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Greg Mocker joined PIX11 in April 2010 and he has been on the trail of something different ever since.

He was awarded the NY Emmy for best transportation reporter in 2017.

He began his journalism career in 1995 as a Reporter/ Bureau Chief at KTEN in Ardmore, OK. He moved to WJBF in Augusta, GA and then in 1999 to KOB in Albuquerque, NM. At both stations he served as a Reporter/Anchor and covered City Hall and neighborhood issues. He worked at KPHO in Phoenix, AZ until 2007.

In 2008 Mocker moved to New York to produce and create video content for TurnHere and StudioNow.

At PIX11, Mocker has focused on the MTA and city agencies. He has been accused of being “overly dogged.” He is best known for removing a television from the lake at Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

Mocker graduated from Ohio University bachelor’s degree in Journalism. He lives in Queens.

Recent Articles
  • Six airlines change terminals at LaGuardia Airport on Saturday

    Here’s another reason to check the flight status and terminal information at LaGuardia Airport in Queens. On December 9th, six airlines will change terminals. It impacts American Airlines, American Shuttle, Delta Shuttle, JetBlue, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and Spirit Airlines.  A major reconstruction of the airport has been underway for more than a year. MTA Buses will continue to make the rounds in the airport. The Q70 Bus will not stop at Terminal A.  The M60 and Q47 will stop […]

  • Broad Channel neighbors compare surveillance pictures and videos after string of break-ins

    Neighbors along Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel, Queens are on alert after some suspects appear to have broken into cars and two vehicles were stolen. Surveillance videos from multiple homes show a group traveling down the Boulevard and side streets overnight over the weekend. They apparently also used a device to electronically open trunks and doors. Flyers with advice from police were placed on car windshields Monday. The Broad Channel Civic Association has its monthly meeting scheduled for Thursday, […]

  • New plan suggests subways end 24-hour service to speed up repairs

    NEW YORK — In the hopes to revamp the MTA, a new plan has suggested that subways end 24-hour-service to speed up repairs. The Regional Plan Association says their plan to improve the city’s overall economy includes a full repair on the subway system. The RPA’s goal is to have the whole system fixed within the course of 15 years by ending overnight weekday subway service in order to make the much-needed repairs to the system. RPA recommends the MTA adopt […]

  • History of food carts and vendors in NYC is celebrated

    It’s the original take out. Food carts and vendors have sold snacks and food on New York City sidewalks and corners for more than a hundred years. Turnstile Tours and The Museum at Eldridge Street sponsored a panel discussion about the industry and food at the historic synagogue on the Lower East Side.

  • MTA inspects wall panels after a section falls onto tracks in Brooklyn

    New York City’s transit system is old. There’s peeling paint, old parts, and sections are actually leaking and crumbling. On Sunday morning, a panel from a wall along the southbound R train tracks at 86th Street fell into the trackbed. A train pulling into the station came to a stop on the section. Crews are looking at other areas with panels. Water may have weakened a structure holding it up. It’s another reminder for riders and the agency. An emergency […]

  • 14 months after delivery, new subway cars enter MTA’s final testing stage with riders on J Line

    It has that “new train-car” smell. New York City Transit and MTA crews are running R-179 model cars on the J line. One of the final stages, called revenue testing, started last week. Some computer issues apparently developed during testing on the first day last Sunday  and the train was removed from the track. Tests resumed on Friday. The MTA says this is part of the process which also included running the trains without passengers during the summer. The cars […]

  • Your ultimate Black Friday 2017 holiday shopping guide

    America’s top retailers are gearing up for the biggest shopping weekend of the year. The first doorbusters kick off early Thursday morning. Wondering what’s open and where to snag a deal? Here’s our guide. Best Buy Opens: 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and will stay open until 1 a.m. Friday. Reopens Friday at 8 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m. Highlights: You can get a 50-inch 4K Smart TV for $180 (save $320), a Google Home Mini for $30 (save […]

  • Finally home for the holidays after Hurricane Sandy and project with ‘Build it Back’

    Defrost the turkey. Prepare the plates. Check the good china. At least 13 people will be having Thanksgiving dinner at Ann Hanovic’s house on Beach 87th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens. She couldn’t be happier and she can’t wait to finish decorating. For the first time since Hurricane Sandy, the family home is back to normal for Thanksgiving. Hundreds of families are still working on projects and the city has acknowledged some delays and funding issues. The de Blasio administration has […]

  • Retired NYC Sanitation worker curates collection of treasured trash

    About 12-tons of trashed is tossed every day in New York City. Crews with the NYC Department of Sanitation move around the city, retrieving the discarded items from sidewalks and street corners. Nelson Molina, who retired from DSNY in 2015, didn’t just take away the trash. He has always been on the look out for treasures. For about three decades, he assembled and curated a collection on the second floor of one of the department’s garages. Workers aren’t allowed to […]

  • Documenting delicious deli delicacies in NYC

    Call it the corner store, the bodega, the deli or the grocery. It’s the place where you can get a sandwich or the essentials. Michael Silber is a graphic designer in Brooklyn. He’s lived in New York City for more than a decade. In 2014, he started documenting the windows of his local deli. The pictures of pictures of food have become “Deli Grossery.” He says it helps document the changing city. You can submit to the site and the […]