Allison Kaden joined PIX 11 News in 2004. Previously she was an anchor and reporter at News 12 Networks, starting at News 12 The Bronx in 2000.

As a young reporter Kaden covered September 11th, 2001 and the dark days that followed the terrorist attack. Only weeks before September 11th, she was in Israel following a group of New Yorkers when a terrorist attack in Jerusalem injured several people she was covering. She was the only local New York reporter in Israel covering the attack.

As part of PIX 11 News, Kaden has covered a variety of stories including the 2005 tour boat accident on Lake George; the deadly 2011 Christmas Day fire in Stamford, Connecticut and she was one of the first on the scene for the tragic July 4th, 2012 boating accident on the Long Island Sound. Kaden covered Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath from New Jersey, Long Island, Staten Island and Queens.

Kaden has been nominated for several New York Emmy awards and won in 2007 as part of PIX 11′s team coverage of the 2006 explosion of an Upper East Side townhouse. She received special mention in 2005 from the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association for her coverage of a helicopter crashing into the East River after taking off from the 34th street heliport.

In addition to the hard and harrowing news of the day, Kaden loves to cover the lighter side of life. She’s donned a wedding dress for the annual running of the brides, given viewers a backstage look at Broadway and hit the red carpet for television and film premieres.

Kaden has a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Tulane University. She earned a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She also studied photography at American University of Paris.


Recent Articles
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    FLATLANDS, Brooklyn — A man and women are dead after a triple shooting in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn Sunday afternoon. According to the NYPD, at about 2 p.m., a 30-year-old man entered his ex-girlfriend’s apartment on Utica Avenue near Avenue N. Police said he shot Jened Duncan, 24, in the head and shot the woman’s new 33-year-old boyfriend in the chest, before then turning the gun on himself. Police said the woman died at the hospital. The new boyfriend […]

  • Brooklyn community upset NYPD officer punched teenagers in subway station melee

    BROOKLYN — An NYPD officer seen on camera punching teenagers during a melee in a Brooklyn subway station remained on duty Monday. Sebastien Antoine, 16, said he was in the Jay Street-Metro Tech station watching the fight Friday afternoon. “I was across the platform watching everything occur,” he said. Antoine said his 15-year-old friend Benjamin was punched by a police officer. “He tried to walk from the altercation that had nothing to do with him,” Antoine said. The NYPD said […]

  • Off-duty NYPD cop shoots man at Long Island home: police

    SEAFORD, L.I. — Police are investigating a shooting on a quiet street in Seaford, Long Island between an off-duty NYPD sergeant and a man that was with his wife at their home. “He tried to kill my client. It’s attempted murder. I don’t see anything clearer. He shot him right in the chest,” attorney Jason Russo said Friday. Russo represents the 29-year-old personal trainer who was shot. According to police, the off-duty sergeant arrived home about midnight Friday and found […]

  • Woman injured in Bronx hit-and-run feet away from where her mother was fatally struck years prior

    WAKEFIELD, the Bronx — When Lisbeth Arce-Gonzalez’s mother was killed crossing Pitman Avenue in the Bronx two years ago, she never would have imagined she’d almost lose her life in that same spot as well. The 50-year-old Bronx woman has been hospitalized since the Sept. 22 Bronx hit-and-run. According to the NYPD, a dark-colored pickup truck was backing up on Pitman Avenue and struck Arce-Gonzalez as she crossed the street from her mother’s house to her own home. The vehicle continued […]

  • Homeless advocates demand more affordable housing in New York City

    MANHATTAN — Homelessness in New York City continues to rise. According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, close to 79,000 New Yorkers are homeless. Activists gathered on the steps of City Hall Friday to let Mayor Bill de Blasio know they are not happy with how the city has handled the homeless crisis. “For shame, for shame, de Blasio’s to blame!,” they chanted. “After 6 years in office, Mayor de Blasio has no clear plan right now to […]

  • Hoboken streets flood as nor’easter blows into tri-state area

    HOBOKEN, NJ — A nor’easter blew into the tri-state area Wednesday night. Whipping wind and driving rain pummeled people during the evening commute home. Over in Hoboken, a low-lying city that is flood prone, storm drains began to bubble up by 7 p.m. “We are kind of used to it. It doesn’t mean it shouldn’t change. It’s not a great situation,” Hoboken resident Christine Palumbo said. She moved into her apartment building at the corner of 9th and Madison recently. […]

  • New Ronan Farrow book released on two year anniversary of #MeToo movement

    NEW YORK — It’s been 2 years since #MeToo went viral. Women hiding in the shadows came forward. Powerful men began to be held accountable for sexual harassment and assault. And on this anniversary, a new book is out. It talks about the people and institutions that allegedly protected the abusers. Ronan Farrow’s “Catch and Kill” hit store shelves Tuesday. It’s not only a look at his reporting on Harvey Weinstein and Matt Lauer, but the lengths at which, he […]

  • Actor, activist Hill Harper wants health fund for Newark residents with lead poisoning

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  • Coastal flood warning issued for parts of Long Island, NJ coast

    NEW YORK — A coastal flood warning has been issued for parts of Long Island and the New Jersey coast as a fall nor’easter spins off the East Coast. The warning is in effect through midnight Saturday for the south shore of Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island. Expect tides to rise from two to four feet above normal, causing significant flooding of roads and buildings along the shoreline, according to the National Weather Service. Numerous roads may become impassable […]

  • Men try to lure multiple children in Brooklyn by offering them candy: police

    BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn — Police are looking for a group of men accused of trying to lure children to their vehicle multiple times Saturday night in Brooklyn. According to authorities, around 8:30 p.m., four men in a blue vehicle first offered candy to two boys, ages 10 and 11, trying to get them over to their vehicle near 47th Street and 18th Avenue in Borough Park. In the below surveillance footage obtained by Boro Park Shomrim, it appears two of […]

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