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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
  • Transit overhaul could bring route changes, more traffic enforcement and double-decker buses to NYC

    MANHATTAN — New York City’s bus system will be overhauled with route changes, double-decker buses and all-door boarding, among other changes. The Bus Action Plan, unveiled Monday, is aimed at improving the reliability and speed of buses. Local buses are the slowest in the nation. “We’ve listened to our riders’ concerns and are working tirelessly to create a world-class bus system that New Yorkers deserve,” NYCT President Andy Byford said customers will start to see changes this year. “We’re targeting […]

  • See the East River from the view of NYC Ferry Captain

    New York Harbor is also a busy place for commuters. NYC Ferry will add two new routes will be added in the summer of 2018 with docks in the Soundview Section of the Bronx, at East 90th Street in Yorkville, and on the Lower East Side. Boats will pick up at Clason Point at the end of Soundview Avenue in the Bronx with a stop at East 90th Street. Corlears Hook at Grand Street in Manhattan will be added to a route […]

  • Park police capture abandoned alligator in Fort Tilden

    FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — U.S. Park Police officers captured an alligator that was abandoned in Fort Tilden on Friday. A park visitor spotted the 4-foot alligator inside of a fish tank and called USPP. Officers responded and found the gator had freed itself from the tank and was attempting to escape. The officers managed to get the alligator back into the tank and used police tape as a makeshift lid. USPP said the alligator is being transported to an NYC Animal Care […]

  • ‘Fearless Girl’ to get new home at New York Stock Exchange

    MANHATTAN, N.Y. — “Fearless Girl” is getting a new home at the New York Stock Exchange. The popular statue will be moved from the spot where it was installed last year, opposite the “Charging Bull” sculpture in Lower Manhattan. “Fearless Girl” will move about three blocks away, outside the stock exchange and facing the building. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and State Street Global Advisors, the financial firm that installed the statue in March 2017, made the announcement on […]

  • Subway Action Plan addresses some signal delays and repairs

    Signal delays can slow down your ride. They can be caused by a number of things at thousands of locations along hundreds of miles of lines.Maintenance and repair projects have been increased during the subway action plan and now it is fully funded at $836 million dollars. MTA New York City Transit Crews worked with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday afternoon to demonstrate some new  technology the MTA is using to speed subway repairs and address signal delays. […]

  • NYC Council includes funding for reduced-fare MetroCards for some low-income riders

    MetroCards connect riders to the city. Leaders want to make sure the cost of transit does not keep people at the poverty level from traveling. For two years, the “Fair Fares” initiative has been discussed. Transit advocacy groups and the Community Service Society have called for the program. NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined elected leaders and riders at a rally outside City Hall on Wednesday in support of it. $212 million dollars in funding has been included in the city […]

  • Riders consider new modes of transportation in NYC

    Trains and cars aren’t the only ways to get around New York City. As issues with transit and congestion continue, riders and commuters are looking to other options. You’ll see skateboards on the streets and ferries are increasing in popularity as more routes are being added. NYC officials report the number of bicyclists has more than tripled in the past few years. Last week, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio clarified rules for pedal-assisted “E-bikes.” The bikes, which run on some […]

  • Find out what’s in the trash in New York City

    Tons are thrown away every day. The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) is in charge of the process and that’s why the agency also tracks the trash. The Waste Characterization Report has been issued after a year-long review and study of samples from around residential units, housing developments and schools. The last report was done in 2013. Food waste has been identified as the next material to remove from the stream that New York City sends to landfills. […]

  • Neighbors and riders react to station closure for transit improvements

    Monday morning was not the same for riders at the 110th Street Station on the B and C lines in Upper Manhattan. The station has closed for six months to allow contractors and crews to repair and upgrade the station infrastructure, platforms and tracks. Locations in Bay Ridge along the R train and in Astoria have also been part of this initiative. Two additional stations along Central Park are scheduled to be worked on and closed in May and June. […]

  • Dreams transform into reality at Williamsburg’s immersive Instagram experience ‘Dream Machine’

    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — New York City may be the city that never sleeps — but you’ll want to live out your dreams with this new, immersive experience in Williamsburg. Ever wonder what it’s like to float on a cloud? Eat cotton candy in a galactic infinity? Sink into a ball pit that feels like a calming pool? All of this can become a reality at Dream Machine, an interactive pop-up art exhibit opening April 5. It’s described as being a […]