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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

Tippecanoe County 4-H Fair sees success this year

This year, the Tippecanoe County 4-H Fair came with multiple new experiences for visitors. Now, fair organizers are reflecting on what worked and what didn't.

Greater Lafayette Indiana Black Expo giving away 250 free backpacks with school supplies on Saturday

As the fall school season is approaching, Greater Lafayette Indiana Black Expo is looking to help get students ready for a successful year.

Lafayette Police Department looking to hire new officers this season

The Lafayette Police Department is urging people in the community to consider a career in policing. The application cut off date is Friday, Jul. 30.

City and county leaders seeking public input for new trail systems coming to Greater Lafayette

City and county leaders want your input in their Big Four Trails Master Plan. They'll be hosting their first public meeting on Wednesday evening.

Legacy Courts in Lafayette gets new owners

The multi-million dollar sports center, Legacy Courts in Lafayette now has a new set of leaders.

Lafayette Farmers Market seeing major success with SNAP users this summer

While temperatures are still fluctuating this summer, one thing that's staying consistent is how busy it's been at the Lafayette Farmer's Market. Organizers say they're seeing a major increase in visitors.

United Way's Emerging Leaders United group hosting networking event on Thursday

United Way of Greater Lafayette is looking to help young professionals learn how to become thriving local leaders. The organization will be hosting its Emerging Leaders United "Thrive at Five" networking event this Thursday.

IU Health Arnett doctors using new "SPY" device to assist in surgeries

New technology is helping IU Health Arnett surgeons see things like they never could before. It's called SPY Imaging...and it works just like its name.

Lafayette School Corporation staff and students complete first ever social and emotional learning summer camp

Lafayette School Corporation's new summer camp is kicking off for dozens of students this week. They're finding fun ways to learn about handling their emotions.

Mother and daughter identified after fatal overnight shooting

A mother and daughter are dead after a shooting at the Romney Meadows Apartment complex in Lafayette Monday night. The suspect has been arrested.

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