Olivia joined the FOX59/CBS4 team in October 2017 as a digital reporter. Olivia grew up in Irvington and is a proud graduate of Ball State University and Cathedral High School.
Before switching to the “digital world”, Olivia was a reporter and anchor for FOX55 in Fort Wayne. During her time at Ball State, she worked at NASH FM 102.5 in New Castle where she spent time on-air and voiced commercials.
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Patients at Riley Children’s Health can now experience one-on-one piano lessons while undergoing dialysis treatment. For the last several months, nephrology patients have received personalized instruction on reading and playing music. Nurse practitioner, Bethanne Johnston, began the program in July. She secured funding so participating patients could take their keyboards home to practice outside the hospital. On Monday, three children from the program performed their first piano recital in the Riley Outpatient Clinic Auditorium. Each of the […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — If you haven’t checked out Winterlights, there’s still plenty of time! The light display is open until Jan. 6 at Newfields and will stay open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Where: 4000 N Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46208 When: Open 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. until January 6. Admission: Online prices are $20 adults, $12 for kids ages 6 to 17, and free for kids 5 and under. Door prices are $25 adults, $17 for kids […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Whether it’s a family tradition, or something new you’d like to try out — there’s nothing like going to cut down your own Christmas tree! If you’re looking for a fun, “do it yourself” experience, check out these local tree farms where you can pick and choose, or cut down your own tree just in time for the holidays. Dull’s Tree Farm, 1765 W. Blubaugh Ave., Thorntown Monday – Friday: 3 – 6 p.m., Saturday: 9 a.m. […]
TIPTON COUNTY, Ind. — Members of local law enforcement have completed a month-long fundraiser to help bring awareness to cancer patients enduring treatment this holiday season. The Tipton Police Department, Tipton County Sheriff’s Office, Sharpsville Police Department, and Tipton Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #109 took part in the “No-Shave November — Back the Beards” campaign where they were allowed to grow facial hair during the month of November to help raise funds. Officers were able to raise $4,600 during […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Finding the perfect gift for someone special during the holiday season can be tough. There are so many choices and gifts can be expensive. Itching to dip into your creative side? Check out these places around town where you can handcraft a “homemade” gift that’s sure to please! Pottery By You & More, 2280 W 86th St., Indianapolis At Pottery By You & More, you can paint stoneware or wood signs, create glass pieces, and even mix and […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Looking to celebrate the holiday season in a fun, active way? Ice skating is a great activity for people of all ages! And, let’s be real — enjoying a tasty cup of hot chocolate after a long skate is pretty nice, too! We’ve compiled a list of the best ice skating spots around town: The Ice at Center Green: 10 Center Green, Carmel Located in the heart of Carmel, The Ice at Center Green offers outdoor winter fun […]
CARMEL, Ind. — A teen facing terminal cancer is focused on living well during her final days. The 17-year-old has been through a tough fight. Diagnosed with a rare bone and tissue cancer, Ewing’s sarcoma at age 12, Miriam Sawka has been fighting ever since. After several relapses, the teen has been told she has just a few weeks left to live. “I am really at peace,” said Sawka. “I’ve processed it very quickly and I’m ready.” After years suffering […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Looking to enjoy a Thanksgiving Day feast without all the fuss? We totally get it. Cooking isn’t for everyone and the cleanup can be stressful. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the holiday — we’ve got you covered! Table by Market District Nov. 22, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 11505 N. Illinois Street, Carmel (317) 689-6330 The Vanguard Nov. 22, 2 – 6 p.m. 6319 Guillford Ave., Indianapolis (317) 254-1147 Capri Italian Restaurant Nov. 22, 12 – 7 […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Looking for a free, warm meal this Thanksgiving? Several churches and organizations are offering Thanksgiving Day meals for those in need. And if you’re looking to give back this Thanksgiving, many of these charities still need volunteers. Check out the list below: Watkins Family Annual Thanksgiving Dinner When: Nov. 22, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: —Watkins Family Center, 2360 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St., Indianapolis –Sunrise Missionary Baptist Church, 1831 Bellefontaine St., Indianapolis –Harper’s Bar […]
CONNERSVILLE, Ind. — If you drive through Connersville, you’ll be surrounded by hundreds of American flags in honor of Veterans Day. Volunteers in the community are showing their support by displaying miles upon miles of red, white and blue. Buster Smith and members of the VFW Post 571 began the Veterans Day flag display eight years ago. What began with 20 American flags has grown to well over 900. “It’s our country’s symbol,” said Smith. “As a veteran, it means […]