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Narmeen Choudhury joined the PIX11 News team as a general assignment reporter in December 2011. She came to PIX11 from WTIC, Tribune Broadcasting’s Hartford, CT station where she was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor since 2007.

While in Hartford, Choudhury covered several stories of national prominence including Stamford’s chimpanzee attack, the workplace shooting at Hartford Distributors and the murder of Yale University student Annie Le.

Choudhury also worked on-air in Syracuse, NY (News 10 Now/YNN.) She began her television career in Albany (Capital 9 News/YNN) where she worked at the assignment desk before being elevated to producer.

Born in Queens, Choudhury was raised in Duchess County, NY and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Boston University. Choudhury lives in Manhattan.

Recent Articles
  • Queens high school newspaper called ‘fake news’ by DOE official

    FLUSHING, Queens – One of the top ranking high schools in New York City is knee-deep in internal conflict. Students, faculty and parents at Townsend Harris High School in Flushing have for months complained about the the current interim principal there, but they say their concerns have fallen on deaf ears.  The only ones they claim are covering the issues is their own student paper and now they’re being accused of fabricating fake news. From the PTA, to the Teachers Union […]

  • Gay Libyan refugee discusses fear of Trump’s executive order

    NEW YORK — Hass Ajili escaped his home in Libya, fearing for his life because he was gay. He says he was never in conflict with his sexuality and knew from as young as 10 years old. Ajili never told a soul, but while in medical school in Tripoli he was outed by someone he thought was a friend. Compromised, Ajili said he feared for his safety in a country where homosexuality meant a death sentence. “People there do not […]

  • Brooklyn council members propose bill for new sensitivity training for NYPD

    NEW YORK — New sensitivity training with dealing with sex assaults may soon be in the future for the NYPD if a proposed bill by the New York City Council moves forward. The legislation was just introduced Wednesday by council members Laurie Cumbo, Helen Rosenthal and Vanessa Gibson. Cumbo tells PIX11 the bill was in the works for some time, but a recent incident with a local police precinct in Brooklyn provided a momentum and illustrated to some why more […]

  • Public Advocate Letitia James says city needs to provide sidewalk accessibility for disabled

    NEW YORK — Crystal Rivera suffers from cerebral palsy and has been in a wheelchair for as long as she can remember. She has lived independently for some time, but admits getting around New York City streets is a daily struggle and almost an obstacle course. Rivera said it’s so bad at times she worries she could get stuck in potholes until someone comes along to help her. “Simple traveling is not a thought for other people. We really got […]

  • Jewish community centers in NY, NJ evacuated due to bomb threats

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Bomb threats forced evacuations at several Jewish community centers in New York and New Jersey Monday, as officials continue to investigate a wave of similar threats and anti-Semitic acts across the nation so far this year. On Staten Island, officials say a man with a raspy sounding voice called in a threat against a JCC just before 10 a.m. Ruth Lasser, director of communications for the Staten Island JCC said an experienced member of their staff answered the phone […]

  • Alleged gang member’s prison release highlights divide between ICE, Mayor de Blasio

    NEW YORK — An alleged MS-13 gang member was able to walk free from Rikers Island due to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Sanctuary City” legislations. Estivan Rafael Marques Velasquez, a Salvadorian national, was released from Rikers on Feb. 16 after serving time for disorderly conduct. According to ICE officials, Velasquez “is by his own admission a member of a violent street gang and he was released back into the community.” ICE officials claim a detainer request was filed in May […]

  • Jewish leaders alarmed by surge in crimes nationwide

    PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn – A local rabbi says the recent spike in anti-Semitic threats and vandalism across the country is alarming. “People in this country are worried that it’s becoming inhospitable to Jews and anyone who is different,” Rabbi Rachel Timoner said. She leads the Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope, Brooklyn. “I think many of us know that the country has been a safe place for Jews and an embracing place for the Jewish people,” Timoner said. “When we see hate […]

  • Bronx residents terrified after 1 killed, 2 sickened by rare infection caused by rat urine

    CONCOURSE, The Bronx — An emergency meeting was called Wednesday after terrified Bronx residents of 750 Concourse discovered several people were sickened and one even killed after catching a rare infection — Leptospirosis — a disease transmitted from rat urine. Three people on one block in just the past couple of months are sick from the disease. One person even died in December. The most recent patient diagnosed with leptospirosis lived at 750 grand concourse, where the New York City Department […]

  • Undocumented families living in ‘climate of fear’ in wake of recent ICE raids, arrests

    STATEN ISLAND – Cesar Vargas is an immigration attorney on Staten Island who says many undocumented families are “going dark” out of fear of being deported. “There’s definitely a climate of fear,” Vargas said. “We have families, we have parents who are reluctant to go outside to the store, reluctant to go to the church or to attend any type of community meetings because they’re afraid if they step out of their home they might be picked up or maybe […]

  • Child death toll climbs to 4 in NYC amid flu season

    NEW YORK — Hospitals around the tri-state area are seeing higher numbers in emergency rooms because of the flu. Dr. Peter Shearer, Medical Director of ER Department at Mount Sinai told PIX11 he believes this is typical of the flu season. A new CDC report measuring flu activity through the last week in January indicates a number of states are seeing higher levels of flu and flu-like symptoms. Across the country there have been 31,000 confirmed cases of influenza. There […]