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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

Nasty weather not stopping fans from attending the biggest rival game of the season

It's been a constant snowfall since Saturday morning but that didn't stop Purdue and IU fans from filling the Mackey Arena seats.

The effect of the government shutdown on small businesses

Planning to kick start your business this year? You might run into some delays if the government shutdown continues.

Man tells us his neighborhood hasn't been salted since the snowstorm, soon after interview the salt trucks arrive

This morning we received a call from Adkins, he claimed his neighborhood roads have been frozen solid since the storm. When Adkins called the Point West Management team he says they kept giving him excuses.

Lafayette Family YMCA is offering assistance to federal workers during government shutdown

From now until Mar. 31, the YMCA is offering free memberships for federal workers affected by the shutdown.

Local business honors Tyler Trent by donating profits to cancer research

Purdue super fan Tyler Trent has inspired French Knot, a locally owned winter-accessories company to donate profits to cancer research.

Lafayette Police Department said to be extremely cautious on main roads

Police encourage the community to stay off the roads as snowfall continues.

Lafayette Police Department is warning people to stay off the roads

Lafayette Police are encouraging people to stay off the roads.

Purdue reaches milestone with helping launch more than 200 start-ups since 2013

Mitch Daniels became President created an initiative to ensure students and faculty gain the rights to their inventions and ideas.

Could weather be a reason why you can't seem to get over that nasty cold? Health experts say absolutely.

The research shows that the cold weather itself, is what impacts disease but not necessarily how you're dressed for it

Local social services are worried about government shutdown

Food Finders and Lafayette Transitional Housing are some of the firsts to see the negative impact of no government help.

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