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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
  • Exclusive: Ridgewood father speaks on son’s brutal beating on school sports field

    RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — Two New Jersey families have now filed suit against the Ridgewood School District, including students, and the social-media platform Snapchat after a teenage boy was video-taped being brutally beaten on school property. The violent assault, which left the teen with a shattered skull, occurred on October 27 and again on October 28 on a school sports field. “For the first week after I saw the video, I couldn’t sleep. The image is just so horrifying,” the father […]

  • Vacation gone wrong: Families stranded in Barbados after cruise ship issue

    Lyndhurst, N.J. – Passengers say their Norwegian Gem Eastern Caribbean cruise ship broke down and they’re stuck in a Barbados hotel while their life-saving medications dwindle. “We all want to go home,” said Kara Kaminski. She’s with her 10-year-old son and a friend. “We’re really all worried. We’ve had no communication with the Norwegian Cruise Line. Everyone needs medication that’s here.” Kaminski’s son has severe allergies and suffers from asthma. She said only one pump remains in his inhaler. Family members […]

  • Macy’s previews new floats for annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

    MOONACHIE, N.J. — Macy’s unveiled five new floats for this year’s 91st Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, including a 35-foot-tall Jolly Green Giant, Nickelodeon Shimmer and Shine, a fun playground from Sprout, a two-tiered bake shop by Entenmann’s and Sour Patch Kids. Children from New York and New Jersey schools got an up-close look at the creations, along with the behind-the-scenes design process. “It was really cool how I saw the smoke coming out of the genie tubes,” said Aris Cuebas, […]

  • What the New York Giants are grateful for this season

    HILLSIDE, N.J. — New York Giants players who came to hand off 1,500 donated turkeys on Monday said they wanted the focus to be on New Jersey families in need, but they still fielded questions about their head coach and their poor weekend performance. “We’re happy to be here,” Giants back-up quarterback Geno Smith said. “We’ll continue to give back in the midst of things that aren’t going so well.” The Giants posted their eighth loss of the season Sunday […]

  • American Legion struggles to rebuild post after devastating fire

    Newark, NJ – All 175 living members of American Legion Post 152 answered the call to serve their country in every war dating back to World War II. Now, they’re asking the public to answer their call for donations. On January 5, their post on Elizabeth Avenue burned to the ground. Since then, they’ve been struggling to rebuild. Despite fundraising efforts, donations have come in at the pace of a trickle. “We’ve lost pictures, we’ve lost important documents, we’ve lost […]

  • Historic election wins for women, LGBT candidates and candidates of color

    HOBOKEN, N.J. — Tuesday night yielded sweeping wins for Democrats, but also for candidates from diverse backgrounds. In Hoboken, Ravi Bhalla said he spent the day taking selfies with residents and expressing his gratitude. He has been elected New Jersey’s first Sikh mayor. “I think it speaks to the fact that a lot of populations, a lot of communities are not happy with what they’re hearing from Washington and right now what you’re seeing is a reaction to that,” he […]

  • Guadagno urges supporters in NJ to continue fight to lower states’ property taxes

    ABERDEEN, N.J. — She lost the gubernatorial election, but she isn’t giving up the fight. After serving as New Jersey’s first lieutenant governor for almost eight years, Lieutenant Governor and Republican candidate for governor Kim Guadagno lost her bid for ggovernor to Democratic candidate Phil Murphy. Her close ties to departing Governor Chris Christie was a major drag on her campaign. Governor Christie will leave office with the most dismal approval rating in state’s history, at 14 percent. Guadagno tried to […]

  • Hundreds mourn at NJ funeral for truck terror victim Darren Drake

    NEW MILFORD, N.J. — Hundreds mourned a New Milford man killed in last week’s terror attack at his funeral services held at Ascension Church in New Milford. Darren Drake, 32, was an only child. His family embraced outside the church, his father waved to the media and mouthed the words ’thank you’. “Such a young age. He was 32. Just a young, young age,”  said Kathy Perino, who attended the funeral mass. “He had so much to give. He had so […]

  • 2 Jersey City police officers released pending trial for attempted murder, fiery beating

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Jersey City Police officers Eric Kosinski and MD Khan were released and ordered to wear electronic monitoring devices while pending trial for attempted murder, assault, misconduct and weapons charges after they allegedly beat an innocent man who was on fire. “This is 3rd degree,” said Miguel Felix, 28, rolling up his sleeve in his attorney’s office today. Burns cover his arms and legs. “I just told them that they got the wrong guy, why you guys […]

  • NJ’s first lady caught in statewide distracted driving crackdown

    BEDMINSTER, N.J. — A statewide crackdown on distracted driving in New Jersey has nabbed the state’s first lady. Dashcam video captured by Bedminster police shows Mary Pat Christie getting pulled over on April 10 by Officer Timothy Richard for having a phone in her hand. “I wasn’t making a phone call,” she told Richard. But Christie pleaded guilty a month later and paid a $250 fine. “I can’t tell what you’re doing,” Richard told her. “I saw it was in […]