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

Construction to begin on Battle Ground Middle School

Construction on Battle Ground Middle School is set to begin in March.

Safety upgrades continue on Delphi trails

Improvements in safety are still underway two years after the bodies Liberty German and Abigail Williams were found on one of Delphi's Historic Trails.

Purdue University addresses recent payroll problems

Purdue University's recent switch to a new payroll system caused extreme pay shortages and overages for some staff members.

Some Purdue faculty concerned about university partnership with Chegg

Some Purdue faculty members are concerned about a recent deal between the university and Chegg.

Families remember Abigail Williams and Liberty German two years later

The hardest moments for Abigail Williams and Liberty German's families come at the simplest times.

Lafayette crime statistics decreasing

Crime is decreasing in the city of Lafayette, the total number of reported crimes is under the 3,000 mark for the first time since 2010.

Resource officers working to combat e-cigarette use in schools

The use of E-Cigarette type devices is becoming an issue in the Tippecanoe School Corporation.

Howard Schultz says he is considering running for president in 2020

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz dropped several hints at a possible run as an independent for president in 2020.

Tippecanoe County updates ordinance to ban industrial wind farms

Recent talk of a large wind farm has prompted county leaders to get ahead of how they want to handle it. They've decided that kind industrial development will no longer be allowed in Tippecanoe County

Former teacher and coach pleads guilty to sex crimes involving children

A former Amelia Earhart Elementary School teacher could spend a minimum of three and a maximum of 84 years behind bars based on a plea agreement made on Friday.

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