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

IU Health Arnett doctor receives "Golden Brain Award" for helping several patients recover from stroke

IU Health Arnett Hospital is celebrating one doctor for his life-saving leadership. Dr. Marc Estes is responsible for helping nearly a dozen stroke patients recover last year.

Needler's Fresh Market grocery store in Lafayette is closing at the end of January

Needler's Fresh Market in Lafayette is closing its doors for good. This comes as a shock for many, as the grocery store just opened a year and a half ago.

Lafayette man becomes first known World War II veteran to receive Covid-19 vaccine in Tippecanoe County hospital

97-year-old Wayne Firestone is the first known World War Two veteran to receive the vaccine at IU Health Arnett.

Several community organizations hosting Martin Luther King Jr. events

This weekend is kicking off a day of service in the honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. St. Andrews United Methodist Church in West Lafayette will be giving out hundreds of masks on Saturday.

Tippecanoe County vaccine clinic running smoothly so far

Tippecanoe County Health leaders say the process is running smoothly overall. If people can continue following directions, they're expecting the process to flow well as more people become eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine.

Blood center offering free covid-19 antibody tests to those who donate

Versiti Blood Donation Center is kicking off its first blood drive of the year. It'll be held at the new West Lafayette " Sonya Margerum" City Hall building.

Tippecanoe County movie theaters making adjustments to survive Covid-19 pandemic

Movie theaters are finding this pandemic particularly challenging. While they've been able to make Covid-19 safety adjustments, they're still having trouble seeing customers.

Tippecanoe County schools and River City Community Center partnering to help e-Learners

A Tippecanoe County principal is working to bridge the gap for e-learners through a partnership with River City Community Center.

Law enforcement now eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine, agencies taking different approaches

First responders are now eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine in Indiana. Local law enforcement agencies are approaching the process of enforcing the vaccine on officers differently.

Frankfort family of five survives carbon monoxide poisoning on Christmas Eve

A Frankfort family poisoned by carbon monoxide is now sharing their story. The deadly substance started leaking into their home on Christmas Eve.

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