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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
  • ‘Made in Staten Island’ debuts on MTV; Staten Islanders not too happy

    NEW DORP, Staten Island —  “Made In Staten Island” debuted on MTV Monday night and received some mixed reactions from people who live in the community. Juliet Carina feels the new TV show will help people see a different side of Staten Island. “I know them, they’re all cool people,” Carina Said. “Down to earth, very fun, I support them.” But, Frank Lorenzo, who’s with the Italian American One Voice Coalition, a group that focuses on combatting negative stereotypes of Italian-Americans, […]

  • Health Department joins investigation into death of NJ man who died of meningitis after asking police for help

    PATERSON, N.J. — The official cause of 27-year old Jameek Lowery’s death is still at the hands of the medical examiner’s office. A law enforcement source told PIX11 News it was due to spinal meningitis, which is contagious and without treatment could be deadly. The NJ Department of Health say they are looking into it. Symptoms of meningitis include high fever, nausea and seizures. Now, out of caution, the Passaic County Prosecutor is urging anyone who came in contact with […]

  • Queens homeowner charged with manslaughter after allegedly beating would-be burglar to death

    A Queens man has been arrested after allegedly beating a would-be intruder to death with a bat. Police say it started with a knock on the door around 2:30 a.m. on July 30. According to investigators, a man, who was wanted by police, tried to force his way into a home on Williamson Avenue in St. Albans, Queens. Joel Paul, 27, and his younger brother managed to force the would-be intruder back outside, but that’s when things took a turn for […]

  • Times Square gets ready for New Year’s Eve ball drop with confetti test

    NEW YORK CITY — The countdown to 2019 is underway and when the big ball drops in Times Square Monday, 75,000 confetti wishes will take over the New York City sky. “The confetti actually flew up… flew out of Times Square and came back, it’s what we’re going to see on New Year’s Eve, just amazing,” said Jeffrey Straus, President of Countdown Entertainment at the confetti test in Times Square Saturday. The confetti drop has been a colorful tradition since […]

  • NY warns about fentanyl threat during New Year’s celebrations

    Fentanyl is the most lethal drug on the streets of New York City today, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration of NYC. “Users want this because it’s more potent and more powerful than heroin,” said Ray Donovan, the DEA’s new special agent charge, in an interview Thursday. “Today’s drug dealers are mixing heroin and fentanyl, cocaine and fentanyl, and users think they’re getting one thing, but instead they’re getting the deadly drug,” he said. “Two-milligrams is considered lethal.” This year, […]

  • Bronx woman struck by bullet during NYPD shootout speaks out

    UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, the Bronx — A Bronx mother talked to reporters from her Bronx bed Wednesday, three weeks after she was hit by a bullet during a police shootout. With tears in her eyes, and through a translator, 46-year-old Irene Urena Perez recapped Dec. 5 – a day she’ll never forget. “In my life, I’ve never seen anything so devastating,” Perez said. “All I said was ‘mother, they killed me.’” She said she was with her mother near West Fordham […]

  • Citymeals-on-Wheels prep 23,000 meals on Christmas Day

    PIX11 honors Citmeals-on-Wheels, which has volunteers preparing some 23,000 meals on Christmas Day.

  • Video shows NYPD officer attacked on subway platform, one man falls on the tracks

    MANHATTAN — A lone NYPD officer was forced to fight a group of men on a lower Manhattan subway platform and one man was sent tumbling to the tracks A man who took video of the incident said the officer handled the situation well. He approached the group of five “noticeably intoxicated” men after a woman told him she was being harassed, police said. The officer asked them to leave the East Broadway station, but they refused and “became combative.” […]

  • On-duty FBI agent shot in shoulder in drive-by shooting in Brooklyn: NYPD

    CANARSIE, Brooklyn — An FBI agent was shot in the shoulder in a drive-by shooting in Brooklyn, the NYPD said Saturday. Police say the male agent was shot at about 3:30 p.m. near East 92nd Street and Avenue N in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn. “I was just scared. I got on the phone with my father and I was like ‘come home, please, I’m hearing gun shots,” a witness said to PIX11 News. According to law enforcement sources, the agent […]

  • City leaders, child advocates, AT&T launch program for parents to monitor kids’ cellphones

    Parental controls for your kids on their cellphones: it’s called Screen Ready. “With kids, teens and families spending more time than ever on their devices, online safety is very important,” said Sharon Greenberger, president of the YMCA of Greater New York. It was launched by city leaders, AT&T and the YMCA Wednesday. “We invite you whether you are an AT&T customer or not to come by and get some hands on help to show you how to use your parental […]