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Jerry DeMarco

Senior Content Editor jdemarco@dailyvoice.com

Born in Newark and raised in Hudson County, Jerry DeMarco is a 38-year veteran of the news industry and a renowned breaking news reporter. He has covered local, county and state police, as well as the FBI, ATF and other federal agencies.

DeMarco joined Daily Voice in 2015 after six years running Cliffview Pilot, one of the nation's few independent breaking news sites. As an independent publisher, he helped establish Local Independent Online News, a national trade organization.

Prior to launching his own site, DeMarco served as a reporter for the Bergen Record, Stamford Advocate, Rockland Journal News, News Tribune, and Trenton Times.

DeMarco has won national recognition for his investigative work, including Clarion, Heywood Broun and Deadline Club awards. He's changed public policy and managed several major projects -- including one that helped put a corrupt public official in federal prison and another that forced a sitting New Jersey attorney general from office for her participation in a Bergen County traffic stop involving her boyfriend.

DeMarco regularly lectures at a graduate course in media relations at Fairleigh Dickinson University and previously was an adjunct professor at Lehman College in the Bronx. 

He has a Bachelor's Degree in English from St. Peter's University in Jersey City.

Jerry DeMarco's Contributions

  1. SEE ANYTHING? North Jersey Police Seek Hit-Run Driver Who Injured Couple After Rockland Parade

    SEE ANYTHING? North Jersey Police Seek Hit-Run Driver Who Injured Couple After Rockland Parade

    Police in Bergen, Passaic and Rockland counties were looking for a driver who took off after hitting a couple following Suffern's annual holiday parade.The wife was seriously injured when the couple was struck on Orange Avenue (Route 202) just south of Route 59 as they carried dinner to their car early Saturday evening, responders said.The driver kept going south toward Mahwah, they ...

  2. Did You See Them? Elon Musk's Internet Satellites Light Skies Over NJ, NY, PA

    Did You See Them? Elon Musk's Internet Satellites Light Skies Over NJ, NY, PA

    It was around 6:30 Saturday night when 20 or so people enjoying a child's birthday party in Bergen County were stopped cold."Aliens!" one youngster shouted as those gathered at the Dumont girl's 8th birthday bash watched a line of sparkling lights move through the sky."You know those planes that tow the ads at the Jersey Shore? They moved through the air like that," one dad said. "Only ...

  3. Passaic County Sheriff: Drug Detectives Nab Pair Of Older Dealers

    Passaic County Sheriff: Drug Detectives Nab Pair Of Older Dealers

    Passaic County sheriff's detectives grabbed one Paterson man with several ounces of crack and another as he tried to flush more drugs, authorities said.Narcotics Bureau investigators followed and arrested Eric Seegers, 62, after watching Shawn Nero, 48, conduct business outside Nero's Madison Street apartment, Passaic County Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik said.Seegers was carrying 6½ ounces ...

  4. Feds: Drug Ring Member From PA Who Trafficked Coke, Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Gets 16½ Years

    Feds: Drug Ring Member From PA Who Trafficked Coke, Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Gets 16½ Years

    A Pennsylvania member of a drug ring that trafficked massive amounts of heroin and cocaine into New Jersey must spend more than 16 years in federal prison.Guy Jackson, 49, of Effort, PA must serve just about all of the 200-month sentence because there's no parole in the federal prison system.It was by far the stiffest term handed down so far in U.S. District Court in Trenton following a ...

  5. Drug Ring Member Who Trafficked Coke, Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Into NJ Bayshore Gets 16½ Years

    Drug Ring Member Who Trafficked Coke, Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Into NJ Bayshore Gets 16½ Years

    A member of a drug ring that trafficked massive amounts of heroin and cocaine into the Bayshore areas of Monmouth and Middlesex counties must spend more than 16 years in federal prison.Guy Jackson, 49, of Effort, PA must serve just about all of the 200-month sentence because there's no parole in the federal prison system.It was by far the stiffest term handed down so far in U.S. ...

  6. Fatality Confirmed In Multi-Alarm Paterson Blaze That Destroys One Home, Threatens Others

    Fatality Confirmed In Multi-Alarm Paterson Blaze That Destroys One Home, Threatens Others

    UPDATE: Authorities on Saturday confirmed the death of a resident in a late-night Paterson house fire that responders said could have been much worse.Firefighters moved quickly to keep the four-alarm Lafayette Street blaze from spreading, snuffing the threat such a fire posed to the neighborhood of tightly bunched wood-frame houses barely two blocks from the Passaic River.Paterson's ...

  7. Girl, 13, Kidnapped, Raped By Long Island Man, 24, She Met Online, Authorities Say

    Girl, 13, Kidnapped, Raped By Long Island Man, 24, She Met Online, Authorities Say

    A 13-year-old New Jersey girl was picked up by a 24-year-old Long Island man she met online and taken to a remote area where he sexually assaulted her, authorities said.Floiran Langumas-Montero of Farmingdale traveled to Paterson, NJ  around midnight Friday, Oct. 29 for "the purpose of picking up and taking” the girl to an unidentified location in Prospect Park where he “engaged in ...

  8. FOUND! Missing NJ Student, 19, Safe And Sound, Taken To Hospital For Evaluation

    FOUND! Missing NJ Student, 19, Safe And Sound, Taken To Hospital For Evaluation

    UPDATE: Morgan Panzer, a 19-year-old Bergen Community College freshman from Nutley whose parents reported her missing on Wednesday, was found Friday evening in Clifton, a family member confirmed."They found her in the Wendy's by the Clifton Commons," he told Daily Voice around 5:30 p.m. "She's OK. She heading to Clara Maas Medical Center (in Belleville). "A huge shout out to the ...

  9. Police: Ridgefield Park Pedestrian, 79, Struck Killed By Westwood Driver

    Police: Ridgefield Park Pedestrian, 79, Struck Killed By Westwood Driver

    A 79-year-old Ridgefield Park pedestrian who was struck by a van while in a crosswalk Friday died of her injuries, authorities said.The 67-year-old Ford van driver from Westwood made a left into Sima Nightingale as she crossed at the corner of Main and Mount Vernon streets shortly after 9:30 a.m., Police Lt. Art Jensen said.Nightingale was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center ...

  10. NJ Girl, 13, Kidnapped, Raped By Long Island Man, 24, She Met Online, Authorities Say

    NJ Girl, 13, Kidnapped, Raped By Long Island Man, 24, She Met Online, Authorities Say

    A 13-year-old Paterson girl was picked up by a 24-year-old Long Island man she met online and taken to a remote area where he sexually assaulted her, authorities said.Floiran Langumas-Montero of Farmingdale traveled to New Jersey around midnight Oct. 29 for "the purpose of picking up and taking” the girl to an unidentified location in Prospect Park, where he “engaged in sexual ...

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