Nico Pennisi

Nico Pennisi joined the FOX 55 News team in October 2020 as a Multimedia Journalist. He is currently the Weekend Anchor for FOX 55.

Title: Multimedia Journalist
NPennisi@wfft.com

Nico Pennisi joined the FOX 55 News team in October 2020 as a Multimedia Journalist.

He was born and raised in Long Island, NY.

He graduated from Stony Brook University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.

Nico is the Salutatorian of the School of Journalism Class of 2020.

This is his first job out of college and he couldn't be more excited to begin his professional career in Fort Wayne!

When he's not on camera, he loves cooking veggies, creating art and singing with his friends.

Nico's enthusiastic about connecting with the local community and telling their stories.

Recent Posts by Nico Pennisi

Auburn man faces a decade behind bars for meth possession

An Auburn man now faces 10 years in jail for drug-related charges.

Michigan man arrested during traffic stop on US 31 in Rochester

A Michigan man was arrested for drug-related crimes Sunday after state troopers pulled him over for speeding.

Police: 1988 Fort Wayne triple murder case of Mitchell solved

The Fort Wayne Police Department announced Wednesday that investigators identified the suspect in a 1988 triple murder case more than three decades later.

Silver Alert canceled for missing 23-year-old Martinsville woman

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department was investigating the disappearance of a Martinsville woman Tuesday night. She was found Wednesday morning

Columbia City ALDI will debut fresh layout Thursday

One of the fastest-growing retailers in the U.S. is investing billions of dollars into renovations and construction in its stores. The latest is set to reopen in Whitley County on Thursday.

Early Childhood Alliance receives grant, will use money to combat infant mortality in Fort Wayne

A local nonprofit is using a $26,000 grant to help decrease infant mortality in Allen County.

Humane Fort Wayne raises over $80,000 through Betty White Challenge

A viral challenge in honor of the late Betty White brought tens of thousands of dollars to a Fort Wayne animal shelter on Monday.

City of Fort Wayne seeks residents' input on addressing homelessness

The City of Fort Wayne’s Office of Housing & Neighborhood Services has received more than $4 million in federal funding to address homelessness. Now, the City, in collaboration with the nationally-recognized consulting firm Homebase, is seeking public input on the best way for the City to spend those dollars.

Trine students use VR to bring the university 'Into the Metaverse'

New technology at Trine University is allowing student engineers to test their designs in a whole new reality.

New Safe Haven Baby Box goes live in Bluffton

A community in Wells County is helping end infant abandonment in Indiana.

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1506866

Reported Deaths: 20637
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion2056892545
Lake1006641508
Allen935801017
Hamilton72876550
St. Joseph64730759
Elkhart49383628
Vanderburgh48286528
Tippecanoe43764336
Johnson38300526
Hendricks36427460
Porter34494473
Madison29024543
Clark25868326
Vigo25633345
LaPorte23430309
Monroe23133247
Howard22089379
Delaware21603368
Hancock18686220
Bartholomew18152215
Kosciusko17921203
Warrick16933214
Wayne16230302
Floyd15876257
Grant15364298
Morgan14409231
Boone13514138
Noble11815141
Dearborn11676113
Henry11667201
Shelby11649151
Marshall11337168
Dubois11257152
Jackson10586104
Cass10269143
DeKalb10202130
Lawrence10196220
Huntington10156139
Gibson9583126
Montgomery9274143
Knox9043125
Harrison8983117
Whitley874371
Steuben8603105
Jasper8252115
Clinton818995
Miami8128133
Putnam8128100
Jefferson7849127
Wabash7827139
Ripley7180114
Adams6658102
Daviess6558129
Scott645186
White620483
Clay607175
Greene6064112
Decatur5967120
Wells5944120
Jennings591680
Fayette5786122
Posey552648
LaGrange529697
Randolph5073129
Washington503669
Owen4976100
Fountain475880
Spencer451756
Sullivan443065
Starke440586
Fulton434192
Orange429582
Jay414664
Rush410237
Perry386455
Carroll381749
Franklin377550
Vermillion358362
Pike323445
Parke322538
Tipton317375
Blackford274055
Pulaski272275
Newton233661
Brown228956
Benton219021
Crawford217532
Switzerland197814
Martin189422
Warren175922
Union170219
Ohio124016
Unassigned0739

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2460869

Reported Deaths: 31245
CountyCasesDeaths
Franklin2660682065
Cuyahoga2589843018
Hamilton1711291714
Montgomery1142371604
Summit1077801391
Lucas917461160
Butler81317942
Stark759401400
Lorain63561792
Warren51721475
Mahoning50412915
Lake47212605
Clermont45258429
Delaware40037212
Trumbull39108755
Medina38036419
Licking37943408
Fairfield34857334
Greene33267422
Portage31942360
Clark31218445
Richland29019423
Wood28563297
Allen25249395
Miami23567395
Muskingum22859245
Columbiana22539403
Wayne21740356
Tuscarawas19252427
Erie18390222
Ashtabula18260342
Marion18111232
Scioto17366207
Ross16832252
Pickaway15948178
Hancock15761228
Geauga15374223
Lawrence14350186
Belmont13767247
Union1375384
Huron13682182
Jefferson13250258
Sandusky13047199
Athens12272106
Knox11850198
Seneca11762200
Darke11111198
Ashland11022178
Washington10836168
Auglaize10540142
Crawford10172175
Shelby10101157
Brown9734140
Fulton9531150
Guernsey9423117
Highland9396148
Defiance9321135
Logan9228142
Clinton9087127
Mercer8902111
Madison8836106
Preble8265162
Williams8127135
Putnam7922135
Ottawa7809121
Champaign7782112
Jackson7582117
Perry731298
Coshocton7210136
Morrow712882
Fayette688687
Pike640586
Hardin6397128
Gallia614791
Adams6000124
Van Wert5923121
Henry586493
Hocking5718104
Wyandot491590
Carroll4909100
Holmes4814161
Paulding414664
Meigs387473
Monroe307468
Noble289351
Harrison287961
Morgan283348
Vinton247945
Unassigned08
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