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
  • Apple’s remodeled Fifth Avenue store opens

    NEW YORK — Apple’s Fifth Avenue location is now open! The newly-designed space beneath one of New York City’s most recognized landmarks. Now, nearly double the size of its original version, the new space has a higher ceiling and more natural light. Apple CEO Tim Cook greeted customers who lined up ahead of the opening. The Fifth Avenue location remains Apple’s only retail shop open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

  • Fentanyl: Back to school warning for parents and teachers

    Fake pharmaceutical pills laced with fentanyl could be getting into your kids hands and just one dose could be deadly. “Kids are taking these pills thinking it’s not going to affect them Xanax , pain killers, and the reality it’s fentanyl and one pill can kill you,” said Ray Donovan, the DEA’s Special Agent in Charge in NYC. PIX11’s Jennifer Bisram was in the NYC lab where most of the drugs seized in our area are tested with Donovan. “This […]

  • Video: Speeding car strikes, drags and kills young dad in Brooklyn hit-and-run

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A father of three was struck and killed in a Brooklyn hit-and-run Sunday morning. Kassim Matthews, 30,  was hit in vicinity of Albany Avenue and Park Place around 5:30 a.m. in Crown Heights, police said. Surveillance video obtained by PIX11 shows the father being dragged by the speeding vehicle. Matthews’ lifeless body was found in the middle of road. The vehicle fled the scene, police said. Surveillance video also shows the speeding car crashing into parked […]

  • Bus stop chaos continues in Queens

    Getting your child to school should be an easy task, but according to parents in Corona, Queens, there has been anxiety every morning since the first day of school, not knowing if their children will be able to get on a school bus or if they’ll get there safely. “I don’t understand what’s happening,” one parent told PIX11 Friday, saying the first days of school have been nothing but chaos. “We have problems, only one bus for a lot of […]

  • Queens students stranded at bus stop

    CORONA, Queens — Not all students who wait for the school bus on the corner of 38th Avenue and 108th Street in Corona are able to get on in the morning, forcing many of them to walk to a nearby train station take the train and walk several blocks to their school. Some of the kids even stand there with their parents. Other kids are jumping into Ubers, taxis and their friends’ parents’ cars to get to school. Parents say […]

  • Exclusive: New facility on Rikers Island gives young inmates new hope

    RIKERS ISLAND — William Flores, 20, has been on Rikers Island for almost a year, charged with felony robbery. But for the last few months, gardening has been taking up most of his time. “I can grow anything I want in here now,” he said in an interview Friday. “I want to do my own planting when I get out of here, maybe have a community garden.” And, 21-year old Edwin Castillo is doing time on the island for criminal […]

  • Woman dead after flames tear through Queens home: authorities

    QUEENS VILLAGE, Queens — A woman who used a wheelchair was killed when fire broke out in a Queens home late Tuesday night, according to authorities. The FDNY said the call came in just after 11 p.m. for a fire on the first floor of a private residence at 88-20 219th St., just past Hillside Avenue in Queens Village. After extinguishing the fire around midnight, firefighters discovered a woman unconscious and unresponsive on the first floor of the home, the […]

  • As Hurricane Dorian leaves path of destruction in Bahamas, Bahamians in NYC worried for their loved ones

    Hurricane Dorian is one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record and one of the strongest hurricanes to hit the Bahamas. Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis is calling it a historic tragedy. Slow moving Hurricane Dorian continues to pound the Bahamas with winds of up to 185-miles per hour, blinding rain and rising waters – destroying almost anything in its path. “We certainly didn’t expect this devastation,” said Lisa Mather, Vice President of the Bahamian American Association, which is […]

  • Hurricane Dorian has killed at least 5, continues to pound Bahamas as Category 4 storm

    Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis says at least five people have died in the Abaco Islands as Hurricane Dorian continues to pound the region as a Category 4 storm. Minnis said Monday that there are also people in nearby Great Bahama island who are in serious distress. He said rescue crews will respond to calls for help as soon as weather conditions allow. He said many homes and buildings have been severely damaged or destroyed. He said: “We are in […]

  • Vendors, revelers prepare for West Indian Day Parade

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — On Monday, Eastern Parkway will have a sea of masqueraders in colorful costumes, floats with soca music bumping, food, flags and revelers showing off their Caribbean Pride. Vendors were already set up on Sunday. “You have things to sell, you have to get it out before,” said Arlene one of dozens of vendors along the the parkway, selling everything from t-shirts to flags and bandanas. Most of them, who represent the islands too, look forward to […]

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