Micah Upshaw

Micah Upshaw joined the WLFI-TV 18 News team in September 2018 as a Multiplatform Journalist.

Title: Multiplatform Journalist

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

A military mom who lost her son overseas has turned tragedy into triumph

Cathy Powers is running 1,000 miles, a portion in every state to honor her son who died in a car accident six years ago.

Tree planting brings beauty and unity the Maplewood Heights neighborhood

Seven new trees went up in the Maplewood Heights neighborhood in Lafayette.

100 community members came out to clean the streets of Lafayette

The city of Lafayette hosted its annual Clean Sweep event.

Lafayette city leaders are encouraging the community to participate in this year's Clean Sweep

The city of Lafayette is hosting its annual Clean Sweep on Saturday, May 18 at Columbian Park from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The national traveling suicide prevention exhibit "Send Silence Packing" made its last stop in Frankfort

The "Send Silence Packing" showcase was created to help end the silence surrounding mental health.

City of Frankfort improving community communication with a new messaging center

Community members can now call or email the city's community development department directly for non-emergency issues.

Purdue University professor elected to prestigious science organization

The National Academy of Sciences elected Purdue Physics and Astronomy Professor Chris Greene.

One dead and one arrested in early morning crash in Lafayette

Lafayette Police Officers responded to the crash at the 3600 block of State Road 38 East just before 2:30 a.m.

Oakland high school senior creates car wash fundraiser for classmates

Tommy is graduating from Oakland High School on May 31. To earn his final class credit, he chose to do something that would benefit his classmates.

West Lafayette recycling drop-off center to close after this week

Monday, May 13 is the last day for West Lafayette's recycling drop-off center services. The West Lafayette Street Department's food waste and cooking oil bins will still be available for community drop-off.

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