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Demie Johnson

Demie Johnson joined the News 18 team in May 2017.

Title: Multi-Platform Journalist

Demie Johnson joined the News 18 team in May 2017. Demie was born and raised in Michigan City, Indiana.

She is a graduate of Ball State University where she double majored in Journalism and Telecommunications. While at Ball State, she was an anchor and reporter for BSU's TV station, NewsLink Indiana.

Demie was an intern at WISH-TV in Indianapolis. She is also a graduate, and a member of the NPPA News Video Workshop.

Demie is passionate about capturing moments in people's lives through her camera and telling their stories. She is excited to live in, and get to know people in the Greater Lafayette Area.

Demie is a local titleholder in the Miss America Organization. She has competed on the Miss Indiana stage, and one year placed in the top 11.

She spent most of her life performing in theater and loves to be on stage.

Demie feels lucky to get to do what she loves everyday, and can't wait to share your stories. Feel free to contact her with story ideas!

Recent Posts by Demie Johnson

Carroll County leaders hope to bring innovation center to downtown Delphi

Leaders in Carroll County hope an old building in downtown Delphi can transform into a hub for innovation.

APC passes ordinance banning large wind energy conversion systems

The Area Plan Commission approved a ban on industrial wind farms in Tippecanoe County, Wednesday. The ordinance change will now go before county commissioners in May.

West Lafayette building streets for the future

West Lafayette is building streets for the future. The city's Director of Development said the goal is to accommodate the growing number of people choosing to use alternate forms of transportation.

Civics literacy test won't be a requirement at Purdue, at least not yet

Passing a civics literacy test isn't going to be a graduation requirement for Purdue University students, at least not yet.

Going to campus this weekend? All the traffic changes you need to know

A series of events kick off Saturday on Purdue University's campus, including several games, Purdue Grand Prix and the Challenge 5K.

Old Newman Road underpass in West Lafayette to undergo overhaul

The Newman Road Bridge is considered unsafe because it's only one lane and it's not very tall.

Purdue professor discusses black hole image

A team of international scientists made history when they showed off the first photo ever taken of a black hole, Wednesday.

Report classifies I-65 bridge over Wabash River 'structurally deficient'

They get us from point A to point B, but how often do we think about the condition of the bridges we drive across.

Local school bus drivers seeing no end to stop arm violations

It's a hot button issue at the statehouse, but despite the publicity, local school bus drivers are seeing no end to stop arm violations.

Murtaugh home recovering following kidney operation

Tippecanoe County Commissioner Tom Murtaugh is home recovering following his kidney operation last week.

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