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Meredith Ganzman is a digital reporter and news writer at PIX11 News. She has been a journalist in New York City for more than five years. She comes to PIX11 News from the 92nd Street Y, where she was a digital content producer and Facebook Live host. Previously, she was the lead arts and entertainment reporter for The Jewish Channel. Meredith’s work has been published on Playbill.com, Backstage.com and Broadway.com. She has a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Recent Articles
  • Cardi B debuts baby bump on ‘Saturday Night Live’

    NEW YORK — Topping the long awaited “Invasion of Privacy” album drop, rapper Cardi B made her “Saturday Night Live” debut, revealing an even bigger secret. During the performance of her new single “Be Careful,” the camera slowly pans to reveal nothing other than a baby bump. Cardi B is officially a MOM-TO-BE! There was a lot of applause for the rapper who left nothing to the imagination holding down the stage in a flowy, sheer, white gown for her […]

  • Investigation continues in NYPD shooting of man in Crown Heights

    BROOKLYN — Unrest in Crown Heights as the investigation continues into the death of a black man shot by police earlier this week. Police shot and killed 35-year-old Saheed Vassell on Wednesday after he pointed what officers believed was a gun at them. The NYPD released more surveillance video of a Vassell, pointing a silver object at people as if he were brandishing a gun. Afterward, it was discovered the object was actually a pipe with a knob on it. […]

  • ‘Saint Joan’ returns to Broadway, starring Condola Rashad

    NEW YORK — The most famous female crusader is returning to Broadway after a quarter century, and PIX11 was there to meet the cast. The Manhattan Theatre Club revival of “Saint Joan” start Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad in the title role. The George Bernard Shaw Play follows a teenage “Joan of Arc,” whose rising influence also makes her a target. “Saint Joan was last seen on Broadway in 1993. Daniel Sullivan is at the helm, and the production also […]

  • Annual Easter parade brings colorful costumes, elaborate bonnets to Fifth Avenue

    MIDTOWN — Thousands gathered at Fifth Avenue for the annual Easter parade. The Easter parade is a New York City tradition that dates back more than a century to the 1870s. Even Hollywood once got into the act. Judy Garland and Fred Astaire sauntered down the avenue in 1948. Every year, the Easter bunny brings out thousands posed in best high fashion, particularly elaborate bonnets and colorful costumes. But it’s not so much a parade as it is a pageant […]

  • From combat boots to the crown: Meet Mrs. New York America

    There she is. Mrs. New York. That right M-R-S. Patti Gomez-Michalkow took the crown for the empire state on Sunday night. Now, she is preparing to compete in Mrs. America. The pageant is for married women and focuses on community service and professional accomplishments. Now our new Mrs. New York has a lot of them. The 28-year-old Manhattan native now calls Syracuse home. She’s a marketing manager and wants to get a masters degree from Harvard University. But before she […]

  • ‘Angels in America’ opens on Broadway

    NEW YORK — The “Great Work” has returned to Broadway. The revival of Tony Kushner’s seminal work, “Angels in America” opened Sunday night, transferring from last year’s run at the National Theatre in London. The two-part play is set in 1980s New York City during the rise of the AIDS crisis. PIX11 caught up with of the play’s stars, including Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield, on the very neon red carpet. “Angels in America” premiered on Broadway in 1993. The […]

  • Family searches for missing stuffed bunny on the Upper East Side

    UPPER EAST SIDE — As a pedestrian in New York City, there are signs everywhere you look, but it’s not everyday where you see a “Missing stuffed bunny” sign. A sign on a pole in Lenox Hill is calling for a stuffed bunny to come home. So how did Mr. Cottontail end up on the MIA? “I went to my grandma’s house while bringing the bunny, and I forgot it there. When my grandma was bringing it back, she either […]

  • ‘Frozen’ arrives on Broadway

    MANHATTAN, N.Y. — A hot new musical with a familiar name opened on Broadway Thursday night. The screen to stage transfer “Frozen” officially arrived in New York with a flurry of magic for audiences. It’s the story of royal sisters, Princess Elsa and Princess Anna, who must bring back spring to their kingdom stuck in an eternal winter. The 2014 film won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature and Best Song for the number “Let It Go.” The musical features music and […]

  • Hundreds of thousands rally for gun control in March for Our Lives

    NEW YORK — From Washington D.C. to New York City, thousands took up the battle cry in Saturday’s March for Our Lives. In both cities, the call from survivors of the Parkland massacre last month is for Congress to pass stricter gun control laws and to end gun violence. In New York City, marchers started Saturday morning at West 72nd Street and Central Park West. There are more than 800 other events planned across the country and around the world […]

  • Is Banksy back in Brooklyn?

    BROOKLYN — The elusive artist known as Banksy may be back again. If so, it’s one sign New Yorkers are always happy to see. This time, there’s even more mystery framing the newly appearing art. In Brooklyn, locals spotted two murals seemingly created by the British graffiti artist in Midwood on Friday. This stenciled work shows a man wearing a suit and construction hat, waving a whip that looks just like a line graph at scampering children and adults. The second, […]