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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
  • Families displaced after sewer blockage pushes waste into 300 Queens homes

    JAMAICA, Queens —  Families in Queens were left without places to sleep Sunday night after sewage flooded into their homes. A water condition caused the backup, pushing human waste into about 300 homes in Jamaica, Queens, officials said. The amount of water in basements ranged from several inches to several feet. Nydia Cardoza-Alvarez and her sister spent the weekend pumping water sewage out of their family’s home on 146th Street in Queens. Cardoza-Alvarez said they’ve pumped out about 13 feet […]

  • Howard Beach residents wake up to racist vandalism Thanksgiving morning

    HOWARD BEACH, Queens — Residents in Howard Beach woke up to hateful vandalism on Thanksgiving morning. ”You don’t want to be reminded of the hate in the world, especially during the holidays,” said Jacqueline Careccia, who has been living in the Queens neighborhood her whole life. “It’s a time to focus on the good things in life.” But she told PIX11 Saturday she was reminded of that hate on Thanksgiving. “My kids and I got up excited to begin the […]

  • Exclusive: Chefs behind L train Thanksgiving meal share why they cooked up a feast

    NEW YORK — A group of New Yorkers served  up a full thanksgiving dinner on the L train in a video that’s gone viral PIX11’s Jennifer Bisram spoke with the people who prepared the mobile feast on Tuesday. “We planned this for three months,” said Jodell Lewis, came up with the idea. “I said ‘let’s take it to the train, let’s do Friendsgiving on the train.'” And, for a whole hour Sunday evening, with tables and decorations and while the […]

  • LIRR back on schedule after derailment; Crews inspect broken rail

    QUEENS — As crews investigate a broken rail, officials say the Long Island Rail Road is running on or close to schedule after a derailment near the Jamaica station. The railroad said two cars of an eastbound train derailed just east of Jamaica Friday night. No injuries were reported, but the derailment at about 9:30 p.m. stranded hundreds of passengers and caused delays throughout the system. “LIRR and emergency personnel arrived on scene  immediately after learning of the incident to […]

  • Hit-and-run driver strikes 78-year-old woman in Bronx parking lot

    UNIONPORT, the Bronx — Police are searching for the driver who fled the scene after striking a 78-year-old woman inside a Bronx parking lot last week. The victim was pushing a shopping cart and walking towards the ShopRite store along Bruckner Boulevard on Nov. 16 when a Honda Odyssey made a left turn and struck her, police said.  The woman was knocked to the ground. The driver stopped the vehicle, briefly opened his door, then resumed driving and left the […]

  • LI man indicted on human trafficking charges

    CORAM, N.Y. — Federal authorities say a Long Island man with a history of violence toward sex workers twice attempted to kidnap women and take them to a secluded area, but that each escaped by jumping from his moving vehicle. Andrew Frey pleaded not guilty and was ordered detained without bail. He was represented by Tracey Gaffety of the Long Island Federal Defenders Office. Frey was arrested Friday on charges of attempted kidnapping and attempted trafficking by force. Federal prosecutors […]

  • Video of churro vendor arrest sparks outrage

    While it is illegal to sell or distribute food in the subway system, there’s a bigger question being asked throughout the city: Was Elsa the churro vendor’s arrest over-policing and were the cuffs necessary? And did they have to take away her hand-made goods she was trying to sell to provide for her family? “I feel horrible, very nervous, stressed, absolutely devastating,” Elsa said Monday. The  video has gone viral. Elsa was in tears Monday, just three-days after she says […]

  • 7-year-old boy critically injured after falling out window of Bronx apartment building: police

    SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx — A young boy is fighting for his life after falling out of a ninth-floor window of his Bronx apartment Saturday morning, police said. According to authorities, just before 11 a.m., the 7-year-old boy fell from a bedroom window in his family’s ninth-floor apartment in a building located on Harrod Avenue, near East 174th Street, in the Soundview section of the Bronx. The boy, who is autistic, was rushed to a nearby hospital where he is listed […]

  • Smart thermometers aim to stop the spread of the flu in schools

    NEW YORK — “No-one wants to see their kids sick. They’re so sad and uncomfortable,” said Ariella Tabick, a parent and teacher at Manhattan Star Academy on the city’s upper west side. And that’s why parents and school nurses are using smart thermometers to help keep the flu from spreading in classrooms. “What we can do now is preventative measures like cleaning, and making sure those who can get the flu shot, get the flu shot,” said Phoebe Sun, a […]

  • Worker critically injured in shooting at Bronx juice bar; Suspect sought

    ALLERTON, the Bronx — A father of two was in critical condition Thursday evening after he was shot at the Bronx juice bar he owns late Wednesday, police said. It happened just before 10:30 p.m. at the Healthy Juice Bar on Adee Avenue near White Plains Road. Police say a man shot the 30-year-old victim in the chest. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Family told PIX11 the victim, who is the owner of the business, lost […]

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