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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
  • 4 injured after explosion in Brooklyn apartment

    GRAVESEND, Brooklyn — At least four people were injured following an explosion in a Brooklyn apartment Saturday morning, authorities said. The FDNY responded to the explosion on the second floor of a home along Bay 49th Street in Gravesend  at about 8:30 a.m . One of the people inside of the house during the time of the blast said they were all sleeping when the incident occurred. At least one person is in serious condition, sources said. National Grid and ConEd […]

  • Woman arrested for fatally stabbing husband in Brooklyn: police

    BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — A couple’s argument turned deadly after a woman stabbed her partner inside their Brooklyn home Friday night, police said. Rochelle Watson-Stanley, 29, was taken into custody after she called police about the incident about 8:17 p.m. When police arrived at the two-family home along Howard Avenue in Brownsville, they found a 51-year-old man stabbed in the neck. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. According to police, the man and Watson-Stanley are married […]

  • Murphy calls on top NJ transit officials to resign, commuters cope with service disruptions

    While track repairs are going on at New York’s Penn Station, riders with NJ Transit and LIRR are going to continue to see service changes. The disruptions are not as big as they were during last year’s so-called “Summer of Hell,” but they are expected to last until May. The two-month summertime repair project targeted one area of the station, where numerous tracks crisscross into 21 platforms. This time, Amtrak is replacing two tracks and will also do work in an area where Amtrak and Long Island Rail Road […]

  • Passengers remain stranded at JFK airport: ‘It’s complete chaos’

    JAMAICA, Queens — Several passengers remain stranded at John F. Kennedy Airport on Saturday after more than 6,000 flights were canceled or delayed due to the “bomb cyclone” winter storm that hit New York Thursday. New York’s LaGuardia and JFK International airports closed on Thursday afternoon due to the storm, creating a massive backlog. The situation was worsened when a plane arriving from China clipped the tail end of a Kuwait Airways 777, causing damage to both aircrafts and further delays […]

  • ‘Code Blue’ issued as freezing temperatures threaten NYC homeless population

    NEW YORK — More than 60,000 New Yorkers have no place to call home and the punishing cold weather can prove deadly for anyone sleeping on the streets. “It’s extremely dangerous, you’re talking about people dealing with hypothermia, who are not prepared, but have to be outside,” said Juan De La Cruz, Program Director for Coalition for the Homeless. Cruz and dozens of volunteers hit NYC streets Friday night giving out hot food, coats and sleeping bags to those in […]

  • Back to work: Commuters face bitter, almost record-breaking cold

    NEW YORK — Commuters heading back to work Tuesday are in for a cold one. Though there will be sunshine, the arctic chill will continue to grip the tri-state area with bitterly cold temperatures. The frigid temperatures are expected to stay through the week. Daily highs haven’t risen above 32 degrees since Christmas, putting us in record-breaking territory, according to the National Weather Service. There’s a chance that the area could approach the record for most consecutive days with max temperatures […]

  • Famed Lincoln Plaza Cinemas will close in January

    NEW YORK — The Lincoln Plaza Cinemas,  a staple in the New York theater community, is set to close at the end of January, PIX11 News has learned. People of all ages said they were sad to see the institution go. “The movie theatre can’t close — I’ve lived here 21 years it’s been here my whole life we’ve always been on top of the movie theatre, it’s a part of my family now,” Matthew Buckner said. “We always have […]

  • Commuters survive attempted terror attack at NYC’s Port Authority

    MANHATTAN — Three people who were on their way to work this morning were hurt after a pipe bomb explosion at NYC’s Port Authority, according to the FDNY. “She saw the smoke, then saw a few people on the floor. She was scared , really scared,” said Alfonso Chavez, of his 45-year old sister, Veronica. Chavez describes what his sister went through after authorities say a pipe bomb that was strapped onto 27-year old Akayed Ullah went off in a […]

  • Victim in subway bombing ‘very, very scared,’ brother says

    MANHATTAN — A Queens woman on her way to work when an explosion went off in the subway tunnel beneath the Port Authority Bus Terminal is “very, very scared” but is expected to be OK, her brother told PIX11 News. Alfonso Chavez said his 45-year-old sister lives in Corona and was traveling to work when a man allegedly set off a pipe bomb. He said she was walking in the subway tunnel near the No. 7 train at Times Square at […]

  • Person taken into custody following police-involved incident in Brooklyn, cops say

    FLATLANDS, Brooklyn ­—A person was taken into custody following a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn Saturday morning, police said. Officials responded to a dispute near 5304 Avenue L in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn around 11 a.m. Several people were standing outside during the dispute, police said when one person had a firearm. As the man attempted to flee in his car, police said he clipped five surrounding officers. He eventually lost control of the vehicle and tried to run away on foot. […]