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Jennifer Bisram is a reporter at PIX11 News.

Before returning to the Big Apple, the native New Yorker worked at WXYZ-TV in Detroit, Mich., as a weekend morning anchor, investigative reporter, problem solver and had a franchise “Detroit’s Most Wanted,” where she worked with the Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit weekly to help catch fugitives.

Two years earlier, Jennifer worked at the No. 1 English-speaking station in Miami, Fla. WSVN-TV, where she covered everything from wild crime and drug news to refugee crises and the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal.

Her first stop in Florida however was at WOFL-TV in Orlando, where she did extensive coverage on the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

She began her television reporting career at News55 on Long Island and quickly moved on to the News12 Network, where she reported for nearly five years before leaving NYC for the Sunshine State.

Jennifer is a multi-Emmy nominated reporter who worked in print before television, writing for papers like NY Newsday and NY Amsterdam News.

She is a graduate of the City University of New York’s Queens College and enjoys traveling, cooking, baking, running 5Ks and spending time with her family.

Jennifer is happy to be back home and is always looking for a good story from you!


Recent Articles
  • Jersey City shooting leaves 2 teenage boys hospitalized

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Authorities are seeking a motive for a shooting that left two teenage boys hospitalized. Jersey City police say the shooting occurred shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday when the teens were walking along Ocean Avenue. “You have to worry about the young ones with the guns and stuff,” said Sylvia Oyola, a mother of two who lives in the area and fears for her children. The shooting happened not far from a pre-school. “My biggest concern is […]

  • Upgrades coming to Brooklyn Bridge this year, mayor says

    BROOKLYN – For all of you who have been complaining about the Brooklyn Bridge – changing are coming. Both entrances of the Brooklyn Bridge are getting upgrades this year, according to the mayor. It’s to make the bridge safer for pedestrians and cyclists. The move comes after years of complaints from pedestrians and cyclists, calling the entryways dangerous. There is construction already being done on the bridge on the Brooklyn-side. The next thing that’ll happen, the Manhattan side will get […]

  • Activists call for ‘fair fares’ for low-income New Yorkers as MTA hike takes effect

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Dozens gathered outside of Barclays Center in Brooklyn Sunday to fight for fair fares. “One of my greatest fears is I will go out with my kids and don’t have enough money to go home, I often skip meals so I have enough to go back,” said a mother of three at the rally. “Right now my husband is the only income.” Her story was like many who stood with signs chanting, “what do we want? Fair […]

  • Die-in held in Brooklyn to protest the repealing of the Affordable Care Act

    BROOKLYN – A die-in was held in Brooklyn on Saturday to help save the Affordable Care Act. Many people who turned out to the die-in Saturday say they’re against the new plan put forth by House Speaker Paul Ryan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. This is happening around the same time President Trump delivered his weekly address, promising better health insurance plan for all Americans. “I’m here because ACA saved my life,” Gabriel Cohen said. Cohen wants […]

  • Day care worker arrested after child found wandering Queens streets

    FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — A woman is behind bars after a child in her care was found wandering the streets of Queens Wednesday evening. Police found Essiah Love, 5, walking alone blocks away from her home. She eventually made her way to Three Brothers Meat Market. “When she first got here she was a little hyper and wandering around,” said Carol Cruz, one of the owners of the supermarket. “After a few minutes she told the cashier she was hungry […]

  • LIRR plans to add third track as residents worry of possible noise, congestion during construction

    MINNEOLA, N.Y. – The LIRR has plans to add a third track between Floral Park and Hicksville. It would affect four communities in Nassau County including Floral Park, Garden City, New Hyde Park and the Town of Hempstead. According to the MTA, the 2-billion dollar LIRR expansion project would add a 9.8 mile track that would help with service disruptions and offer extra service. “With all the congestion when you get on at peak hours, the third track would help with […]

  • Massive blaze rips through row of Queens buildings, leaving families homeless

    RICHMOND HILL, Queens — A massive blaze ripped through seven buildings in a Queens neighborhood overnight Sunday, leaving several families homeless. The seven-alarm fire started around 11 p.m. Saturday on the first floor of a two-story building on Liberty Avenue near 111th Street, FDNY officials said. It quickly spread to seven adjacent buildings. Nearly a dozen businesses and homes were destroyed in the fire, FDNY officials said. “I’m really devastated. I’m really…it’s really upsetting. it’s a fire so you have no control over it,” […]

  • Over a thousand rallied at People’s March for Education Justice for better educational resources

    MANHATTAN — More than a thousand teachers, students, parents and supporters rallied Saturday for better educational resources in New York state at the People’s March for Education Justice in midtown Manhattan. There were seven March for Education Justice rallies held in New York, with the biggest turnout in midtown Manhattan according to The Alliance for Quality Education, who organized the event. The group aims to “defend public education from federal attacks by Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos… defend here in New […]

  • An inside look at the fight against synthetic opioids creating crisis in NYC

    NEW YORK — Drug overdoses are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. It’s a growing problem in New York City as the use of synthetic drugs skyrockets. DEA special agent James Hunt told PIX11 during an exclusive ride-along that synthetic opioids are being sold as heroin and mixed with other drugs. “Fentanyl is 50 times more powerful than heroin,” said Hunt. Hunt said most people often don’t know that they’re getting fentanyl. Other chemical compounds […]

  • Women’s March on NYC: 400,000 protesters make their way to Trump Tower

    NEW YORK— More than 4000,000 demonstrators march toward Trump Tower Saturday for the Women’s March on NYC, one of the many protests happening throughout the nation. The protesters, mostly women but also men and children, gathered at the starting point about 11 a.m. at Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza between 46th Street and Second Avenue. The massive crowd moved down 42nd Street where by 2 p.m., thousands of people were slowly making their way toward Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue. Mayor Bill de Blasio […]