Christie Duffy is a reporter for PIX11 News. She covers New Jersey, and appears on PIX11 weekdays during the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts.

Duffy has covered breaking news and investigative stories, including the Chelsea bomber, the Tribeca terror attack and the fatal Hoboken train crash. Duffy exposed braking problems onboard the train that careened into Hoboken Terminal in 2016, killing a young mother.

Duffy was nominated for an Emmy for her continuing coverage of some of the most dangerous rail crossings in the nation. She exposed safety gate failures in Elmwood Park, N.J., resulting in almost $1 million in upgrades.

She has also received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Garden State Journalists Association for her coverage of Superstorm Sandy, the internationally watched trial of Dharun Ravi and the untimely death of an Iraq war veteran who survived an IED explosion.

Duffy has spearheaded exhaustive investigations into election ballots cast by dead voters; local police departments acquiring grenade launchers, AK-47s and armored tanks; rogue dollar-jitney buses; and the true cause of a massive fire that destroyed the Seaside Park boardwalk after Sandy.

Duffy joined PIX11 from New Jersey’s PBS affiliate, NJTV. Prior to that, she anchored financial and economic news. Duffy reported for Verizon FiOS1 News. She began her career at Fox News Channel.

Duffy grew up in Bergen County, New Jersey.

Recent Articles
  • Jersey City set to welcome state’s largest movie studio

    JERSEY CITY — Jersey City’s mayor is welcoming the state’s biggest movie studio. Dubbed “Caven Point Studios”, the complex will feature 135,000 square feet of space, including 3 sound stages. It’s going in on Caven Point Road in the Greenville section of the city in an industrial area. “We’ve had a definite increase over the last year of movies interested in being here and this will hopefully be an attraction for more,” said Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop. In recent […]

  • NJ governor creates panel to probe vaping health concerns

    TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order establishing a task force to come up with recommendations on vaping amid a nationwide scare over severe lung illness and deaths tied to electronic cigarettes. Murphy signed the order Thursday and announced it alongside officials including the state Senate president and Assembly Speaker. All three are Democrats. Murphy urged all residents not to vape. The order comes a day after Republican President Donald Trump said the federal government […]

  • Parents angered by NJ board of ed move to slash school bus stops from 17 to 2

    HAWTHORNE, N.J. — About a week before school started, parents in Hawthorne say they got a letter from the Hawthorne School District stating that school bus stops would be slashed from 17 down to 2. The change only applies to students who go to the Passaic County Technical Institute, a high school that any kid in the county can apply to, but it’s the town’s responsibility to bus them there. “We were all surprised,” said Naomi Collier, whose eldest son […]

  • NJ to terminate contracts with gun manufacturers, financiers if they don’t pledge support for responsible gun control

    MORRISTOWN – New Jersey officials says they’re done doing business with any gun manufacturers that don’t play by their rules. Governor Phil Murphy signed an executive order Tuesday demanding gun makers turn over their practices to the state, and this applies to banks that do business with New Jersey, too. Moms Demand Action and other major gun safety advocacy were on hand to watch Murphy sign the order in Morristown. “We will not waste any time ensuring the people we […]

  • New Jersey 1st state in nation to have arts education in every public school

    PARAMUS, NJ  — One week after New Jersey schools were ranked best in the nation, they’ve hit another milestone. New Jersey is now the first state in the country to have an arts program in every public school statewide. Often when funding gets thin, it’s art, music and theatre programs that are first to get cut. So many districts go without. But officials say it’s not the money or lack thereof that dictates which schools have access to the arts […]

  • Dorian largely misses Jersey Shore but lifeguards predict ‘deadly’ rip currents

    At the Jersey Shore, the wind is whipping and the wave action is intense. Most beaches across Ocean and Monmouth counties are closed with no swimming permitted. Hurricane Dorian is not expected to do serious damage to personal property, but it will erode beaches. The biggest threat brought on by the storm will be the swell and rip currents that can kill. “Those will be deadly, not can be. Will be deadly,” said Mike Hudson, head lifeguard in Sea Bright, […]

  • After NJ man complains about 2 police officers, investigators say they slashed his tires

    ASBURY PARK — Ernest Mignoli is a retired professor and a freelance journalist who has been living in Asbury Park for over a decade. Investigators say his criticism of two Asbury Park police officers came just several days before his tires got slashed. The glass on his Jeep and his Toyota Prius was also scratched and smashed. “I was mortified and shocked to see the vicious nature of the attack on my car,” said Mignoli, 70. “And to add to […]

  • Jersey City to install 20 miles of new bike lanes by 2020

    JERSEY CITY — Jersey City is going on a road diet, replacing lanes of traffic with room for cyclists and scooters. The city hopes to deploy 20 miles of protected, connected bike lanes by the end of this year. “One of the objectives is to create roads that aren’t only for cars,” Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said on Bergen Avenue this afternoon, where one of the lanes is already active. In the past decade on this block, 30 people […]

  • New Jersey announces expanded pre-K to 28 districts, classes to begin in October

    UNION CITY, NJ — New Jersey is creeping closer to universal pre-K. Governor Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that 28 more districts will get funding from the state’s multi-million-dollar investment in early education. This is the third year in a row Murphy has expanded pre-K to districts where it was unavailable before. This was a key campaign promise made by the governor. “For every $1 we invest in a child at the beginning of their educational life, we recoup up to […]

  • Hundreds march in pouring rain in NJ for more pay, Murphy’s $15 minimum wage ‘not enough’

    NEWARK, NJ — In Monday’s pouring rain — hundreds of people rallied and marched through Newark. They were mostly school janitors and office cleaners — sopping wet from stomping through puddles during the mile-long march up Broad Street. New Jersey just passed a $15 minimum wage, but now these workers say it is not enough. “You can’t raise a family on $30,000 per year in New Jersey,” said Kevin Brown, vice president of 32BJ, the union that represents the workers. […]

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