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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
  • Hoboken may become one of first U.S. cities to mandate gender-neutral bathrooms

    HOBOKEN, N.J. — It was a historic day in Hoboken for the trans community with news that the city soon may become the first in the state and among the first in the entire country to mandate gender neutral bathrooms. Hoboken’s mayor signed an executive order on Wednesday making all city-owned, single-stall restrooms gender neutral, but Mayor Ravi Bhalla also wants the City Council to pass a ground-breaking law that would order all schools and private businesses to do the […]

  • New Jersey now has toughest equal pay law in the country

    New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a measure that aims to end pay disparities between men and women who do the same work on Tuesday. In the state, women on average are paid less than men, about 80 cents on the dollar. For women of color, that gap is even more grim: black women on average earn 60 cents for every dollar a man earns and for Latinas that statistic drops to just 43 cents. “One of my […]

  • Pets killed, dozens of residents displaced in Jersey City apartment fire

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Pets died and dozens of residents were displaced by a fire that ripped through an apartment building Jersey City on Monday, authorities said. The fire began just after midnight 446 Bergen Ave. in Jersey City, spreading to an alley and two neighboring buildings. In all, 42 people in 11 families are out of their homes. There were no serious injuries, but some pets did not make it out of the blaze. Two firefighters were treated for minor […]

  • 10-year-old rescues children after explosion rocks NJ house

    WOODBRIDGE N.J. — A New Jersey family woke up Saturday morning to every room in their house engulfed in flames. Multiple children were inside when an explosion rocked their house Vernon Avenue in the Port Reading section of Woodbridge around 9:30 a.m. “When the explosion happened we were all asleep. We just felt fire. And my nieces hair was on fire. My uncle came from the basement on fire. His head was flames. And my brother put him out,” Andre […]

  • 8-year-old girl creates campaign to save Toys ‘R’ Us

    WOODBRIDGE NJ — 8-year-old Delilah Jane Farrell Lattanzio of Woodbridge, New Jersey is calling on all Toys R’ Us kids to buy a cup of lemonade to save the iconic toy giant. The third grader spent Friday night building a pink stand for her sales campaign. She’s selling a cold glass in front of her home on Saturday and Sunday to anyone who wants to help keep the beloved retailer in business. “When I heard Toys R’ Us was closing […]

  • NJ teen pays off other students’ lunch debt

    SUMMIT, N.J. — Kids who can’t afford lunch can rack up a bill in the school cafeteria. There are schools who have named and shamed students who cannot pay at the end of the year. “Students are put to work. So they have to clean tables and mop the floors to pay for their lunch,” Keertana Talla, a 16-year-old student at Kent Place School, told PIX11. Talla started a fundraising campaign to raise awareness about school lunch shaming. “There is no need to […]

  • Racist note left on Muslim woman’s vandalized car 2 weeks after she moved to NJ town

    MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — Police are investigating after a woman who recently moved to a New Jersey town said her car was vandalized and a racist note was left behind. Kenya Robinson, 24, posted video on Facebook last week of officers responding to the scene in Mount Holly. Her car’s tire was flattened, and back lights busted, the video shows. A note left under a tire left a clear message to Robinson: “Go home n—— terrorist you not wanted here b—— […]

  • Single mom could face over $70K in fines for pet dog

    WEST ORANGE, NJ — “I’m shocked they’d take it this far,” said Leslie Cobar, a mom of four kids and a dog with a troubled past. Cobar’s brother named her pit bull mix, Stoner, 5. Stoner’s original owners found him on the street and kept him in a cage for most of his early life, she said. In the first year after she adopted him, she says he bit the neighbor and the neighbor’s dog. Last year, he killed a […]

  • All-girl New Jersey teams dominate at national school STEM competition

    JERSEY CITY, NJ — P.S. 28 Christa McAuliffe Elementary School in Jersey City is now home to the top middle school science, technology, engineering, and mathematics team in the nation. Their STEM team, the “Plastic Elastics,” engineered a prototype to filter harmful microplastics out of our water. Every time you wash your clothes, microscopic plastic particles are flushed into the water supply. “The fish eat the micro plastics, and we eat the fish,” said Karys Sunga, 14, a member of the […]

  • NJ mom who gave up her baby after she was evicted is fighting to get son back

    UNION, NJ — She was 19, pregnant and recently evicted from her home when she decided to give her baby up, but now — several months after her son was adopted — a New Jersey mom is fighting to get her child back. Gloria Roman, now 20, has only held her son a few times. When she left the hospital, she knew she may never see him again. She gave birth in secret. “I didn’t tell my mom when I was pregnant,” Roman said. “I […]