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
  • City council to discuss gun violence, potentially declare ‘public health crisis’

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The City- County Council will hear a proposal that would declare gun violence a public health crisis in the Circle City. The proposal, authored by councilor La-keisha Jackson, comes on the heels of another violent weekend in Indianapolis where two people were killed, including Monica Pirtle, a 35-year-old mother of three. “My sister couldn’t have been the target. She wasn’t involved in stuff like that,” Pirtle’s sister Markia Baker said. Pirtle would have turned 36 on Tuesday. […]

  • Seymour business looks to train Hoosiers for active shooter situations

    SEYMOUR, Ind. – A new business in Seymour is training people to survive active shooter situations. B-Safe Tactical Training uses fakes weapons, vests that simulate gunshots, audio of simulated shootings, and other technology to help schools, churches or businesses increase their situational awareness. “Unfortunately, there’s a need for it, but at the end of the day, we just want to train as many people as we can and make them safe,” training coordinator Carl Lamb said. Lamb is a 30-year veteran […]

  • Man who captured confrontation with off-duty IMPD officer at pool files formal complaint

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A formal complaint has been filed against an IMPD officer who was caught on camera questioning whether a man had the right to be at his own apartment’s pool. The confrontation between Shayne Holland and the officer happened last Friday at the River Crossing Apartments, where he’s been a resident since February of 2017. A video of the incident has since been posted on social media and racked up thousands of views. I actually live here, so […]

  • Jay School Corporation to give teachers, staff members access to guns

    PORTLAND, Ind.– The Jay School Corporation says they are moving forward with a plan that will give a select group of teachers and staff members access to guns. The guns will be placed in biometric safes at strategic locations inside district schools. Superintendent Jeremy Gulley says the district decided to move forward with the plan, after studying police response times to active shooter situations. “We’re consistently seeing that if you cannot confront the active shooter with an armed response, then […]

  • Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce recommends deep cuts for IPS

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce has recommended that Indianapolis Public Schools make significant cuts to its operations. The chamber, which was conducting a review of the district’s operations, says the district can save up to $477 million in eight years by making reductions in areas such as central office staff and school bus operations. “In many ways, we feel that what we’re proposing is a continuation of moves that IPS is already making,” chamber president and CEO […]

  • Teacher says she’s on the hook for thousands after money for a student trip was mishandled

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Brandi Fox says when she was first approached by her old college buddy Chris Davis and his Bridge Leadership Foundation about a trip to China last year, she jumped at the chance. Fox is a former IPS teacher living in China, and thought it would be an amazing opportunity to have underprivileged and underrepresented children experience the country. Now, she says she’s on the hook to pay for the trip’s travel expenses. “The total amount due to […]

  • Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill pushes back against calls to resign over groping allegations

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is pushing back against calls for him to step down following allegations that he touched four women inappropriately at a bar in March. On Tuesday, John Zody, the Indiana Democratic Party Chairman, issued a statement on the allegations and called into question whether Hill can effectively carry out the duties of Attorney General. The statement read in part: “The allegations reported yesterday are beyond troubling and wildly inappropriate in a professional or […]

  • Experts warn of impact of fireworks for veterans with PTSD

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN—Fourth of July holiday celebrations and fireworks go hand in hand. But for many of our nations veterans, firework celebrations can be triggers for PTSD. Experts say the light and sound of fireworks can cause those that suffer to relive trauma or experience painful physical, or emotional side effects that can last for hours. “They might experience racing heart, they might experience tightening muscles around their chest or in their body, they might experience sweating, and just general physical […]

  • Indy officials eye new regulations for electric scooter companies

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – City-county councilors are meeting to discuss the future for electric scooter companies in Indianapolis. The city’s public works committee is holding an open meeting to help establish a set of rules and regulations for scooter companies Bird and Lime. “This is new ground for us. We welcome them we just need to find some medium ground there,” Councilor William Oliver (D) said. Oliver says the council wants to hammer down on where the scooters will operate, safety […]

  • Why Amazon’s grocery delivery service could mean hard times for traditional grocery stores

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Amazon and Whole Foods announced the expansion of their home delivery service to five additional cities, including Indianapolis, Chicago and Houston on Tuesday. While the move is certainly exciting news for Prime members, experts say it could spell trouble for traditional grocery stores. University of Indianapolis Associate Professor of Finance Matthew Will says the business of “groceries on demand” is one that will continue to grow. “For the next generation, this is the way it’s going to […]