Nathan Bickell is an EMMY Award winning Multimedia Journalist for CW33 Newsfix. He produces all types of NewsFix packages but particularly enjoys the Ruff Life and Street Stories Franchises.

Previously he worked as a freelance video producer for The Washington Post and is a 2013 graduate of Ithaca College.


Recent Articles
  • Every Ruff Life Dog EVER

    If you’ve seen NewsFix’s EMMY Award-winning Ruff Life series (and if you haven’t what are you waiting for?!) you know that each week we produce funny graphics putting these adorable pups anywhere from a boxing ring to rocking out to Uptown Funk or Moves Like Jagger. On Ruff Life producer Nathan Bickell’s last day at NewsFix (he’s going to travel the world but promises to keep in touch, we decided to compile all these clips into one place for your viewing […]

  • Ruff Life: The Sequel is a Hit for Primrose

    DALLAS – We told you the tragic tale of Primrose in November 2015. She was the victim of a possible doggie hit and run. “Her eye socket and part of her nasal cavity were caved in,” Haley Edman of Dallas Pets Alive! said. The damage caused a chain reaction of bad news for Prim. “When we first found her she was emaciated because she couldn’t eat,” Edman said. “She was in a lot of pain.” Luckily, her sequel has a happy ending. […]

  • It’s Outta Here: Fan Wins Free Rangers Season Tickets with Home Run

    ARLINGTON –  Opening Day is still six weeks away, not that we’re counting;  but, that didn’t keep new Rangers season ticket holders from living out their childhood fantasies at the Ballpark After placing a deposit on a full or half season plan fans got a chance to swing for their seats. Hitting a home run meant season tickets would be 100% free. That’s a lot of chances to see manager Jeff Bannister, who just got his contract extended through 2018. […]

  • Draft Prep: NFL Hopefuls Prep With Olympic Champ Michael Johnson

    McKINNEY – For NFL prospects, the time between their last snap in college and Draft Day is all about going faster, higher, and stronger. “This is a transition period from being a student-athlete to being, hopefully, a professional in the NFL,” says Michael Johnson, founder of Michael Johnson Performance. 26 prospects were training Wednesday at the Michael Johnson Performance Institute in McKinney. Draft prep has become so vigorous that many prospects, like TCU safety Derrick Kindred, dropout of school to prep full […]

  • Ruff Life: Teusher Can Be Your Late Valentine

    DALLAS –  A single mom swept up off the streets. Teusher’s journey has been like climbing the Swiss Alps. “She could have gotten into a fight, we really don`t know,” said Haley Edman of Dallas Pets Alive. “But, it looked like she had a couple of scars on her body.” When she ended up in the shelter as a stray, she was starving for human affection. “She didn’t want the humans to leave her side,” Edman says. “The person who […]

  • Going For the Grammy: Former Dance Instructor Shares Memories of Leon Bridges

    BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE – When Ft. Worth’s own Leon Bridges finds out if he’s won the Grammy for best R&B Album Monday night, he’ll have plenty of people ready to celebrate back home. “If he wins I’m going to scream my head off. Like the world will hear me screaming,” says his former dance instructor Gyps Ingram When Ingram met the first time Grammy nominee he went by Todd Bridges and was a shy student in her hip hop dance class at […]

  • DFW After Dark: Happy Valloween Anyone? The Cutting Edge Offers a Haunted Valentine’s Day House!

    FORT WORTH – On Valentines Day sometimes it can be sweet… to get scared. FORT WORTH, TX — The Cutting Edge Haunted House in Forth Worth is usually freaking the daylights out DFW during Halloween. But on Valentine’s weekend, the haunt reopens to “celebrate” the holiday. “Happy Valloween,” makeup artist Ray Don told NewsFix. Everything from the music to the costumes are switched up for the season. “All of our monsters they are like lost prom dates, scorned lovers,” Don […]

  • Mosquito Steve Cashing In as Third Case of Zika Hits Dallas

    DALLAS — A third case of the Zika virus has been diagnosed in Dallas County. So once again, Dallas is one of the centers for a new foreign disease. Is anybody having Is anybody having Ebola flashbacks? It’s starting to freak out athletes ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics this summer. Hope Solo of the women’s national soccer team said, as of now, she won’t go to Rio for the Olympics. But for one man, Zika fears can mean […]

  • Dallas Runner Ready for Olympic Trials

    DALLAS – At 7 a.m. while most of Dallas is just crawling out of bed, Dawn Grunnagle is lacing up her racing flats and hitting the track. Running one final workout before the Olympic Marathon trials on February 13. “Things are coming together,” she said. “I feel like everything is falling into place and now I just have to put it all together on that day.” The Trials in Los Angeles will be the pinnacle of Grunagle’s second act in running. […]

  • Ruff Life: Let the Good Times Roll with Grace Kelly

    DALLAS — When Grace Kelly’s owners gave her up at the shelter, it was pretty clear they had stopped trying to take care of her. “She was about five years old, very malnourished,” says Haley Edman, marketing director for Dallas Pets Alive! “I would say she was 30 pounds underweight.” That meant Grace Kelly was really struggling to keep up appearances. It didn’t help her chances of breaking out that she was painfully shy. “She was at Dallas Animal Services […]