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Christie Duffy is a reporter for PIX11 News. She covers New Jersey, and appears on PIX11 weekdays during the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts.

Duffy has covered breaking news and investigative stories, including the Chelsea bomber, the Tribeca terror attack and the fatal Hoboken train crash. Duffy exposed braking problems onboard the train that careened into Hoboken Terminal in 2016, killing a young mother.

Duffy was nominated for an Emmy for her continuing coverage of some of the most dangerous rail crossings in the nation. She exposed safety gate failures in Elmwood Park, N.J., resulting in almost $1 million in upgrades.

She has also received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Garden State Journalists Association for her coverage of Superstorm Sandy, the internationally watched trial of Dharun Ravi and the untimely death of an Iraq war veteran who survived an IED explosion.

Duffy has spearheaded exhaustive investigations into election ballots cast by dead voters; local police departments acquiring grenade launchers, AK-47s and armored tanks; rogue dollar-jitney buses; and the true cause of a massive fire that destroyed the Seaside Park boardwalk after Sandy.

Duffy joined PIX11 from New Jersey’s PBS affiliate, NJTV. Prior to that, she anchored financial and economic news. Duffy reported for Verizon FiOS1 News. She began her career at Fox News Channel.

Duffy grew up in Bergen County, New Jersey.


Recent Articles
  • TV chef Sandra Lee and CityMeals on Wheels bring Thanksgiving feasts to New Yorkers in need

    NEW YORK — This Thanksgiving, Citymeals on Wheels is preparing 22,000 festive holiday meals for frail and aged New Yorkers across the five boroughs. They are joined by Emmy Award-winning TV chef and best-selling cookbook author Sandra Lee and over 450 volunteers to hand-deliver more than 19,000 of these meals to remind their homebound elderly neighbors they are not forgotten on this important day. An additional 3,000 holiday meals will be served to older New Yorkers at senior centers throughout the […]

  • Toys ‘R’ Us is back: Iconic toy store reopens its first store at Garden State Plaza

    PARAMUS, N.J. — At Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, the store manager, her husband and their 10-year-old son cut the ribbon on the first Toys “R” Us store to open in the U.S. since the storied toy retailer filed for bankruptcy. “To see my son be apart of that, took all my might to hold in my tears,” said Melissa Godesky. The grand opening of this Toys “R” Us store and those to follow will introduce shoppers to a […]

  • Paramus elementary students donate Thanksgiving dinners to 45 families in need

    PARAMUS, NJ — Students at Paramus’ Stony Lane Elementary School have been collecting money and food for weeks. “It makes me feel happy inside because we know we are doing good for the community,” said Lillian Burrows, 9. They’ve raised enough money and collected enough non-perishable goods to feed 45 families in Paramus this Thanksgiving. The children bring loose change to school and dump it into a container they call ‘the giving gobbler.’ They collect food and toiletries in boxes […]

  • Parents, shoppers warned of dangerous toys for sale this holiday season

    NEW JERSEY — Each year, thousands of kids end up in the emergency room thanks to a toy that is toxic or dangerous. To combat those hazardous gifts, advocates and officials are warning parents. “Dangerous and toxic toys still remain on store shelves,” said Dylan Robb of a New Jersey consumer watchdog group. Marco, 3, was home playing with a toy — when it got lodged in his throat. His mom, Kristin, rushed him to Hackensack University Medical Center. “For a […]

  • Recount underway in NJ mayoral race separated by 1 vote

    HIGHLANDS, NJ — Election Day is behind us, but in one New Jersey town, it is still all people are buzzing about. The mayoral race in Highlands, New Jersey came as close as it gets – Mayor-Elect Carolyn Broullon won by a single vote, beating her opponent, sitting Mayor Rick O’Neil. But the nail-biting continues, as O’Neil has filed for a recount. “It gives you a better idea of how important it is to vote,” said one resident. Broullon runs […]

  • Professors protest on public university campuses across New Jersey

    College professors protested on public campuses across New Jersey Wednesday to demand higher pay and better benefits, including at: The College of New Jersey, Kean University, Montclair State University, New Jersey City University, Ramapo College, Stockton University, Thomas Edison State University and William Paterson University. At William Paterson University, the faculty wore black and marched in the style of a New Orleans funeral. They said they’re mourning the death of higher education. “We’re fighting for the governor to finally address […]

  • ShopRite opens new ‘store’ in NJ built for children with special needs

    LIVINGSTON, NJ — “Lifetown” in Livingston, New Jersey welcomed their newest shop Tuesday – a ShopRite grocery store. The indoor replica of a downtown center is geared toward helping children with special needs learn life skills. “I got pretzels and a juice box,” said Gianluca Tedeschi, 11. ShopRite also donated $100,000 to the 53,000-square-foot facility. In addition to a Main Street with a movie theater, a pet store, a bank with real money and a beauty salon, the facility also […]

  • Montclair house offered up for free before demolition

    MONTCLAIR, N.J. — A house in Montclair is being offered up for free, but there is a catch — you have to move it off of the lot and to a new location. And it needs to be done soon. “It can be taken if someone is interested in it,” said Tom Lipinter, head of commercial construction for Wyanoke Builders, which is building an addition onto the Redeemer Church on North Willow in Montclair. The church also owns the home […]

  • Rutgers warns students about aggressive coyote

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers University is warning students and faculty about an aggressive coyote that bit someone on campus. Campus police have also stepped up their patrols. It happened near the ecological nature preserve just off of Avenue E and Hospital Road. A man was walking near the preserve at around 4 a.m. on Thursday when a coyote leaped out and bit him. The university has not identified the man or said if it was a student, but they are […]

  • NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife deployed to Toms River to wrangle wild turkeys

    TOMS RIVER, NJ — You’d think that this close to Thanksgiving, turkeys would lay low, but the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife is currently working to wrangle some wild turkeys that have been wreaking havoc on a Toms River neighborhood. The birds have dented cars, blocked roads and scared residents. “You can not come out of the house if they are out there because they may attack,” said Jenny Blake, a resident of Holiday City, a 55-and-over adult […]

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