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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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    Brooklyn artist turns MetroCards into masterpieces

    NEW YORK – Carlos Pinto is always on the lookout for pieces of New York City — and he never passes up an expired MetroCard. His art is also an act of recycling. He creates mosaics of landmarks, landscapes and famous people. He works from his neighborhood in Flatbush, Brooklyn. He moved here from Guatemala and has worked in the New York art scene for more than 10 years. Currently, The Bishop Gallery on Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn is showcasing his work.

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    Copper thieves vandalize train tracks

    HOWARD BEACH, Queens (PIX11) — Transit crews will be working along the line Wednesday night after copper thieves snatched 500 feet of wire. Thieves vandalized cable along the A line subway tracks near Howard Beach, according to the MTA media office. That created delays, traffic, and subway cars along 31 miles of tracks, the agency said. Thousands of commuters had to use shuttle buses to get to the Rockaways Wednesday morning. Bus shuttle service provided transportation along the line. The […]

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    Riders and tourists deal with NYC MTA transit changes this Memorial Day Weekend

    PIX11’s Greg Mocker asked some tourists in Battery Park about their visit and their travel around the city.

  • VIDEO: Go underground and inside the Second Avenue Subway

    Mark your calendars for December 2016. The MTA Capital Construction is saying the $4.45 billion project is on track to open on time and under budget. Phase 1 construction began in April 2007. It will change and extend the Q train from 63rd Street and Lexington in Manhattan to 96th Street. New stations are being built at 72nd, 86th and 96th Streets. Phase 2 takes the line to 125th Street. That project is included in the list of items for […]

  • Listen to subway performers auditioning for MTA music program

    The subways are noisy. But sometimes, it sounds more like a concert hall. The MTA chooses some performers for the “Music Under New York” Program. It started in 1985. More than 350 performers are participating. A panel of judges chooses some new performers each year. The chosen performers  are notified a few weeks after the auditions, which are held at Grand Central Terminal. Performers are allowed in subway stations regardless of their affiliation with the program. No permit is required. […]

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    MTA to focus on certain lines to address crowding and delays

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — Have you seen the video? The MTA announces plans to tackle growing overcrowding and delays in the system by targeting three especially hard-hit lines. The agency has unveiled tactics to address the problems on the 6, 7 and F lines in the coming months. Some of the efforts include adding more platform conductors to move people on and off trains, shortening departure announcements in order to close doors more quickly, and doing track inspections via a computerized rail […]

  • Railroads add some safety measures along Metro-North and LIRR

    The Amtrak derailment outside Philadelphia on Tuesday’s has focused attention on a safety measure called “Positive Train Control.” The automated system takes control of trains if the engineer does not respond to changes in the speed of a train as it passes certain points. It’s a complicated system that involves technology along the tracks and on the train. After a rail system crash in California in 2008 outside Los Angeles, the federal government required the computerized upgrade be in place […]

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    Amtrak service could resume Tuesday along Northeast Corridor

    Amtrak officials at a press conference outside Philadelphia on Thursday said service could resume next week.  Extensive repairs have to be made. Modified Amtrak service will continue between Washington and Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Philadelphia, and New York and Boston. There will be fewer trains. There is no Amtrak service planned for New York and Philadelphia through the weekend. NJ Transit ridership has increased and that system will continue to cross honor Amtrak and Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) tickets on […]

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    Riders deal with delays, power problems and MTA issues

    NEW YORK (PIX11) –– It has been a long day. During the morning rush on Monday, MetroCard Vending Machines at about 100 stations went off line. It was attributed to a communications problem from a cell carrier. By late afternoon, the connection problem was resolved. Signal problems plagued subway riders all day traveling between Queens and Manhattan. Into the evening, the 7 train was running with delays in both directions. The problems were linked to a signal problem at Grand […]

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    (VIDEO) See the view from under and above Grand Central Terminal in NYC

    This spring marks the 50th Anniversary of the law that created the New York City Landmark Preservation Commission and the procedures for saving history. It was signed into law in April 1965 after the demolition of the old Pennsylvania Station in 1963. The terminal offers tours of some areas. Get an inside look here from the top of the building to 10 stories underground.

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