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
  • Newark to use $155m Port Authority payment to help with water crisis

    NEWARK —Newark’s mission to get the lead out just got a big boost. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will pay the city an extra $155 million over the next 30 years as part of a new lease agreement. That additional cash will more than cover the entire loan the city took out to replace over 18,000 lead service lines. Mayor Ras Baraka said this transpired at an opportune time and it will make a difference for […]

  • Fees going up for Jersey City food truck owners

    JERSEY CITY — The price to do business for food trucks in Jersey City is going up from $40 to $200 per day. Truck owners will also need to heed new locations where they can park. Some food truck owners are not happy, but the city says this is fair to the brick-and-mortar businesses. “It’s gonna affect my job,” said Dwayne Williams, a food truck employee. He was serving Jamaican jerk chicken from Tropical Rhythms food truck outside the Journal […]

  • Mayor of Newark suburb to lobby for water filters via billboard

    BELLEVILLE, N.J. — “I feel like I’ve been silenced,” says Belleville Mayor Michael Melham, who wants the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to provide about 6,000 free water filters and assistance to remove lead service lines. He says Belleville gets 100 percent of their water from Newark’s troubled Pequannock water system, which has been plagued with lead contamination. “When I reached out to the state on a conference call, the NJ DEP Commissioner McCabe told me directly: ‘Mayor, Belleville […]

  • Advocates call for changes to NJ Transit bus service

    NEWARK, N.J. — About a half-million people ride New Jersey Transit buses everyday and advocates say with all the talk about train delays and better service – problems on the buses often get ignored. Tri-State Transportation, other non-profit transportation advocates and riders called for a change outside NJ TRANSIT headquarters in Newark today. NJTRANSIT says they’re meeting with Tri-State regularly to work with them on implementing their ideas. “I’m tired of being unsure when and if my bus will come,” […]

  • New York, Newark, Jersey City ranked among worst US cities to drive in

    NEW JERSEY — A study by WalletHub has listed Newark, New York and Jersey City among the least-friendly places in the country for motorists and it’s not just based on traffic and parking. They base the rankings on areas including quality of the roads and bridges, gas prices and access to driving necessities like auto shops. “There’s enough gas stations, but not enough car washes,” said one driver in Jersey City. With 1 being the best and 100 the worst, […]

  • NJ AG worries immigrants scared of ICE have information on missing 5-year-old girl they haven’t shared with police

    BRIDGETON, N.J. — New Jersey’s Attorney General Gurbir Grewal says harsh enforcement by Immigration and Customs Enforcement may be a factor in the investigation into the disappearance of a missing 5-year-old girl. Dulce Maria Alavez  has been gone for a week. She disappeared off the swing set of a public park in Bridgeton, New Jersey – prompting an extensive search and a tearful candlelight vigil – as the girl’s family prays for her safe return. “What we are are seeing […]

  • NJSEA cancels meeting after threat of violence; Kearny residents continue calls for landfill shutdown

    KEARNY, N.J. — A New Jersey state authority had to cancel their monthly meeting after a threat of violence. The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority runs the Keegan Landfill in Kearny, which has been emitting toxic fumes into nearby neighborhoods. Protests were expected at Tuesday’s 10 a.m. meeting, following the evacuation of children from a soccer field on Monday night. “It’s just not acceptable for our children to be living this way,” said Cristina Montague, a mom and a […]

  • NJ mayoral candidate makes startling discovery while canvassing for votes

    OLD BRIDGE — Old Bridge Councilman Dave Merwin spent Saturday afternoon going door-to-door, meeting neighbors in an adult community in Old Bridge. But one such visit didn’t go as planned. “I saw the lights on and said, that’s strange. Cause it was broad daylight. And then I looked down and saw all the mail,” said Merwin, who spotted a stack of it cluttered around the front door. He made a note of it and continued on. “I knocked on the […]

  • Hoboken begins water main replacement project after 17 water main breaks in about two months

    HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken — plagued by water main breaks — is finally breaking ground to replace old pipes. Hoboken has had repeated problems with its water mains flooding streets, cars, homes and even the PATH train station. “I’m glad they’re working on it,” said one resident. Hoboken is set to put in about 15 blocks of new water mains. They’re starting first on Monroe Street between 9th and 10th Streets. “Our water infrastructure is critical to the strength of […]

  • 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 […]

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