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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
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    World Trade Center Sphere will return to Liberty Park near its original home

    BATTERY PARK, Manhattan — A fixture of the original World Trade Center Plaza, the Koenig Sphere is returning nearby the original location after more than 14 years in Battery Park. The Port Authority’s Board of Commissioners unanimously approved plans on Thursday to relocate the Koenig Sphere to Liberty Park, an elevated park opened last month that overlooks the 9/11 Memorial. “Returning the iconic Koenig sphere to its rightful home at the World Trade Center site symbolizes our resilience in the wake […]

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    Governors Island offers new attractions to see in NYC

    NEW YORK – It’s being called the newest and greatest view of the New York City skyline and the harbor. It’s roots go back hundreds of years. Governors Island has roots back to the 1750s. It has been a Coast Guard base and military installation. It hosts festivals and art events. Cyclists and runners enjoy it. For the past decade, plans have been in the works to add extra attractions. They are now open and more development projects are planned […]

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    Pepsi-Cola sign becomes official NYC landmark

    LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — The soda pop sign that welcomes people to Queens is here to stay. The iconic Pepsi-Cola sign on the Long Island City waterfront was granted landmark status earlier in the spring by the Landmark Preservation Commission. New York City Council has their final approval and that was issued today by a vote of 43 to zero. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer represents the district. “After long last, we’ve officially made the sign a New York City […]

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    Family, fans of Alexander Hamilton remember his death

    WEEHAWKEN, N.J. — It happened 212 years ago in Weehawken, New Jersey on the banks of the Hudson River. Although, the life and death of Alexander Hamilton is played out eight times a week on a W. 46th Street Broadway stage. July 11th is the anniversary of the duel between Vice President Aaron Burr and Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton. The two had a long history of disagreements and problems. A duel was scheduled for the morning and Hamilton was mortally […]

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    ‘Hamilton’ fans pay big bucks to see final Lin-Manuel Miranda performance

    TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan — The house is sold out for the performances and the crowds are also gathering outside along West 46th Street. On Saturday, Lin-Manuel Miranda will take his final bow for this run of the hit Broadway show “Hamilton.” Hundreds of fans have crowded the stage door and recently Miranda has not exited outside to insure everyone’s safety. He has issued greetings on Twitter and other social media apps. Tickets are going for $900 and as high as […]

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    NYC’s Turkish community reacts to Istanbul airport attack

    NEW YORK — The Turkish community calls the New York and New Jersey area home. As news spread of the attacks at the airport, family members made calls to relatives in Turkey. Outside Ali Baba Restaurant in on Manhattan’s East Side along Second Avenue, the Turkish flag was flying and guests and members of the Turkish community stopped to talk to each other. Undercover patrols and extra crews were added up at Transit locations in the city and state. Port […]

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    Brexit reignites debate of Staten Island independence

    STATEN ISLAND —  New York City has 5 boroughs, but in 1993, Staten Island voters approved a plan to establish their own city. The measure was blocked by the state. With the vote in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, some local leaders are bringing up the topic again on Staten Island. NYC Councilmember Joe Borelli (R-Staten Island) says it’s a chance to focus attention the needs of the borough.

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    Movie shoots across NYC create headache for residents

    LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — It’s another record-breaking year for film and television productions in and around New York City. Fifty-two TV series were shot this season in New York City. It generates more than 100,000 jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue. Neighbors have to deal with disruptions on their streets. The Mayor’s Office of Film and Television issues permits and follows up on complaints. Data shows midtown Manhattan is the most popular spot and June […]

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    MTA sticks to Second Avenue Subway deadline despite need for ‘aggressive’ performance

    NEW YORK — The talk continues on when the Second Avenue subway station will be finish, and officials are saying there needs to be “aggressive and unprecedented performance” to have it open on the scheduled date. Every month, board members on the MTA Transit Committee are briefed on the progress of the Second Avenue Subway. At the June presentation, the Independent Engineer said finishing by December “requires very aggressive and unprecedented performance” by contractors and the MTA. Officially, the MTA […]

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    City and company talk about uses of LinkNYC WiFi kiosks

    Something new is coming soon to many sidewalks in New York City. LinkNYC is a communication network that will eventually include thousands of wifi hotspots across the 5 boroughs. By the summer of 2016, a few hundred will be installed first in Manhattan and then the Bronx. The city and company are talking about the kiosks. Some neighbors have complained about the noise and the repeated use of some locations. Along Third Avenue, someone appears to have set up camp […]

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