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

Lafayette Cranksgiving bicyclists buy nearly 250 items for Food Finders Food Pantry

They raced through various grocery stores throughout Greater Lafayette to compile ingredients.

Purdue Asian-student Union hosts annual Taste of Asia

More than 200 people attended this year's Taste of Asia held at Krach Leadership Center on campus.

Indiana Veterans Home hosts Native American Indian Veterans Ceremony

As the nation takes time to recognize our veterans this month, Indiana Veterans Home is highlighting one underrepresented group.

Reasons teachers are rallying at Red for Ed

Teachers are focusing on four topics for the Red for Ed rally at the Statehouse.

Purdue University seeking volunteers for Host-A-Boiler this year

Purdue University is seeking residents, faculty and staff to take in a student for the upcoming holidays.

West Lafayette and Lafayette leaders looking into combining centers for bio-solid waste

Indiana Finance Authority awarded the city of West Lafayette a $30,000 grant. Part of those funds will go toward conducting a study.

Flash freezes can affect the way salt sticks to ice on the ground

Flash freezes can majorly impact the way salt sticks to ice on the ground.

Purdue University chemistry professor creates device to combat cancer drug cost

A Purdue University professor is working to resolve the issue of cancer drug shortages. This could mean more money in the pocket for cancer patients and their families.

1,600 Purdue University students service the hundreds of homes in the community

Students spent the morning cleaning up neighborhoods in need. It's part of the campus’ annual Purdue Winterization event.

Calvary Chapel Church hosting annual coat drive

From now until November 31st you can drop off winter gear at the six participating locations.

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