Micah Upshaw

Micah Upshaw joined the WLFI-TV 18 News team in September 2018 as a Multiplatform Journalist.

Title: Multiplatform Journalist
Micah.Upshaw@wlfi.com

Micah Upshaw joined the WLFI-TV 18 News team in September 2018 as a Multiplatform Journalist.

She was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio but spent her college years in Athens, Ohio where she graduated from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.

While in Athens, Micah worked as a reporter with WOUB Public Media, a PBS affiliate station. At Ohio University she produced, directed and hosted Straight Up!, an entertainment news show. She was also a fashion and entertainment news host for The Relevant radio show. She worked as a writer, blogger and stylist for Thread Magazine, where she was able to create her own clothing pieces. Micah loves the world of fashion and makes clothing in her free time.

Micah spent a summer in Los Angeles, California interning at LATF USA Entertainment News.

She is so excited to call the Greater Lafayette area her new home. Micah has a passion for people and is dedicated to uncovering and telling stories that impact the lives of those in the community.

Follow Micah @micahupshawwlfi on social media. Feel free to contact her with any story ideas.

Recent Posts by Micah Upshaw

Salvation Army kicks off Tools for School drive

Payless in West Lafayette and both Dog n Suds locations in Greater Lafayette will be collecting donated school supplies for students in need.

Road Closure: State St. between University St. and Russell St.

Part of State Street in West Lafayette will be temporarily closing Jul. 22 to Jul. 28.

Thousands of people sign counter-petition to not rename Harrison High School

Thousands sign counter-petition to keep Harrison High School's name and mascot

Purdue University students creating at-home COVID-19 testing device

Students are in the midst of creating a COVID-19 test that can be taken at home and will identify if you're positive or negative for the virus in a matter of 30 minutes.

Harrison High School alumni create petition to change school name and mascot

Alumni of William Henry Harrison High School are petitioning to change school name amid the nationwide push toward removing public symbols with a history of racism.

Purdue freshman taking summer classes get first look at campus COVID-19 safety regulations

Hundreds of first-time students are getting settled-in on Purdue's campus as summer classes are set to begin starting Monday.

81-year old man arrested after a standoff in Tippecanoe County

Tippecanoe County deputies arrest 81-year-old man after a standoff on the 4th of July holiday.

Lafayette 101st Airborne veteran goes skydiving for the first time

A Lafayette veteran who spent time jumping out of planes to serve our country is now jumping out of a plane for fun.

Local paramedic team seeing success with COVID-19 antibody testing

Phoenix Paramedic Solutions brought this test to Tippecanoe County in April. Since then, it has helped more than a thousand people discover if they've been exposed to the virus.

City of Lafayette working toward building trust with citizens of color

Mayor Tony Roswarski said transparency and trust are at the forefront for city plans this year.

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