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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
  • Send pictures of winter conditions to mocker@pix11.com

    New Yorkers seek possible parking places among piles of ice

    Winter seems to be slowly melting away whenever the sun is out. But the freezing temperatures insure it isn’t going anywhere yet. Ice piles line city streets. But New Yorkers manage to make the most of possible parking places. The NYC Department of Transportation suspends Alternate Side Parking regulations for snow and cold weather. The rules were suspended 16 days in February 2015 and 18 times in last year. A spokesperson for the NYC Department of Sanitation, which is in […]

  • Central areas in the boroughs experience traffic and gridlock

    Midtown Manhattan is known as the center of traffic and gridlock. But other city centers are competing for the title. The NYC Department of Transportation and MTA have been re-routing some bus stops to address traffic backups. A big construction project in the area around Roosevelt Avenue and Main Street has also interrupted the flow. State Senator Tony Avella is working with neighbors to bring attention to the problem in Downtown Flushing.

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    MTA Chairman talks about his commute as delays increase on NYC trains

    More riders also mean more delays and longer wait times for trains. Projects to bring new train technology to the lines are part of the solution. At this month’s MTA Board Meetings, commissioners discussed plans. After the meeting, in remarks to the media, MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast says budget discussions are still on-going, but he is confidant the MTA’s upcoming capital plan will be funded (even if it is done in sections). Prendergast also commented on this commute to the […]

  • How to win a $100 MetroCard with a simple selfie

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – Smile. You’re snapping a Subway Selfie. Finally, it could pay off. Next time you see a blue sign announcing “Free WiFi” at a subway station, do more than just send a text or raise your eyebrows. Take a selfie with that sign for a chance to win a $100 MetroCard. Free WI-FI in the subway ! Awesome ! #subwayselfie #nyc #manhattan #transitwifi #cool A photo posted by Thomas The Boxer (@thomastheboxer) on Feb 24, 2015 at […]

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    Subway shutdown affects annual St. Pats for All Parade in Queens

    People will be seeing green on Sunday, March 1, 2015 in Sunnyside, Queens. It’s the 15th annual St. Pats for All Parade. In the past few years, it has become known for the participants and banners it has included. But this year, the 7 train will not be running between Times Square and 74th St-Broadway in Jackson Heights. It’s another weekend of scheduled shutdowns to improve and upgrade the line. Organizers and NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer asked the […]

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    NTSB releases preliminary report on deadly Metro-North collision in Valhalla

    NEW YORK (PIX11) - The National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary findings Monday, confirming that the train was traveling under the speed limit and followed protocol in the seconds leading up to the deadly collision with an SUV.  The driver of the car and five passengers were all killed. Investigators determined the Metro-North train was moving at 58 miles per hour on the evening of Feb. 3 — two miles per hour under the specified track time — when the […]

  • Ice slows all transportation in and around NYC

    By land and by sea, the weather has been interrupting any trip around New York City for the past few days. Most subway work is continuing through the weekend. Check mta.info for status updates. The East River Ferry suspended rides again on Saturday due to ice in the river.

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    After arrest of bus operator, Union issues statement on pedestrians in crosswalks

    Vision Zero is the campaign to make NYC streets safer. But bus operators say they feel targeted by a section of the new law. NYPD has arrested two bus operators recently after pedestrians were injured. The operators had the right of way and were not impaired. In this week’s incident, the bus was making a left-hand turn and the operator says he did not see the pedestrian in the crosswalk. TWU Local 100 President John Samuelson says bus operators are […]

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    Tiny dog rescued from subway tunnel reunited with family

    THE BRONX (PIX11) – A tiny dog rescued from a subway tunnel last week has been reunited with his family. A New York City transit worker plucked the dog from the tracks last Thursday and has been treating him as her own ever since. Fliers had been posted around the neighborhood for a dog named Byby, a poodle mix that looks very similar to the canine rescued from the tunnel. The fliers note the pup was last seen about 8 […]

  • NJ residents win class action lawsuit against red light camera operator

    Some elected leaders question data from NYC photo-enforcement cameras

    Cameras are catching motorists who speed and run red lights. New York City is required to release data about the cameras. But some elected leaders say they’re not getting enough information. New York State Assembly Member Joe Borelli (R-Staten Island) and Council Member Vincent Ignizio (R-Staten Island) are among those calling for the release of additional statistics after initial data indicated an increase in crashes at camera locations in their borough. The NYC Department of Transportation issued a statement affirming […]


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