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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
  • New NYC Schools Chancellor on school safety, walkouts and Columbine anniversary

    New schools chancellor of NYC Richard Carranza sat down with PIX11’s Jennifer Bisram on Friday. He has been on the job for about three weeks. But while he’s still learning the school system and visiting classrooms in all the boroughs, he said he is confident students are safe in NYC public schools. “I’ve seen some really good instruction, good practice and teachers are not just standing, they’re interacting with students and facilitating learning,” he told PIX11, after meeting with teachers and students […]

  • Agents make biggest opioid drug bust in Suffolk County history

    Heroin, fentanyl and tens of thousands of dollars in cash were seized on Long Island. “You’re talking well over one million doses of fentanyl on the street,” Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini said at a news conference in Hauppauge Thursday. Sini was joined by local, state and federal law enforcement to announce the arrest of 38-year old William Velasquez, an undocumented immigrant from El Salvador, who is now charged with operating as a major drug trafficker. Members of the […]

  • Hundreds attend NYC March for Science

    NEW YORK — Hundreds of New Yorkers participated in Satuday’s March for Science, a global push to celebrate and protect the role of science in government and in life. Attendees first turned out at the rally in NYC Saturday at Washington Square Park, then marched with signs about two-miles to Zucotti Park in Lower Manhattan. “I wanted to come here to lend my support to science,” Daniel Ucko, a scientist at the march, told PIX11. Environmental activists like Bill Ulfelder, the Executive […]

  • Sex trafficking ring busted on Long Island

    LONG ISLAND — A brother and sister have been charged with running a sex trafficking ring in Suffolk County. “They used drugs – heroin and cocaine to get their victims addicted and dependent on them and forced them into prostitution, said Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini Friday. “This was a family affair, it’s quite disgusting, and, to make matters worse, the brother was compensating the sister with crack cocaine,” he said. According to investigators with the Suffolk County Police Department’s Human […]

  • Rikers Island opens new unit for inmates who served in the military

    RIKERS ISLAND — It’s the first time it’s been done at a jail facility — a unit, specifically for inmates who have served in the military. “They treat us like human beings who want to be better, it’s amazing,” Matteo Bonomo said Thursday. The 34-year-old, who was in the army, is one of 17 inmates in the new housing unit on Rikers Island. “I came in for burglary, did it for money for drugs, this program is helping me in […]

  • NJ Prosecutor’s Office hosts forum on police-involved shooting

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Dozens gathered at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Jersey City to listen to prosecutors and other Hudson County leaders talk about the attorney general guidelines on use of force and how it’s investigated. Many had concerns about the police-involved shooting last week in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, where 34-year old Saheed Vassell was shot and killed by officers after pointing the head of a welding torch at several people. “Many of our young people are being shot […]

  • Free online course teaches parents how to protect kids from sexual predators

    Suffolk County Community College unveiled a free, online course Monday designed to help parents protect their kids from sexual predators. “The Apple of my Eye” online classroom was started by Parents for Megan’s Law. The organization, which focuses on preventing sex abuse, has  teamed up with the Crime Victims Center and Suffolk County leaders to offer the course. It teaches parents how to prevent, detect and report child sex abuse – including how predators groom kids and teens and signs that your child may be a […]

  • NYC schools chancellor Carmen Farina retires after 52 years

    Carmen Farina retired as NYC schools chancellor Friday and was given a standing ovation at City Hall. “On behalf of all 8 1/2 million New Yorkers, we thank you Carmen for your extraordinary service to NYC,” said NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, as he handed her a proclamation. The 74-year old from Brooklyn retired after more than 50 years with the NYC Department of Education, the nation’s largest school system. “It’s been a privilege, something I enjoyed doing,” she said […]

  • Cynthia Nixon to tour NYCHA housing in Brooklyn

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Cynthia Nixon got an up close and personal look at the problems tenants have been facing as she toured a NYCHA housing development in Brooklyn Wednesday morning. The New York State gubernatorial candidate and Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams toured the Albany Houses in Crown Heights and witnessed the problems tenants been facing. “I wasn’t prepared for what a health crisis this is,” Nixon said, “They need more money.” Nixon called out every branch of […]

  • Flames rip through Newark buildings

    NEWARK, N.J. —  A large fire engulfed several buildings in Newark Tuesday. Flames ripped through buildings on South Ninth Street near 15th Avenue, AIR11 video showed. More than 60 firefighters responded to the blaze around 6:15 a.m., local fire officials said. The buildings appear to be homes. It is not yet known if they are occupied.