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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 currently lives in Queens.

Recent Articles
  • New York City Subway and Bus Fares May Increase

    Oy! MTA plans toll and fare hike — and another one looms after that!

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — Get ready to pay more for your commute. The MTA announced plans Monday to move forward with a planned toll and fare hike starting next year, but the increase may not be as high as originally thought. The agency likely will put into effect a 4 percent fare hike for 2015, less than the original proposed hike of 7.5 percent. It’s still unclear how that 4 percent will be spread across individual fares, weekly and monthly […]

  • As of Friday, crews were still at work at the pier in Greenpoint.

    Will the ferry be back for riders dealing with a major subway shutdown?

    Sandy-related repairs begin Friday night on the G line and run every day until September 2. The train will not run from Court Square in Long Island City to Nassau Avenue. The East River Ferry is supposed to be ready for commuters at the Greenpoint location. It has been unavailable since February, when a walkway collapsed into the river. No one was hurt and the city has inspected other piers. “Our goal is to complete this work as quickly and […]

  • Transit Riders Council Chairperson and MTA Board Member Andrew Albert discusses new ideas for MTA signs

    MTA signs could get a new look

    Specific cross-streets for buses. A calendar. Better information about the impacted area. The Transit Riders council says more and better info needs to be on MTA construction signs. The council released a report called “Every Which Way But Direct” after a survey of stations and a study on signs. It found some station signage was posted in obscure locations in stations or not posted at all and signs on subway cars were difficult to find, if it could be found […]

  • Some riders in the New York City subway in the underwear as the take part in the 2013 No Pants Subway Ride January 13, 2013. Started by Improv Everywhere, the goal is for riders to get on the subway train dressed in normal winter clothes (without pants) and keep a straight face.  AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

    Subway shamer has dirty details on bad train behavior

    Taking up two seats. Leaning on the pole. Eating food with pungent odors. Clipping fingernails. Sex on the subway. Train riders often encounter some outrageous and odd behavior. To document some of his own travels, Eddie Going started a website about two years ago called GoingWithEddie.com. Other riders send him pictures through Instagram and Twitter and he has become somewhat of an enforcer of the rules of conduct.

  • Neighbors call for safe, clean NYC parks especially after recent improvement projects

    Caring for NYC Parks is big and dirty job. After a weekend of summer fun, NYC Parks Department crews pick up an estimated 120 tons of litter and garbage. After a recent number of improvement projects in parks across the borough, the city and neighbors want to keep things looking nice. At Queensbridge Park along Vernon Boulevard in the shadow of the Queensboro Bridge, a new nearly $ 7-million dollar riverwalk project has just opened. It not only enlarges the […]

  • Sandy repair shuts down G train between Greenpoint, LIC for five weeks

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – The next big subway shutdown will begin this Friday night at 10:30 p.m. and it lasts for 36 days. The G train will be shut down from Court Square in Long Island City, Queens to the first stop in Brooklyn at Nassau Avenue. The MTA is working on damage to the Greenpoint tunnel caused by Hurricane Sandy. “Our goal is to complete this work as quickly and efficiently as possible while exposing our customers to as […]

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    Deal reached to avert LIRR strike and settle contract

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – A deal has been reached to avert a Long Island Rail Road strike that would have ground trains to a halt for 300,000 daily riders. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced at a Thursday afternoon news conference that the MTA and union representatives agreed on a “compromise” to avoid a work stoppage that was set to start this weekend. Cuomo spoke from his Manhattan office, where both both parties met to continue their negotiations in a change of scene that suggested a […]

  • ‘Time is very short': Talks to avert LIRR strike resume at Cuomo’s office

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – As the clock ticks down toward a potentially crippling Long Island Rail Road strike, MTA and union leaders returned to the bargaining table Thursday. Both sides will resume their negotiations at 10 a.m. at Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office, a scene change that could signal possible movement to avert a work stoppage. “Late (Wednesday), when the conversations had not been fruitful, I began participating in them directly,” Cuomo said in a statement Thursday. “Those conversations proceeded […]

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    Negotiators return Thursday for more face-to-face LIRR contract talks

    A new LIRR contract could be in the works as both sides break until Thursday morning. On Wednesday morning, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo described his outlook as “cautiously optimistic.” After more than 5 hours of negotiations inside the midtown law offices of the MTA’s outside counsel, leaders from both sides emerged with an optimistic tone. Nick Powell with “City & State” spoke to PIX11’s Greg Mocker during the newscast. Although they have not agreed on terms and would not comment […]

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    Four days before strike deadline, LIRR, MTA to resume talks

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — Both sides will return to the bargaining table Wednesday as the MTA and rail road union try to break a stalemate as a potentially crippling LIRR strike looms. Some 5,400 rail workers could walk off the job at 12:01 a.m. Sunday if the parties fail to come to an agreement, leaving the LIRR’s nearly 300,000 daily riders in a lurch. Resources: How to get around NYC, Long Island in case of LIRR strike “The MTA remains committed […]