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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.


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    City Art Program revamped by NYC Council

    New York City is an art museum and there’s a city program to promote projects. It’s getting a boost from City Council which passed the largest and first overhaul of the Percent for Art Program. The legislation also increases the amount of money to be spent on art when a project is budgeted. NYC Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Queens) said neighbors will have more input in the process because residents will be required to sit on the Percent […]

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    Auction held for Trump Family house in Queens

    The bids are in. Paramount Realty USA is handling the sale of the first home of the 45th President of the United States. The house in Jamaica Estates was built by Donald Trump’s father in the 1940s. They lived there for the first 4 years of Donald Trump’s life. The family moved to a new house a few blocks away on Midland Parkway. There are 5 bedrooms and backyard. It has most of it’s original character, according to the listing. […]

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    Several coyotes spotted, euthanized in Queens

    EAST ELMHURST, Queens— It used to be an open space near LaGuardia Airport, now it’s an employee parking lot next to the shuttle bus garage. But it’s still home to some coyotes. Frank Vincenti with Wild Dog Foundation says he and some volunteers have been watching the area and trying to scare away the coyotes. They report seeing only one recently. Last week, three were traveling together, according to their observations. The Port Authority has placed traps in the area […]

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    Are Christmas Trees piling up in your NYC neighborhood?

    NYC Department of Sanitation crews are making a list and checking it twice. They’re working in three shifts and around the clock to pick up Christmas trees in the boroughs. Last week’s weather meant some trees were not put out or picked up. Sanitation has expanded the dates for tree pick up into next week. The city is divided into 59 sanitation districts and specific crews are assigned to seek out and get the piles of trees. These are special and desirable […]

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    Strange sign stops some NYC drivers

    Don’t turn left on to Arden Avenue from Woodrow Road in Staten Island. At least, that was the directive from a new sign on the corner. An NYPD officer chose the intersection for enforcement and wrote tickets to drivers in November. But, as the NYC Department of Transportation confirmed to PIX11 News, that sign was unauthorized. Drivers contacted Councilmember Joe Borelli who asked NYC DOT and NYPD to check on the sign. It was removed and Councilmember Borelli documented it […]

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    Smart phones should work at all underground MTA stations

    Now there’s something else to do while you wait for the train. The MTA and Governor Cuomo have announced all underground stations have been connected to cellular and WiFi service. The project was installed over the past 5 years by Transit Wireless at no cost to the agency. The Governor says the project was done ahead of schedule. Riders tweeted and posted to social media about the service and also requested the state work on improving train service. On Monday morning, […]

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    Is this the most expensive pizza in NYC?

    This pizza will give you sticker shock. It comes with truffles, foie gras and the most-prized type of caviar. The white stilton cheese must be made with locally-produced milk from three designated areas in England. Don’t forget 24-karat gold leaf to top it off. You have to order 48 hours in advance and it will cost $2,000. Check the menu at Industry Kitchen, near the South Street Seaport in Lower Manhattan. The Chef tells PIX11 News the pricey pizza was added in […]

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    Mayor de Blasio releases 2016 ‘Year-In-Review’ video and song

    NEW YORK — It’s that time of year to look back and look ahead. Mayor de Blasio and the First Lady enlisted the help of two Broadway stars. The team had been working on a song about some of the highlights from this year. When they sing it for the mayor, he likes it but then calls it “over the top.” The Mayor and his city media team have been posting more social media videos recently. Campaign laws address city […]

  • Gas outage impacts 100 apartments on Manhattan's Westside

    Gas outage impacts 100 apartments on Manhattan’s Westside

    HELL’S KITCHEN, Manhattan — The plan was to install new stoves and refrigerators this month at Amsterdam Annex on West 56th Street. But during the work, some of the valves in the kitchens of the NYCHA building broke and gas had to be shut off to all the apartments on the broken lines. It can’t be turned back on until repairs are made. New York State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal got funding for developments in her Assembly District. She’s working […]

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    96th Street subway station open for preview before Second Avenue subway line opening

    UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — The new 96th Street subway station is open for business — kind of. Governor Andrew Cuomo and the MTA have opened the station up to tours for a few hours on Friday, December 23 and on the previous day. Visitors can venture underground into the 96th Street Station from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday evening. The 3 news stations along the Second Avenue Subway line are scheduled to open for train service on Jan. […]