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Christie Duffy is a reporter for PIX11 News. She covers New Jersey, and appears on PIX11 weekdays during the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts.

Duffy has covered breaking news and investigative stories, including the Chelsea bomber, the Tribeca terror attack and the fatal Hoboken train crash. Duffy exposed braking problems onboard the train that careened into Hoboken Terminal in 2016, killing a young mother.

Duffy was nominated for an Emmy for her continuing coverage of some of the most dangerous rail crossings in the nation. She exposed safety gate failures in Elmwood Park, N.J., resulting in almost $1 million in upgrades.

She has also received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Garden State Journalists Association for her coverage of Superstorm Sandy, the internationally watched trial of Dharun Ravi and the untimely death of an Iraq war veteran who survived an IED explosion.

Duffy has spearheaded exhaustive investigations into election ballots cast by dead voters; local police departments acquiring grenade launchers, AK-47s and armored tanks; rogue dollar-jitney buses; and the true cause of a massive fire that destroyed the Seaside Park boardwalk after Sandy.

Duffy joined PIX11 from New Jersey’s PBS affiliate, NJTV. Prior to that, she anchored financial and economic news. Duffy reported for Verizon FiOS1 News. She began her career at Fox News Channel.

Duffy grew up in Bergen County, New Jersey.


Recent Articles
  • Congestion pricing: Driving in Manhattan could cost $11.52

    NEW YORK — Driving a car into the busiest parts of Manhattan could cost $11.52 under a proposal prepared for New York’s governor that is designed to ease traffic congestion on city streets. The New York Times reported that the legislature, which would need to approve most of the plan for imposing the traffic charges, was expected to receive the proposal on Friday. The idea, called “congestion pricing,” involves using electronic tolling to charge vehicles for entering certain parts of town during […]

  • Protestors rally in Newark after Trump’s ‘s—hole’ slur, ban on Haitians getting visas

    NEWARK, N.J. — Dozens stood on the steps of Newark City Hall Thursday in a rally calling for unity against the President’s “racist” remarks and policies. Starting today, Haitians can no longer get temporary work visas. This comes after President Trump was accused of making a vulgar remark in an Oval Office meeting on immigration when Haiti, El Salvador and African countries were discussed. “Why are we having all these people from s—hole countries come here?” Trump is accused of […]

  • New Jersey’s new governor spends first full day in office listening to struggling workers

    NEWARK, N.J. —  Governor Phil Murphy spent his first full day in office meeting with his cabinet and listening to the the working poor: teachers aides, cleaning ladies, toll booth workers, nursing home aides and public librarians. “Deciding whether or not we buy food or we pay for the light bill,” Devika Smith, a single working mother of four, said. “I’m hoping and praying that with Phil Murphy, our new governor, we can get the bill passed.” Smith works 16-hour days […]

  • NJ Governor Phil Murphy sworn in, signs first executive order for equal pay for women

    TRENTON, N.J. — Phil Murphy is now New Jersey’s 56th governor. He took his oath of office on the Fitzgerald family bible, the same bible that John F. Kennedy placed his hand on in 1961 when he was sworn in as President of the United States. “It is an American truth summed up so succinctly by President John Fitzgerald Kennedy — whose family Bible I had the honor of placing my hand upon moments ago — that as Americans, we […]

  • Newark Airport workers demand higher pay, march between terminals causing traffic delays

    NEWARK, N.J. — Hundreds of airport workers marched on Martin Luther King Day to demand higher wages. They flooded terminals B and C, as well as a roadway in between the terminals, causing some temporary traffic delays at the airport. Some of the workers said they earn as little as $10 per hour, without benefits or vacation time. “It’s hard to support your family,” said one man. SEIU 32BJ organized the rally. The Port Authority Police blocked off traffic to […]

  • Transformer fire at Newark Airport sparks partial terminal evacuation

    NEWARK, N.J. — A transformer fire underneath Newark Liberty Airport caused evacuations in part of the terminal Friday, officials said. The blaze started in a PSE&G manhole below a section of Terminal C. According to Newark Airport, the fire has been extinguished and smoky conditions remained for a time after. No injuries were reported. The Terminal C-1 wing was evacuated but the rest of the terminal operated normally, including Terminals A and B, but because of weather conditions, the airport tells passengers […]

  • New Jersey man’s houseboat gets stuck in solid ice

    SANDY HOOK BAY, N.J. — Danny Davis, 53, worked to earn a few extra dollars Wednesday by fixing cars, while everything he has is locked up in a massive sheet of ice. When he saw his home of three years, a 40-foot cabin-cruiser with two bedrooms and a kitchen, frozen at the center of Sandy Hook Bay, he broke down. “I cried like a baby,” said Davis. “It’s my home.” Davis lives on the vessel with his three dogs: Buddy, […]

  • Governor Chris Christie touts accomplishments, bids NJ farewell in final address

    TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Chris Christie has just seven days left at the helm in Trenton. He delivered the highlights of his tenure during a speech to lawmakers Tuesday. His final state of the state address focused on his reform of public workers’ pension system, a balanced state budget and lower taxes. He said New Jersey is in way better financial shape than when he came in. “So let’s be clear before the next team comes in here, we are […]

  • Funeral held for Long Branch family killed in New Year’s Eve shooting

    LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Mourners gathered Monday morning to remember the parents and their teenage daughter who were fatally shot on New Year’s Eve along with a family friend. Steven and Linda Kologi, along with 18-year-old Brittany Kologi and family friend Mary Ann Schulz, were allegedly killed minutes before midnight by the Kologis’ 16-year-old son. His court hearings and the case is being kept confidential and he remains in jail. Surviving family members, including the couple’s sons Steve Jr. and Scott, as well as Linda’s […]

  • 10 families displaced, row of houses destroyed by massive Newark fire

    NEWARK, N.J. — Newark firefighters fought through excruciatingly cold conditions for over 10 hours on Friday after a fire broke out at around 3 a.m. on 9th Avenue near 14th Street in Newark. Half the hydrants firefighters tapped were frozen and their hoses also turned into blocks of ice. Meanwhile, high winds carried fire embers from a vacant bodega, where officials say the fire started, to row houses across the street. The homes quickly burned, leaving 10 families in this […]