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
  • 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 […]

  • As Washington mulls legalization, Pendleton looks to ban recreational marijuana

    PENDLETON, IN— 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 14th, the Pendleton town council approved the first reading of an ordinance that would ban the production, sale of recreational marijuana. A preemptive strike that would make it the first Indiana […]

  • Pence touts need for career technical training during Indianapolis visit

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN— Vice President Mike Pence made a pit-stop in Indianapolis Wednesday to address the country-wide shortage of skilled laborers. The Vice President spoke to a crowd at the Strada Education Network’s national symposium addressing what he identified as a “problem” in an otherwise “booming” economy. “We haven’t made it possible for young Americans entering the workforce to get the skills and the training a background that they need to take those good-paying jobs, or we haven’t provided the opportunities,” Pence […]

  • Neighbors get a first-hand look at new hemp drying facility in Kokomo

    KOKOMO, Ind. — Industrial hemp now the latest crop to pop up on Hoosier farms. Now the city of Kokomo has found its way at the center of this new frontier with the opening of new business. “There’s nothing suspicious going on here,” Mike Lewis said, “We hear that a lot!” Mike Lewis with Third Wave Farms says they just take it all in stride, giving some inquiring minds a tour of their 22,000 square foot hemp drying facility. “Most […]

  • Interstate death prompts warning about dangers of being broken down

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN—The death of a man killed on I-465 while changing a tire is prompting Indiana State Police to issue a warning to drivers. ISP Sgt. John Perrine says while we can’t place blame on the person killed, this time of year, the risk of experiencing a disabled vehicle increases. So, it’s important for those who find themselves in that situation to take extra precautions. “You’re essentially gambling your life on the assumption that other drivers are going to see […]

  • Experts warn people to check fireplaces, furnaces ahead of cold weather

     INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Many Hoosiers may want to curl up next to a nice warm fire with colder weather hitting central Indiana, but before you put your fireplace to work, safety experts are issuing a warning. According to the Chimney Safety Institute of America, there are over 20,000 chimney fires each year. Local chimney experts like Dennis Lamb, with The Mad Hatter, say things like creosote buildup can lead to those fires. Which is why Lamb recommends annual inspections and sweeps to […]

  • Weekly newspaper on east side aims to promote positivity

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Spend a decent amount of time in downtown Indy, or on the city’s east side, and chances are you’ll be able to spot a bright green newspaper box. Inside those boxes are what some call one of the city’s best-hidden gems. “The Weekly View” is an east-side-focused newspaper which highlights “everything positive” happening in the community.  The paper is a passion project Judy Crawford, Ethel Winslow and Paula Nicewanger started 10 years ago. “We started a newspaper in […]

  • Women demand answers after photos show ‘dangerous’ conditions inside medical transport van

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Two Indianapolis women are calling out a medical transport company they say took their mother on a dangerous ride. Dahyrealle Parker and Nicole Woods say their mother texted them Wednesday afternoon as she was on her way to a doctor’s appointment. She told her daughter she was in a medical transport van sent by her insurance, but the ride wasn’t going smoothly. “And she said she was scared, and she was frustrated, and the driver was driving […]

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