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
  • Fans not buying Pacer’s Oladipo denial of being on ‘The Masked Singer’

    Indiana Pacers Star Victor Oladipo denies being a contestant on “The Masked Singer.” On Friday the All-Star addressed the rumors during the team’s media day. “That’s not me, I don’t know what that is. I mean, look at me why would I hide my face anyways look how cute I look” he said. Despite his denial, internet detectives are convinced Oladipo is the “Thingamajig” on the show. The character whose hints to identity include “keep up the pace”, a cupcake […]

  • IHSAA says statewide referee shortage due to inappropriate behavior from parents, fans

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —The Indiana High School Athletic Association is once again calling out parents and fans who attend high school and youth sporting events, claiming their behavior is leading to a referee shortage across the state. The IHSAA says Indiana is dealing with a shortage of licensed referees. According to commissioner Bobby Cox, too many officials have been walking away from the job with not enough replacing them. “The average age now is over 50 years of age. We’re not replacing […]

  • Indianapolis police create ‘Peace Benches’ from bottle caps

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — IMPD is hoping that one man’s trash can become community treasures. The department is enlisting the help of local schools, organizations, and community members to help them collect plastic bottle caps that can be turned into “Peace Benches.” “These peace benches will represent the relationship that officers and community have together, and they’ll be all across the city,” Chaplain Orlando Jordan Jr. said Jordan says the campaign was borne as an idea to create better relationships with […]

  • ‘Who doesn’t like to play baseball?’ Greenfield dad builds field for son’s youth league team

    GREENFIELD, Ind. — Baseball is a sport passed down from father to son. But for one Greenfield father, the tradition of sharing the game has gone a step further. Three years ago, Adam Wahl had grown tired of the lack of practice time his son’s youth league team was getting on local baseball fields. The large number of teams in the area also caused the quality of the available fields to be less than optimal. Wahl decided to take things […]

  • Noblesville residents concerned after woman says coyotes killed her dog

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind.  — Concerns in a Noblesville neighborhood are growing after fears a coyote may have killed a homeowner’s dog. A woman living in Noblesville’s Lochaven neighborhood posted in the Nextdoor app that coyotes mauled and killed her dog. The revelation prompted many responses from neighbors remarking on sightings and frequent close calls with coyotes. “You hear of people seeing them often. Personally, I would never let my dog outside by itself,” Lisa Evans said. In parts of the neighborhood […]

  • IN Focus: VP Pence meets with state police to discuss red flag laws

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Vice President Mike Pence believes Indiana’s red flag law could be used as a potential blueprint for similar laws across the country. The VP held a roundtable discussion over red flag laws Wednesday with various Indiana law enforcement officials. The discussion was part of a conversation Pence says the Trump administration is engaging in to help prevent tragedies like the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. “I’m here to listen and to carry back […]

  • Inmates caring for cats in rehab program at Pendleton prison

    PENDLETON, Ind. – Offenders at the Pendleton Correctional Facility are serving as caretakers for shelter cats. Since 2015, Pendleton Correctional has been operating the Felines and Offenders Rehabilitation with Affection, Reformation and Dedication (F.O.R.W.A.R.D) program. The program is part of a partnership with the Animal Protection League. Currently the inmates, who are behind bars for a variety of crimes including murder, are caring for 27 of the APL’s cats. The hope is that one day the cats will be adopted […]

  • IMPD places officer on administrative leave after video appears to show him punching IPS student

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A video showing a police officer appearing to punch a student outside Shortridge High School is under investigation. Both Indianapolis Public Schools and the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department confirmed the incident happened Thursday outside Shortridge High School. Two IMPD officers and an IPS officer were involved. The video, posted on Facebook, shows a heated exchange involving a mother and police officers. One IMPD officer yells for the woman to leave the property as he and another IMPD […]

  • Pence: Indiana’s red flag law could serve as blueprint for the rest of the country

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Vice President Mike Pence believes Indiana’s red flag law could be used as a potential blueprint for similar laws across the country. The VP held a roundtable discussion over red flag laws Wednesday with various Indiana law enforcement officials. The discussion was part of a conversation Pence says the Trump administration is engaging in to help prevent tragedies like the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. “I’m here to listen and to carry back […]

  • IN Focus: Parents call for new gun laws after string of school incidents

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — A group of Noblesville parents is calling on lawmakers to take action after five gun incidents occurred on or near central Indiana school grounds in less than two weeks. A 16-year-old is facing charges after he brought a loaded gun to Lawrence Central High School on Aug. 15.  And a 15-year-old boy has also been charged after police said he was carrying a loaded gun across the street from Muncie Central High School. Three other incidents happened at Arsenal Tech, Ben Davis, and North […]

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