Henry Rosoff is a native of Scotch Plains, NJ, and spent much of his youth riding the train to the city. He is now thrilled to call Brooklyn home.

Rosoff comes to PIX11 by way of stations in Philadelphia, Seattle, Milwaukee and Waco, Texas.

He covered big stories across the county, from the Fort Hood shooting, to election night 2012 at Mitt Romney HQ, to the I-5 bridge collapse, to the recent Chelsea terror attack — along with every major storm and protest in between. However, it’s the stories where he managed to help people with everyday issues that meant the most.

Along the way Rosoff has been fortunate to win several regional awards including a few Emmys and Press Club honors (although he forgot to thank his girlfriend, now wife, for supporting him during his first acceptance speech… Sorry again about that!)

When not reporting the news, Rosoff enjoys running, smoking meats and keeping his two dogs, Violet and Jerry, out of trouble.

Recent Articles
  • PIX 11 Investigates: Home health workers paid for only half of 24-hour days

    NEW YORK — Hundreds of thousands of women of color are working dangerously long shifts and only getting paid for about half of their work. Moreover, it is currently legal in the State of New York and is being funded with federal tax dollars. Home health aides in the state work 24-hours per day, sometimes five days a week. They cook, clean, and generally help their patients with everything from going to the bathroom to running errands. The work continues […]

  • City unveils new homeless outreach plan

    NEW YORK — New York will use the combined resources and reach of thousands of city employees to begin to identify and help the homeless community. 18,000 city employees across five agencies — including FDNY, DSNY, DOB — are being trained on how to use the 311 app for service requests related to individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness. The requests will be routed to the City’s new Joint Command Center (JCC) announced earlier this year, and managed by the Department of […]

  • Public hearings in the impeachment inquiry begin Wednesday. Here’s what you need to know.

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has been fulminating for weeks over the impeachment inquiry, which he sees as a persecution cooked up by Democrats and “Never Trumpers.” In reality, a collection of witnesses that includes Still Trumpers, Once Trumpers and the apolitical civil service has put together a largely cohesive account of a president exerting pressure on a foreign power for political benefit at home. On Wednesday, with the opening of historic public hearings, Republicans in the House are primed to defend […]

  • MTA reveals strategy to prevent falling debris

    After even more debris fell from an elevated subway track last week, the MTA says re-doubling its efforts to keep the public safe with new technology, techniques and training.

  • What NYC is voting for this Tuesday

    The off-year election will provide New Yorkers will few tough races, but intriguing ballot questions. Democratic Public Advocate Incumbent Jumaane Williams is facing Republican Joe Borelli. Williams, the former councilman with a history of police reform activism, is heavily favored. Borelli is a Staten Island councilman, and an outward Trump supporter who is promising to be Mayor de Blasio’s “worst nightmare.” Democratic Borough President Melinda Katz, who won a tough Democratic Primary that required a recount, is also expected win […]

  • 87-year-old cyclist critically injured when struck by vehicle in Brooklyn: police

    MIDWOOD, Brooklyn — The NYPD is on the scene after a cyclist was struck by a vehicle in Brooklyn Wednesday morning, authorities said. According to police, the 87-year-old man on his bike was hit around 10:15 a.m. near the corner of Ocean Parkway and Avenue P, in the Midwood section of Brooklyn. PIX11’s Henry Rosoff was on the scene and reported the cyclist was riding through a crosswalk when he was clipped by a minivan’s side mirror. After being struck, […]

  • City Council approves $1.7 billion ‘Safer Streets Master Plan’

    The City Council began the process of permanently transforming city streets. The bill that passed Wednesday creates a master plan for city streets. It comes in the wake of 25 cyclist deaths so far in 2019. There was also a serious and potentially fatal bike versus car incident in Brooklyn the same morning the bill passed. (Link here) The master plan bill will cost $1.7 Billion. It requires the Department of Transportation to come up with a five-year master plan […]

  • Williams and Borelli square off in first and only Public Advocate debate days before early voting

    MANHATTAN — For the first time New Yorkers will be able to vote before Election Day. Saturday will be the first of nine early voting days available around the city at dozens of locations. The only city-wide during this election cycle is the race is for Public Advocate. The first debate was help Tuesday night on NY1 and PIX 11 caught up with the candidates moments after they walked off stage. From the beginning of the debate, there were friendly […]

  • 6-year-old ‘King’ of NYC takes last chemo pill

    TIMES SQUARE — Sitting on his dad’s shoulder at the Crossroads of the World, 6-year-old King Singh truly was one for a day. King popped in his last chemotherapy pill and showed it sitting on his tongue— then he made it disappear just like his cancer did during the last three and a half years. Everyone on the Times Square steps cheered. The 6-year-old was was diagnosed at just two-years-old with acute lymphocytic leukemia, blood cancer. He was also diagnosed […]

  • Drug store crime on the rise on Upper East Side

    UPPER EAST SIDE — Everyone from shoppers, to store employees to police are acutely aware of a pattern of a trend of drug store theft and robberies on the Upper East Side. The dozens CVSs, Duane Reades and Rite Aids in the area have been hit multiple times. A manager of one Duane Reade said sometimes it’s just a kid going after some candy, but more often than not it is a addict looking to grab cosmetic or nutritional products […]

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