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 School Corporation announces 'Teachers of the Year'

Tippecanoe School Corporation has just announced its Teacher of the Year. This year, two teachers are taking home the title.

Lafayette teen improving McCaw Park for Eagle Scout project

McCaw Park in Lafayette just got a little comfier. The park now has a new seating and shaded area for visitors thanks to one local teen.

YWCA honoring 'Stand Against Racism' week in Greater Lafayette

The YWCA is calling the community to take action against racism. The non-profit has declared it "Stand Against Racism Week" here in Greater Lafayette.

City of Lafayette creates 'Youth' Human Relations Commission, seeking high schoolers to fill positions

The city of Lafayette is working to bring a new perspective to the decision-making table. The Human Relations Commission has just created a new position specifically for the youth.

First virtual Purdue University 'Bug Bowl' festival reaches worldwide audience

Purdue's annual "Bug Bowl" festival is seeing success after going virtual this year. This event has become a tradition for local families since it launched 30 years ago.

The West Lafayette Go-Greener Commission is seeking a high schooler to take on new "Youth Commissioner" role

The West Lafayette Go-Greener Commission is opening its team to teens and young adults. The organization is introducing its new Youth Commissioner position.

Greater Lafayette leaders seeking community input for Phase-3 of Climate Action Plan

Greater Lafayette and county leaders are calling for community input as they've just entered Phase-3 of the Climate Action Plan.

IU Health Hospital expands Center of Hope to Frankfort and White Memorial

IU Health Arnett is bringing more support to victims of abuse. The hospital is expanding its Center of Hope services to Frankfort and Monticello.

Local law enforcement hosting 24-hour distracted driving blitz

It's Distracted Driving Awareness Month and local law enforcement is honoring it with a 24-hour "enforcement campaign" blitz.

West Lafayette moving company hosting food drive this month

SOS Relocation Specialist moving company is moving for hunger this month. The West Lafayette based-business is partnering with the national non-profit Move for Hunger.

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