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Craig Treadway is a reporter the co-anchor of the PIX11 Morning news at 4:30 and 5 a.m.

Treadway joined the pioneering local news program as a reporter on its June 5, 2000 debut following several years in a similar capacity at Fox’s WNYW Channel 5 in New York.

Prior to entering broadcast journalism, Treadway was a member of the University City, Missouri, Police Department. While he was there, he worked as a patrol officer, a detective, and as an evidence technician.

His career in law enforcement enabled him to learn all aspects of investigative work, including forensics, document searches, and interview and interrogation techniques.
They would all be useful to his second career as a reporter.

Treadway entered journalism as News Director, anchor, and program host at KATZ AM and FM in St. Louis, Missouri. He later worked at CBS affiliates KMOV (TV) and KMOX radio there before coming to New York to join Fox.

Treadway was educated at the University of Missouri at St. Louis.

Recent Articles
  • Year after deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, another one is planned in DC

    WASHINGTON — One year after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, left a counterprotester dead, the event’s organizer is producing an encore. On Sunday, demonstrators are set to hold a “white civil rights rally” on the anniversary of last year’s “Unite the Right” protest. This time, supporters plan to gather in a much more high-profile setting: Lafayette Square park, directly across the street from the White House. Here’s what you need to know: When will this happen? A march […]

  • LIRR service temporarily suspended after 2 people are hit by trains

    NEW YORK — Long Island Rail Road service was suspended for hours Monday after two people were struck by two different trains. An “unauthorized person” was struck on tracks near Woodside, prompting a temporary service suspension between Jamaica and Penn Station, the LIRR tweeted just after 5 a.m. Within 45 minutes, limited westbound service was restored, however LIRR officials said commuters should still expect delays and cancelations. The incident happened after another “unauthorized person” was struck by a non-passenger train near […]

  • Actor Erich Bergen hits the stage in ‘Waitress’ for a special limited engagement

    NEW YORK — He’s in the hit show “Madame Secretary” and now actor Erich Bergen is serving up a great performance in the Broadway musical “Waitress” opposite Katharine McPhee. He invited PIX11 into his dressing room to talk about his latest role. You can catch Erich in “Waitress” through Aug. 12 and every Sunday in “Madame Secretary.” His concert is Sept. 30 at Sony Hall.

  • Cohen claims Trump knew in advance of 2016 Trump Tower meeting

    WASHINGTON — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, claims that then-candidate Trump knew in advance about the June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower in which Russians were expected to offer his campaign dirt on Hillary Clinton, sources with knowledge tell CNN. Cohen is willing to make that assertion to special counsel Robert Mueller, the sources said. Cohen’s claim would contradict repeated denials by Trump, Donald Trump Jr., their lawyers and other administration officials who have said that the […]

  • American Airlines to debut 3-D scanners at JFK Airport

    NEW YORK — American Airlines plans to debut more advanced, three-dimensional imaging to screen carry-on bags at Kennedy Airport on Tuesday. The Transportation Security Administration and American Airlines said the a test of computed-tomography scanners will happen at JFK’s Terminal 8. The machines let screeners manipulate 3-D images to get a better idea of what’s inside a bag. TSA has been running similar tests in Phoenix and Boston since last year. TSA uses 3-D imaging to scan checked bags, but until […]

  • Steam pipe explosion: What we know about Flatiron District blast

    FLATIRON DISTRICT, Manhattan — A steam pipe exploded in Manhattan Thursday morning, causing steam to shoot into the sky for hours and cover the surrounding area in thick black soot that tested positive for asbestos, authorities said. The explosion happened at about 6:40 a.m. along Fifth Avenue between West 21st and West 22nd streets in the Flatiron District. PIX11’s Craig Treadway, who was on scene, described the “very loud” noise coming from the explosion site as similar to that of […]

  • Toddler drownings on the rise nationwide; Schumer calls for action

    UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — Toddler drownings are on the rise nationwide and Sen. Chuck Schumer is urging the government to take preventive action. “When it comes to the dangers of drowning, who is playing the lifeguard? The federal government is not,” Schumer said in a news conference on Sunday. “I am blowing a lifeguard whistle on a dangerous trend that calls out for action.” Schumer held up a report about toddler drownings compiled by his office as he spoke […]

  • Need wheels? NYC mayor announces expanded carshare program

    MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS, Manhattan — Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce that the city will have hundreds of parking spots dedicated to carshare programs. The Department of Transportation will launch the NYC DOT Carshare Pilot, which lays out plans to have 285 parking spaces set aside for carshare vehicles on streets of selected neighborhoods of four boroughs and in DOT municipal parking lots. The two-year pilot gives members access to a vehicle for short-term use at a cost that includes gas […]

  • MTA to unveil plan to fix subway signal system

    NEW YORK — The MTA is expected to unveil their plan to fix the aging subway system in a meeting Wednesday morning. The head of the NYC Transit Authority, Andy Byford, is proposing a plan that would increase the speed upgrading the subway’s signal technology and the aging equipment. The Byford Plan would cost about $37 billion over the course of ten years. Previous estimates had the repairs taking around 30 years to complete. The 4, 5 and 6 Lexington […]

  • Man punches 2 women in the face at Brooklyn bus stop

    BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — A man punched two women in Brooklyn Sunday morning before being stopped by a stranger, police said. Two women in their 70s were waiting at the bus stop near Shoppers World in Brownsville around 10 a.m. when they were attacked, an NYPD spokesperson said. A man walked up and punched both women in the face. Another man chased after the attacked and detained him until police arrived, officials said. The puncher, Andres Flores, 45,  was arrested and taken […]