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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
  • Clare Rose strikers cry foul as Long Island beer distributor moves to replace them

    EAST YAPHANK, N.Y. — For four weeks weeks now, 117 union workers and more than a dozen nonunion employees on Long Island have been on strike. They claim their employer, beer distributor Clare Rose, isn’t giving them a fair shot. For 16 years, Brandon Winslow said he’s loved working for the family-run company. Now, the father of four, husband and sole breadwinner is forgoing a paycheck and benefits to hit the picket lines. “To see the family business going in […]

  • NYC councilman proposes ‘night mayor’ to protect local, independent venues

    The daytime role of NYC Mayor is currently filled and occupied by Mayor Bill de Blasio, but how does a night mayor sound? The interesting concept is in the works of being introduced by one local city councilman. Rafael Espinal of Brooklyn is behind this one and he says currently the city makes it tough on nightlife businesses to start up and operate, particularly those with smaller local owners. Endless bureaucracy turns into a tangled nightmare for some and it’s […]

  • NYC councilman pushes for new legislation to crack down on hit-and-run-drivers

    The family of DJ Jinx Paul continues to fight in his memory — and to this day the family and the NYPD still do not know who was responsible for running him over in December 2015 and leaving the scene of a crime. Unsolved hit-and-runs, like Paul’s are exactly what City Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez hopes to target with two new pieces of legislation. “We are here today because we have an epidemic here in New York City and we have […]

  • 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 […]