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Narmeen Choudhury is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and reporter for the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts on PIX11 News. She joined the team as a general assignment reporter in 2011 and has contributed to the station regularly as a fill-in anchor.

Narmeen comes to WPIX from WTIC, Tribune’s sister station in Hartford, Conn., where she served as a reporter and fill-in anchor since 2007.

Narmeen’s television career began in Albany, N.Y., at Capital News 9, YNN. Her journalism chops were first earned working on the assignment desk, a role she says taught her the very foundation of how a newsroom operates. From there, she took on the role of writer and eventually became a producer.

Her first on-air role came in Syracuse, N.Y., at News10 Now, YNN. There, she worked as a multimedia journalist, shooting, editing and reporting daily.

From Syracuse to Hartford to New York City, Narmeen has covered a number of stories of national and international prominence. From politics to security and from education to natural disasters, she has covered it all. Most recently, Narmeen traveled to Bangladesh and covered the Rohingya refugee crisis.

Narmeen’s background as a Muslim Bangladeshi-American born in Queens has provided her with a proud background and a loud cheerleader from what she calls “the best borough.”

Narmeen was raised in Dutchess County, N.Y., and received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University, where she minored in international relations. During the summer preceding her senior year, Narmeen was honored with the opportunity to travel to Israel, West Bank and Gaza with her professor and mentor Bob Zelnick, who was a former ABC correspondent. There, she assisted Zelnick with setting up and gathering interviews on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. This experience came just as the second Intifada was beginning in the area.

Narmeen lives in Manhattan with her toddler daughter and husband. You can catch up with her life as a working mom, daughter and doting wife on her Instagram page @narmeennews.

For the latest on what she’s working on, check out and be sure to like her Facebook page: http://facebook.com/NarmeenNews

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    NEW YORK — Abdul Saleh was 59 years old when he took his own life last week. He was the sixth cabbie to die by suicide since November and on Monday his fellow drivers and local politicians came together saying the deaths were unacceptable. “We are living in one of the wealthiest cities across the globe. How is it possible that you have professional workers who have been driven to suicide because the poverty is so crushing and because there […]

  • Teammates of teen who died at football practice seek legal action

    FARMINGVILLE, Long Island — Teammates of a teen who died during football practice on Long Island are seeking legal action against the Sachem Central School District and the Sachem East Touchdown Club over an alleged lack of counseling provided to them after their friend’s death. “I just see everything again every night in my sleep,” said Nicholas Paolucci, a Sachem football player. “I think the school could have done a lot more for us but they haven’t done anything.” Paolucci […]

  • 15-year-old driver arraigned in Long Island wreck that killed 3

    NASSAU COUNTY, L.I. — A 15-year-old girl charged in the deaths of three teenage passengers when she was allegedly behind the wheel of a stolen SUV appeared before a judge Monday with her arm in a sling. Cindy Sanchez’s defense attorney said his client is shocked, depressed and in disbelief. “She was not supposed to drive that day. The information I have available to me is there was another designated driver who was intoxicated and she had assumed the role […]

  • Undocumented man faces deportation after delivering pizza to Brooklyn Army base

    BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn — An undocumented man is facing deportation after he delivered pizza to an Army base in Brooklyn and leaders in the borough are now doing all they can to bring him home. “They treated me like a criminal. I did not commit a crime,” Pablo Villavicencio said in Spanish. He spoke to PIX11 News from an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in New Jersey. “My daughters need me,” he said. “My wife needs me.” His […]

  • 2 Nassau County cops arrested in connection to drug ring

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  • Family of boy on scooter fatally struck by MTA bus suing for $10M

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  • Acting NY attorney general announced as Schneiderman resigns amid abuse allegations

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