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Christie Duffy is an award-winning reporter for PIX11.

Duffy follows in the footsteps of family, many of whom have worked in the TV business, beginning with her Grandfather.

She earned a team Emmy nomination for her Superstorm Sandy coverage. Duffy has also received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Garden State Journalists Association.

After a massive fire destroyed the Seaside boardwalk, she uncovered that most businesses on the block where the fire started never had their electrical wiring inspected after Sandy flooded the area. Investigators found that salt water had badly corroded wiring beneath the boardwalk, sparking the fire.

Duffy also uncovered the biggest federal crackdown on jitney buses in the region in 10 years. The exclusive story followed a freak accident in West New York, New Jersey, where a bus accident killed an infant in her stroller.

She also covered President Obama during a visit to New Jersey after Tropical Storm Irene; Governor Christie’s re-election in 2013; and the internationally-watched trial of former Rutger’s freshman Dharun Ravi.

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

Duffy grew up in Bergen County, New Jersey. In the summer, she spends as much time as possible down the shore in Long Beach Island, NJ.

On her days off, she loves spending time with her family, friends and her dog Ted!


Recent Articles
  • Curioni’s Pizza in New Jersey to close next week

    LODI, N.J. — Curioni’s on Liberty Street will bake it’s last pizza pie on Wednesday after 93 years in business. “My grandparents started in 1923. It started as a grocery store. And when my father took over, he said grocery stores aren’t gonna make it. So he put in a pizza oven and we started selling pizzas late 50’s, early 60’s,” said Walter Curioni Jr. “When I was a young boy, we used to run over. Their egg creams are […]

  • Alleged Facebook admission prompts Morris County investigators to arrest NJ man

    JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. — The Morris County Prosecutor’s office has charged Brendon Miller, 25, with endangering the welfare of a child after he allegedly admitted to dropping an infant on Facebook. The 5-month-old suffered from bleeding on the brain and seizures. It’s alleged that Miller did not tell investigators the truth, but did tell all his Facebook followers. “I think detectives, these days, are more in tune to what’s available and looking into these sources for information,” said William Solomons, […]

  • Rural New Jersey suburb bracing for President Trump’s summer stays

    BEDMINSTER, N.J. — President Donald Trump often spent summer weekends at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, but that was before he had a cabinet, secret service and a press corps trailing him. “Not excited about it,” said Catherine Costa, who lives nearby. “I don’t mind the occasional visit to New Jersey, but overall, I think his travel has been excessive.” Trump’s winter weekends in Mar-a-Lago brought lots of attention, from press and protestors. But West Palm Beach has a population […]

  • Paterson mayor, 3 public works supervisors plead not guilty in corruption probe

    PATERSON, N.J. — Paterson Mayor Joey “Jose” Torres and three supervisors from the City’s Department of Public Works pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy, misconduct and records tampering on Monday. An indictment alleges that Torres orchestrated a scheme to pay DPW workers overtime with public money to do work at a would-be beer business formed by the mayor’s daughter and nephew. “It’s the first step in a long journey. All the clients have maintained their innocence,” said Robert Galluccio, […]

  • Anonymous message leads to alleged dump site for lead, hazardous waste in N.J.

    MAHWAH, N.J. — An anonymous message that was sent to town officials alleged that there’s been illegal dumping going on at a county property. Photos show a dirt pile purportedly riddled with lead bullet shells. The images were taken at the back end of the Bergen County Law and Public Safety, a training center for police, firefighters and EMTs and there is a firing range on site. It’s also the site of a town drinking water well and is pocketed […]

  • Hoboken-Midtown ferry route begun after NJ Transit derailment to become permanent

    HOBOKEN  N.J. — After last week’s nightmare on Penn Station’s rails, NY Waterway has announced that they plan to make permanent the emergency ferry route they rolled out after the derailment. “From the Hoboken Ferry Terminal to Midtown 39th Street,” explained Julie Robinson, a spokeswoman for the private ferry provider. “We believe that it’s really going to help Hoboken residents and NJ Transit commuters, to give them another option.” Over 4,000 people took the ferry out of downtown Hoboken during […]

  • Moving company has yet to deliver N.J. family’s belongings, a month after relocating

    MILLINGTON, N.J. — A family of seven originally from the New York City area said their homecoming was ruined after a moving company went missing with all their stuff. They relocated from North Carolina to their home state of New Jersey on March 11, but the moving truck never made it. “We are here on air mattresses with kids and no high chair for my daughter to eat in,” Tina Fortino said. She and her husband have three kids and […]

  • N.J. doctor saves woman on United flight where medical supplies were ‘lacking’

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The director of internal medicine at Jersey City Medical Center said he was traveling home from vacation when a woman on board his United Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Newark had a life-threatening emergency. “The flight crew announced there was a medical emergency and if there was any physicians on board. So that’s when I got up out of my seat. I rushed to the back, where the patient was and I saw her lying […]

  • Thousands line up for Section 8 housing vouchers in Passaic, N.J.

    PASSAIC, N.J. — The line for Section 8 vouchers wrapped around the block outside of Passaic’s Housing Authority on Monday, with some waiting overnight for the shot at affordable housing. About 8,000 residents took home Section 8 applications last week that were due back Monday. “I’m ready to be here at least 2 hours,” said Alexander Garcia, a former New York City doorman. “I’m semi-retired now, so I could use a rental facility that’s affordable.” Passaic’s Housing Authority Public Safety […]

  • Mayor de Blasio to push forward with homeless shelter plans despite protests in Crown Heights

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — About 35 Crown Heights residents marched from the proposed homeless shelter on Bergen Street to Restoration Plaza on Saturday. They said that their neighborhood is already saturated with homeless shelters, 19 in all, and they want other areas of Brooklyn to get their fair share of shelters. They also demanded greater transparency from the Mayor Bill de Blasio. “This argument is not about getting rid of the homeless,” said Meghan Marx, a mom of two. “People […]