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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
  • Listen as MTA talks about delays and station projects

     

  • Could pontoon bridge connect Brooklyn and Manhattan during L train closure?

    When the L train stops running from the Bedford Avenue stop in Brooklyn into Manhattan, more than 200,000 riders will be looking for a way to get around the city. How about a pontoon bridge in the East River for buses, bikes and pedestrians? A recent post on Kickstarter, the crowd-funding site, has caught the attention of some New York commuters. Parker Shinn is listed as the creator. He spoke to PIX11 News about the project via FaceTime. He says […]

  • Brooklyn flower shop overcomes Valentine’s Day parking problem

    Greenpoint Floral in Brooklyn has been preparing orders for Valentine’s Day. The staff at the shop on Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn noticed “no parking” signs and restrictions for Wednesday due to the filming of a television show in the area. Hundreds of orders will be picked up by delivery trucks. The owner of the shop contacted the producers and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. They worked to resolve the issue in the name of love.

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    Judge awards 5Pointz graffiti artists $6.7M after works destroyed

    LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens  — A New York judge has awarded $6.7 million to graffiti artists who sued after their work was destroyed on buildings torn down to make room for luxury condos. Federal Judge Frederic Block in Brooklyn noted Monday there was no remorse from the owner of the warehouse buildings. Long Island Developer Jerry Wolkoff allowed the painting for decades on the property. In November 2017 during a three-week trial, twenty-one aerosol artists sued the owner of a […]

  • Unauthorized sign appears as MTA crews work on the subways

    How’s your ride? The $836 million emergency action plan for the MTA New York City Subway has been in place since the summer of 2017. Maintenance and repair of tracks and signals have been increased. Additional crews are working night and day to address issues. Riders have noticed a poster that appeared on some platforms in February about train delays. MTA Spokespeople describe it as “unauthorized.” In an email to PIX11 News, the apparent creator of the poster said the work […]

  • Be prepared with State of New York and City Emergency Management seminars

    New Yorkers are accustomed to being ready and staying alert. But after a false tsunami warning was issued Tuesday morning and a wrong missile alert last month in Hawaii, New Yorkers are wondering about being prepared for anything. The State of New York created a program in 2014. Sign up for the free, 2-hour sessions here. More than 215,000 residents have attended. It teaches people to plan an escape and meeting place and the importance of organize emergency supplies. Natural disasters […]

  • Customer uses social media to document NYC diners

    The soup is always on and you can get breakfast anytime. Riley Arthur, a writer and photographer, is documenting the “Diners of NYC” on an Instagram account. She was inspired by her neighborhood diners in Queens. She moved from the NYC area about two years ago. On her return trips to the city, she visits as many diners as she can. The Instagram account has 301 posts. In the past twenty years, estimates are the number of diners in New […]

  • Big prop from Off-Broadway is up for adoption for free on Craigslist

    Parents wanted. Congratulations! It’s a 15-foot, 350-pound baby that was conceived, designed and carved at a studio in Queens. Playwrights Horizons, which was founded in 1971, had the giant prop created by its set designer for a recent production at the theater along 42nd Street in Manhattan. The prop was used on the Off-Broadway stage and it’s up for “adoption” on-line. The prop appeared in “Mankind” by Robert O’Hara. The original work was commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and had its world premier […]

  • Ice cream shop (not condos) to be built on historic Brooklyn street corner

    This is the story of an an old building across from Prospect Park. The prime piece of real estate has has been vacant for about a decade. Its future is rooted in its history.  In the 1930s, visitors to the park could walk across Prospect Park West and get an ice cream cone. Ample Hills Creamery  will open its 10th location at the site next to the movie theatre. It’s being designed as a neighborhood gathering spot. A husband and […]

  • Neighbors and officials discuss new details about detours during L train shutdown

    Let’s talk about our next big giant subway project. Another round of community meetings are addressing the closure of the L train from Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn into Manhattan. It is scheduled to begin in April 2019 and continue for 15 months. New proposals are posted on posters at the meetings. Officials and planners from the city and MTA are available to answer questions and take ideas. The next meeting is Wednesday, January 31 from 5 to 8 pm at […]