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.
Olivia loves coffee, sunshine and spending time with her family. When she isn’t telling stories, Olivia is either working out, shopping or eating pizza! She doesn’t have a dog (yet) but has always been an animal-lover. If you have a story idea or just want to say, “hi,” email Olivia at firstname.lastname@example.org
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A new arcade bar is coming to town and will be the first of its kind to open in Broad Ripple. Filled with bright lights, brews, and the sound of classic arcade games, the bar will soon open its doors on Broad Ripple Ave., just east of HotBox Pizza. One Up will be open for lunch, dinner and drinks, with 26 “free play” arcade machines for guests to enjoy. Owners, Michael Martinez and Matthew Smith have 20 […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Less than a year after going through a high-risk pregnancy with her third child, a local mother is giving back to families experiencing similar situations. Indianapolis mother, Emily Collins, knows first-hand what it’s like to be pregnant and on hospital bed rest, and hopes to be a ray of light to other moms and their NICU babies. During her third pregnancy, Collins experienced several bleeding incidents just 11 weeks in and spent 11 weeks on bed rest. When […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A local teen is raising money to help give the elderly in Indiana a magical Christmas. Lance Williams is a freshman at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School and started Lance’s Gift in 2017 to purchase gifts for senior citizens during the holiday season. “After getting all their necessities, they wouldn’t have much money at the end of the month,” Williams said. “That’s why I wanted to help out and get Christmas presents for them.” Last year, the 14-year-old […]
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — If you stop by the Hamilton Town Center, you’ll come across a new shop in town aimed at supporting veterans. Launching Station opened last month and sells veteran owned merchandise to help small business owners in the Hamilton county community. The retailer offers hundreds of items from more than nine brands owned by veterans, including Sword and Plough, 461 Veteran Clothing Co., and Frag Out Clothing Company. Nate Press, an Army reservist and former active duty soldier, […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Who says Halloween is only for humans? Not these sweet pups! Furry friends at Indy Hound dressed to impress on Wednesday for Halloween. Nearly 55 dogs arrived to the daycare this morning, dressed head to tail for Indy Hound’s Third Annual Howl-o-ween costume contest. Each dog took part in a quick photo shoot upon arriving, before taking off their costumes to enjoy a fun day of tricks and treats! HOW CUTE are these pups in their perfect little #Halloween […]
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Students at Noblesville High School are bringing joy to children in wheelchairs this Halloween. Students enrolled in the advanced manufacturing class at Noblesville High School spent the past few months designing custom-made Halloween costumes for kids in wheelchairs. The group of students met with three local elementary students to figure out what they wanted to be for Halloween, made proper measurements and went to work. Austin Hensley is a senior at Noblesville High School and launched the […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Cold weather is approaching and portable space heaters have become a popular way to stay warm. However, if you plan to use portable electric space heaters this winter, it’s important to follow proper recommendations to stay safe. According to Wayne Township Fire Department Capt. Mike Pruitt, nearly half of all space heater fires involve electric space heaters. “Never use extension cords,” said Pruitt. “The other rule of thumb is to make sure these space heaters are kept three […]
BROWNSBURG, Ind. — A local woman is celebrating her 100th birthday and isn’t slowing down anytime soon. Florence Rumrill of Brownsburg is sprinting into a new century! She has competed in six Indy 500 Festival Mini-Marathons, her first when she was 82 years old. In fact, she was the oldest competitor in several of the races. “She’s always walked, she’s never had a driver’s license,” said Florence’s son, Rodney Rumrill. “When our dad got ill, she pushed him around Brownsburg in […]
FORTVILLE, Ind. — Local high school students are flying high with the help of virtual reality technology. A group of students enrolled in Mt. Vernon High School’s aviation course had the chance to take flight from the comfort of their classroom on Thursday. “It’s been a dream for a long time and it’s very exciting to find out that I’m actually able to fulfill that dream,” said Castle Llewellyn, a senior at Greenfield Central High School. The school partnered with Ivy […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Good news, dog paw-rents! You won’t have to take on the snow, ice and frigid temperatures this winter in order for your pup to get the daily exercise he needs. Come December, Indianapolis will have its first-ever indoor bark park, a dog park that allows dogs of all sizes to exercise and socialize with other furry friends in a facility safe from the winter elements. Indy’s Indoor Bark Park is located near Castleton Square Mall and includes […]