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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
  • Man tries to force his way into Queens home, shoots resident

    JAMAICA, Queens — A man with a BB or air gun tried to forced his way into a Queens home Sunday and shot the resident after he fought back, police said. Thakur Persaud heard a knock at the door of his 197th Street home Sunday afternoon and sent his teenage son to see who was at the door. “This is a Sunday,” he said. “Everyone in my family was home.” There was a man there with a package. Persaud came to […]

  • Businesses destroyed after fast-moving fire erupts in Manhattan

    INWOOD, Manhattan – Firefighters are battling a 4-alarm fire in Manhattan Sunday morning. The commercial fire started at 150 Nagle Avenue a little after 10 a.m., FDNY said. The fire started on the first floor and extended to the cockloft of the building, which has been open for 28 years, and spread to the row of stores on the block. None of the businesses were open at the time of the fire. About 138 firefighters responded — five firefighters suffered […]

  • Hundreds attend wake for New Jersey man killed in terror attack

    NEW MILFORD, N.J. – Family and friends said goodbye to a New Jersey man killed in the terror attack in lower Manhattan earlier this week. Darren Drake was on a break, riding his bike when Sayfullo Saipov struck him. Loved ones still can’t believe his life was innocently taken that way. Hundreds turned out to his wake Saturday at Boulevard Funeral Home in New Milford NJ – many who didn’t even know him. “He was one of the most decent […]

  • Elderly woman punched, robbed inside Manhattan apartment building

    GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan – Police are looking for a man who brutally robbed an elderly woman Friday evening.  The man allegedly followed an 81-year-old Barbara Davison as she walking into her building on West 13 Street and 7th Avenue when he attacked her, police said. “I’m usually very careful, but I wasn’t looking behind me and I was struggling with my keys,” said Davidson. As Davison opened the door to the building’s lobby, the man punched her several times to […]

  • Suicide prevention fence installed along George Washington Bridge

    If you walk, bike, or drive across the George Washington bridge, you’ll soon see a big change — fencing is going up. “It’s a great idea we pass by it every day and the amount of people who jump over the bridge is amazing,” said Gustavo Francisco, a cyclist who crosses the bridge often. While there are dozens of signs about suicide prevention along the bridge, that connects NYC to New Jersey, suicides have gone up. According to the Port […]

  • More than 30,000 participate in 16th annual Tunnel to Towers 5K Run

    LOWER MANHATTAN— The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk is held every year to honor fallen heroes of 9/11, including Stephen Siller, and it gets bigger each year. Runners from around the globe including first responders in full uniform held American flags and crossed the finish line at the 16th Annual Tunnel to Towers Run. & Walk. “We all got here to make sure we make enough money and most important, we remember those who are no […]

  • Activists ‘take a knee’ in Queens, support NFL protest

    JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens — A group of people Jackson Heights are showing support for athletes taking a knee by taking a knee themselves. “I was watching athletes taking a knee and I would see their teammates put a hand on their shoulder and thought that was a beautiful and lovely gesture, how could I do that metaphorically,” said Dawn Siff, a Jackson Heights resident. Siff wanted to show her support through a sign and made one: “This is Us Taking a […]

  • Donation drive in the Bronx for Puerto Rico

    WEST FARMS, The Bronx — It was pure Puerto Rican pride in the Bronx Saturday night as donations poured in for those affected by Hurricane Maria. “It’s the least we can do for our family in Puerto Rico,” said Kevin Rivera, one of the organizers. “They lost everything … we’re trying to pick it up from New York and help them rebuild again.” Everything from water and canned goods to clothes and batteries are being accepted through Sunday night at Hispanos Unidos, […]

  • Global Citizen Festival assembles all-star lineup to end poverty

    MANHATTAN — Six thousand people are expected to gather at the Great Lawn in Central Park  for the 6th annual Global Citizen Festival before the night is over. The event was organized by Global Citizen, a movement of millions around the globe who share the same goal — to end extreme poverty by 2030. This is a free concert, but every concert goer had to earn their ticket by doing something meaningful to end extreme poverty. “I want there to be […]

  • Sept. 11 is a day of service of remembrance, service for many

    NEW YORK — More than 2,500 people are honoring the anniversary of 9/11 by volunteering, and many are focussing their efforts on helping those impacted by storms and hurricanes ravaging parts of the U.S. The volunteers gathered at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Monday morning for 9-11 Day. Wounded warriors, military veterans, children born on Sept. 11 are among the volunteers, who put together about 500,000 meals for those in need, including victims of Harvey and Hurricane Irma.