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Meredith Ganzman is a digital reporter and news writer at PIX11 News. She has been a journalist in New York City for more than five years. She comes to PIX11 News from the 92nd Street Y, where she was a digital content producer and Facebook Live host. Previously, she was the lead arts and entertainment reporter for The Jewish Channel. Meredith’s work has been published on Playbill.com, Backstage.com and Broadway.com. She has a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.


Recent Articles
  • Visit the ice cream shop with such a sweet following, it needs a bouncer

    NEW YORK — Good things come to those who wait, right? Well one ice cream shop in the city is taking that very seriously, which means if you want something sweet, you have to see the bouncer and get in line. When the stars come out — the chocolate stars that is — and ice cream scoops are full, the line begins at The Sweet Shop on the Upper East Side. Candy jars are stacked high to the ceiling, cookies […]

  • No evidence of any foul play in Bourdain’s death, prosecutor says

    PARIS — There’s no evidence of foul play or violence in celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain’s death in a French hotel room, a French prosecutor said Saturday. The famed cook, writer and host of the CNN series “Parts Unknown” killed himself Friday in a luxury hotel in the ancient village of Kaysersberg, Christian de Rocquigny, the prosecutor of Colmar in France’s eastern Alsace region, told The Associated Press in a phone interview. Rocquigny said there did not appear to be much […]

  • ‘SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical’ soaks up six Drama Desk Award wins

    NEW YORK — “SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical ” is making a big splash this theater award season. The new musical about the popular cartoon character picked up six Drama Desk Awards Sunday night. The awards are the only in the city to honor broadway, off-broadway and off-off-broadway productions. Ethan slater took home the award for “Outstanding Actor in a Musical.” But he says the biggest win is just doing the show eight times a week. “Spongebob Squarepants” won six […]

  • Authorities identify passengers onboard small plane that crashed off Long Island coast

    AMAGANSETT, N.Y. — Police have identified the passengers that were on board a small aircraft that crashed off the coast of a Long Island beach. Four people were aboard the Piper PA31 Navajo that crashed into the ocean shortly before 3 p.m., police said. East Hampton Police identified the four occupants of the aircraft as Bernard and Bonnie Krupinski, both 70, William Maerov, 22, and the pilot, Jon Dollard, 47. Bernard Krupinski grew up in East Hampton before starting his […]

  • Man stabbed, 4 others slashed during brawl at Midtown bar

    MIDTOWN, Manhattan — One man was stabbed and four others were slashed after a brawl broke out at a Manhattan bar early Saturday. The incident happened around midnight at the Turtle Bay bar along Second Avenue and East 52nd Street when a dispute broke out between two men, police said. Customers said in interviews the incident happened on the second floor of the bar. The fight started after one man started to dance with the another man’s girlfriend, police sources […]

  • 25 people hospitalized in New York from what police suspect was synthetic marijuana

    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn —  Twenty-five people were been hospitalized in  Brooklyn after having negative reactions from what’s believed to be synthetic marijuana known as K2, according to Lt. Paul Ng with the New York Police Department. There were no fatalities, Ng said Saturday night, and according to police, the hospitalizations began Saturday evening and continued over several hours. Among those hospitalized, 15 people were treated at NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull in Brooklyn. As of Sunday morning, about half of them had […]

  • Texas school shooting survivors speak out

    SANTA FE, Texas — Over 90 days after Parkland, several more are dead at another mass school shooting this time the tragedy hitting Texas. Ten people were killed after alleged gunman Dimitrios Pagourtzis opened fire in an art class at Santa Fe High School Friday morning. Nine were students and one a substitute teacher; Cynthia Tisdale lost their lives. Those who survived say enough is enough. At least ten others were injured in the attack. Rome Schubert, 16, was shot in […]

  • The woman who created Mother’s Day came to hate it

    NEW YORK — Mother’s Day is a time to grab the greeting card and gifts and do whatever you can to show mom some love. But for one woman, it was a trend gone too far. Anna Reeves Jarvis is credited for inventing the holiday, Mother’s Day, but then she went on to fight all those who celebrated it. After her mother died in 1905, Jarvis began working to establish a national holiday to honor her. She wrote to anyone […]

  • Woman, 62, found fatally shot in head, hands bound inside Bushwick Houses

    BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — A 62-year-old woman was found dead with her hands bound inside the Bushwick Houses in Brooklyn Friday evening. Police officers responded to the report of an assault inside of 140 Moore Street around 6:47 p.m. Inside, they found Ana Devalle with her hands bound and a gunshot wound to the head. EMS responded and pronounced her deceased at the scene. Devalle, a disabled former factory worker, was first discovered dead by her daughter, the NY Daily News […]

  • What is Cinco de Mayo? Is it about mayonnaise? And other questions people are Googling today:

    NEW YORK — You know the old saying, “There’s no such thing as a stupid question?” Turns out, there is. And when it comes to Cinco de Mayo — the annual fiesta that gives Americans an excuse to load up on tacos and margaritas — people ask a LOT of them. These are actual questions people asked on Google about the Mexican holiday, which is actually a bigger deal in the US than it is in Mexico. When is Cinco […]