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

Logansport fire department taking more calls from the community

The Logansport fire department is taking more calls from the community than ever before. Following a house fire that killed 6 people, these are calls firefighters are happy to answer.

City asking people to stop giving money to panhandlers

The city of Lafayette is asking the community to stop giving money to people on the street. Panhandling is starting to become an issue once again.

Lafayette company working with town of Flora to rebuild sewer system

A twenty year ban on underground developments in Flora, could be stopping developments above ground too. Now a Lafayette company is stepping in to help.

Mother speaks out after finding bullet hole in toddler's crib

A Tippecanoe County mother is speaking out after discovering a bullet hit her toddler's crib.

Lafayette kidnapping leads to man in FBI custody

A man is in FBI custody after a 15 hour investigation that started in Lafayette, leads to kidnapping charges.

New businesses fill downtown void

Two new businesses are helping to give one corner of downtown Lafayette a second chance.

Getting to the bottom of the Sagamore Parkway lights

If you've driven down Sagamore Parkway at night, you have probably seen the colorful lights along the road. You also may have noticed they don't all work.

First responders react to Logansport house fire

Investigators and first responders were on the scene of a deadly house fire for nearly 24 hours. Although it's their job, events like this never get easier.

Man uses light display to give back

A Mulberry man is making magic with his home light display for the 8th year in a row. However the lights do more than spread holiday cheer.

LPD investigating Black Friday alleged armed robbery

Lafayette police are investigating an alleged armed robbery report called in on Black Friday. It happened near the intersection of South 16th and Perdue streets in Lafayette.

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