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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

Chinese university students and faculty feel impact of fast-spreading coronavirus

The coronavirus death toll is continuing to rise in China. Now many Chinese Purdue University students and faculty are feeling the effects.

Family carrying on legacy of Natalie "Nanny" Ramos

Natalie Ramos, 18, was killed in a semi-crash on State Road 352 in November. Since then, the family has been working to keep her memory alive with a movement.

Monica Casanova launches campaign for Tippecanoe County Council at Large

Casanova shared her five main focuses: arts, diversity, economic development, safety, and infrastructure.

West Lafayette leaders anticipate 'The Tap' Brewery coming to town

Construction has been delayed this month but the project is still at the forefront for city planners.

West Lafayette Krav Maga gym hosts active shooter training

Local self-defense trainers are looking at national attacks as a reason to teach people to protect themselves.

Road Closure: State Rd. 26 near County Rd. 650 E in Clinton County

The road is closed while Duke Energy electricians work on repairing a fallen pole and power lines after a traffic accident.

Exclusive: Witness tells us what she saw leading up to police-involved shooting

The streets have since cleared near State St. and Earl Ave. but the images of what happened still linger for one woman.

Professor and police remembering the sixth anniversary of Purdue University shooting

On this day six years ago, student Andrew Boldt was killed after being shot in a Purdue University classroom. This tragic event still sticks with professors and law enforcement today.

The West Lafayette Wellness and Aquatics Center is seeing progress

Construction workers are braving the winter cold to continue working on the West Lafayette Wellness and Aquatics Center.

Man dies in Lafayette police-involved shooting

A man is dead after a Lafayette police-involved shooting Monday afternoon.

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