs that their deaths were due to “unnatural factors.” There were red sores and white puss-like spots on their bodies. “These fish have lesions on them, sores on them, and they are not your typical fish that die off,” […]

  • Small Brown County town up for sale

    STORY, Ind. – A tiny, historic town in Brown County is going up for sale. Story, Indiana is a popular tourist destination, crammed in between the Hoosier National Forest and the Brown County State Park. The town itself is a throwback to the late 1800s Story began as a community in 1851, but the Great Depression nearly shut down the town and forced its residents away. According to the website for the town’s bed and breakfast, “In the early 1980s […]

  • ‘They fly through’: Residents in Irvington concerned over reckless drivers

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A woman in Irvington says reckless drivers are creating a big danger in the neighborhood. Now she says a close call involving her son is proof something needs to be done before it’s too late. For the past few years, Jerrie Goldsworthy says the number of drivers speeding down residential streets and ignoring stop signs has increased dramatically. “It’s just about every other car at the corner. We count, and they fly through,” she said. Goldsworthy says […]

  • Community rallies behind long-time auto shop set to close

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN—Neighbors in Meridian-Kessler are coming together to fight for an auto service shop that’s been around since the 70’s, but will soon have to find another location. Ty’s Penn Shell Automotive has been a staple at 49th and Pennsylvania since Ty Tarr’s father opened the shop in 1974. “The last 39 years I’ve been coming here every day… All my customers are like family because I’ve been here so long,” Tarr said. Tarr took over his father’s shop in […]

  • Vigil held on near west side for missing 8-month-old Amiah Robertson

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Community members on the near west side of Indianapolis gathered Friday for a candle light vigil for missing 8-month-old Amiah Robertson. The vigil was organized by a group of neighbors who say they have taken it upon themselves to conduct nightly searches for the missing baby. “We have two separate search teams, day and night we switch off shifts. And we’re going to keep searching until we find this baby,” Timothy Smith said. Amiah has now been […]

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