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Jennifer Bisram is a reporter at PIX11 News.

Before returning to the Big Apple, the native New Yorker worked at WXYZ-TV in Detroit, Mich., as a weekend morning anchor, investigative reporter, problem solver and had a franchise “Detroit’s Most Wanted,” where she worked with the Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit weekly to help catch fugitives.

Two years earlier, Jennifer worked at the No. 1 English-speaking station in Miami, Fla. WSVN-TV, where she covered everything from wild crime and drug news to refugee crises and the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal.

Her first stop in Florida however was at WOFL-TV in Orlando, where she did extensive coverage on the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

She began her television reporting career at News55 on Long Island and quickly moved on to the News12 Network, where she reported for nearly five years before leaving NYC for the Sunshine State.

Jennifer is a multi-Emmy nominated reporter who worked in print before television, writing for papers like NY Newsday and NY Amsterdam News.

She is a graduate of the City University of New York’s Queens College and enjoys traveling, cooking, baking, running 5Ks and spending time with her family.

Jennifer is happy to be back home and is always looking for a good story from you!


Recent Articles
  • Opening statements begin in Queens jogger Karina Vetrano’s murder trial

    QUEENS — A Queens courtroom was filled Monday as opening statements began in the murder trial of the man accused of strangling and sexually assaulting 30-year-old Karina Vetrano. Emotions ran high, especially when prosecutors placed pictures of the crime scene, including Vetrano’s body into evidence. Vetrano’s mom held a cross with tears in her eyes. Police say back in August 2016, as Vetrano jogged near her Howard Beach home, Chanel Lewis, now 22, attacked and murdered her. He’s on trial […]

  • ‘Right to Know’ act goes into effect in NYC

    NEW YORK — NYPD officers will be required to share their information with people they stop on the streets. Under the “Right to Know” act, officers will hand out business cards with information including their name, rank, command and shield number. The goal of the act is to improve the relationship between police officers and New Yorkers. The card will also have information on where people can comment about their encounters with police officers and where they can request body […]

  • Mold found at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City

    JERSEY CITY — Mold was found in two buildings at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City. “The mold was pretty gross,” Joseph Brandy, a freshman at the university who was moved into a hotel by the school two weeks ago after mold was found in his dormitory. “The third and forth floors were pretty bad, they were covering doors with plastic bags – it was pretty overwhelming to see,” he told PIX11 Friday. Whelan Hall, a dormitory and Gannon Hall, […]

  • Students living with mold on campus at SUNY Old Westbury

    OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. — Students at SUNY Old Westbury on Long Island are living with mold. “It’s on my shoes, in my notebook, these hats we wear these on our head and didn’t even know, it’s disgusting,” said 21-year old Alan McDonald, a senior at the college. He told PIX11 Thursday that mold took over his room last month and school staff has been slow on helping with the problem. “I went to the doctor and they told me these […]

  • Queens Library puts on Teen Mental Health Week

    FLUSHING, Queens — Queens Library has kicked off its first annual Teen Mental Health Week and will be hosting activities until Saturday that will help teens focus on self-care , provide them with resources on mental health and give them an opportunity to voice their thoughts and concerns. “It was a feeling of despair and not loving one-self,” said 26-year old Rafe Karen, who has been dealing with mental health issues since he was a child, after his parents separated. […]

  • Mother speaks out after 21-year-old daughter shot and killed in Brooklyn

    EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — “My baby,” shouted Silma Jones as she touched the ground in Brooklyn where her daughter, 21-year old Sabrina Moreno was murdered. “My baby didn’t deserve this, nobody deserves to see their child murdered,” she told PIX11 with tears in her eyes. According to police around 7 p.m. on Friday, they responded to a call of a person shot in the area of Van Siclen and Pitkin avenues in East New York.  When they arrived, Moreno […]

  • Brother allegedly tosses 4-year-old boy from Brooklyn building, killing him: police

    BROOKLYN — A man was taken into custody after his 4-year-old brother was found dead outside a Brooklyn apartment early Saturday. At about 3:30 a.m., Shimron Smith was found unconscious and unresponsive in the courtyard of an apartment building along Nostrand Avenue in the 2400 block in the neighborhood bordering Midwood and Flatlands, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. His 20-year-old brother, Shawn Smith, has been taken into custody for questioning, said police. Police […]

  • New Yorkers say no to proposed jail facility in lower Manhattan

    More than a hundred New Yorkers chanted, “no More Jails,” near Police Plaza Thursday afternoon, determined to keep a jail out of their community. They are against a proposed 40-story jail facility near Worth and Centre streets in Chinatown. “We already have three-jail facilities in Chinatown and some people feel the promises around those were not filled,” said Cor Hazelaar, who’s lived in the area for 15 years and attended the rally. She takes her daughter to nearby Columbus Park […]

  • NYPD’s counterterrorism marine unit beefs up security as UN General Assembly gets underway

    NEW YORK — The 73rd annual United Nations General Assembly kicks off Tuesday and world leaders have started to trickle into New York City, with the bigger names, like President Trump coming into town next week, all to discuss issues on a global scale. PIX11’s Jennifer Bisram went for a ride along the East River with the NYPD’s counterterrorism marine unit as the department beefs up security. “Our primary focus is proactive security of the water around the UN itself,” […]

  • Family of slain off-duty NYC correction officer speaks out one day after arrest of alleged gunman

    While the family is feeling some relief that an arrest has been made in the shooting death of Jonathon Narain, a correction officer who was killed on his way to work, they are still heartbroken, knowing nothing can ever bring him back “He was young, smart, determined. motivated,” said NYC firefighter Jason Narain, of his brother. “He just wanted to do better.” He stood with his parents and younger brother outside of the home the family grew up in, in […]