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

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
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    West Side neighbors speak up about noise

    NEW YORK — It’s always among the top complaints in New York City. Noise comes from a variety of sources but construction projects are supposed to be regulated. Contractors and builders can apply for after-hour variances which permit work overnight and on the weekends. Permits are granted for public safety or when weekday construction would impact traffic. Near Hudson Yards, neighbors have had enough of those noise from construction and road work. They say they haven’t slept well in months. […]

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    Imagine a bridge that stretches over Manhattan connecting Queens and New Jersey

    NEW YORK — When it comes to transit in New York City, it’s always a good idea to think big. For centuries that has been the approach. A number of big projects are in the works currently and are also being proposed. One of them will definitely get people talking. Imagine a bridge connecting Queens to New Jersey by stretching across Manhattan along 38th and 39th Streets. Connections could be made along the span to various spots and buildings. Scott […]

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    Neighbors, businesses hope MTA sticks to opening for Second Avenue Subway

    With every month, the date gets closer. At the Transit Committee meeting this week, MTA officials and the Independent Engineer said contractors had addressed some of the risks that threatened to delay the opening of the three new stations and the line on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Manny’s on Second is a sports bar/restaurant that invited PIX11 News to their location on the corner of Second Avenue and 92nd Street. Managers say sports fans and competitive playoffs helped […]

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    Bronx Zoo celebrates the bison as the official national mammal

    NEW YORK — The bison is the official national mammal. Earlier in May, President Barack Obama signed Congressional legislation declaring the bison as the national mammal. In many ways, the designation commemorates the conservation success story for the bison. In the early part of the 20th Century, they were in danger of going extinct. At the Bronx Zoo, about two dozen of the mammals roam in a special enclosure. The zoo has been a leader in the conservation efforts for decades. Bison herds have […]

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    Track trash and new sanitation rules in NYC

    SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn — New Yorkers are known for their creativity and if there’s one thing everyone creates everyday, it’s trash. Officials estimate only about half of what can be recycled ends up at the SIMS Recycling Plant in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Mayor de Blasio has pledged to eliminate waste to landfills by 2030. The Sanitation Commissioner says composting will help try to eliminate food and yard waste from the stream. Brown bins have been distributed to about 700,000 neighbors in New […]

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    Will Coney Island Boardwalk earn landmark status this summer season?

    Beginning Memorial Day weekend, another summer season is in full swing in New York City. Thousands will celebrate along the Coney Island Boardwalk and at the beach. It’s one of the city’s top destinations for tourists and New Yorkers. New York City Council is considering a resolution supporting the landmark status for the boardwalk. 50 council members have signed on to the measure. The Landmark Preservation Commission is again reviewing the official application. In the past few years, sections of […]

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    Next round of NYC street redesigns underway

    NEW YORK — The streets of NYC have a certain reputation. In recent years, their design has been changing. NYC’s Department of Transportation will offer a presentation on Tuesday about its Clinton Avenue Enhancement proposal. The Community Board 2 Transportation Committee meets at 6 p.m. at the Brown Memorial Church at Washington and Gates. It would create a two-way protected bike lane, pedestrian islands, and the street would become a single lane, one-way street heading northbound. Some neighbors believe it […]

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    Here’s what to expect when the L train shuts down

    MANHATTAN — After two public meetings, MTA officials plan to meet next with local community boards and then make a final recommendation about a giant L train project. The main work is set to begin in early 2019. Although the MTA says there will be some overnight and weekend closures to prepare for the project. Riders, neighbors and drivers are encouraged to submit ideas at www.mta.info/CanarsieTunnelReconstruction. Right now there are two options. The MTA is open to ideas and it’s […]

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    Record number of NYC roads are being resurfaced

    NEW YORK — It’s the busiest time of the year again for crews with the Department of Transportation. There are more than 6,000 miles of streets in New York City. Mayor Bill de blasio has added an additional $242 million for road resurfacing in all Five Boroughs. The city reports its the most work in 25 years. Each weeknight, about a dozen crews are working across the city. They first mill the road which involves ripping up the old road […]

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    Plans for NYC streetcar move ahead

    ASTORIA, Queens — It would travel about eleven miles-per-hour carrying riders between Sunset Park, Brooklyn and Astoria, Queens. It could cost $2.5 billion dollars to build and $30 million a year to operate. The trolley system may offer 45,000 to 50,000  daily rides. Planners, potential riders, drivers and neighbors are looking at the numbers and being asked to consider the possibilities. Plans to build it are purposely moving along at a slow speed. The city’s Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) held the first […]


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