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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
  • NYC to lower speed limit by November 7

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — Most city streets that currently have a 30 mile-per-hour speed limit will drop to 25 mph next month. City officials and police working on the specifics of the implementation roll out. New York City Council is expected to approve a package of new regulations that were previously approved by lawmakers in Albany. At today’s council transportation committee hearing, NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg said lower speeds save lives. The department is working with NYPD […]

  • Behind the scenes at Mayor Bloomberg’s ride to the new 7 train station

    MTA has opening date for 7 train extension

    By the end of February, the MTA believes the long-awaited 7 train extension to Manhattan’s westside will be open. A video produced by the agency is on the internet. A bonus and penalty program were announced at this month’s MTA board meeting for the company. The $2 billion dollar project was funded by the city as part of former Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s plans to redevelop the Hudson Yards. The extension will add one station to the 7 line at 34th […]

  • MTA officials and Governor Cuomo ride the subway

    NY Governor and MTA Chairman ride subway to discuss potential threats and state responses

    Governor Andrew Cuomo and MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast address news of another potential transit threat after comments Thursday from the Iraqi Prime Minister. Earlier in the week, the Governor announced the assignment of additional patrols at transit location. State officials said they were not aware of another new threat. The Governor described this as the highest state of preparedness for the metropolitan region since 9/11. “You are going to see a greater police presence than you have seen before. You […]

  • $32 billion in improvements planned for MTA system but half isn’t funded

    New tracks, improved stations, more buses and a replacement for the MetroCard are among the many projects listed in the MTA Capital Plan for 2015 – 2019. At the September MTA board meeting, staff emphasized the system needs to be improved and also has to be kept in a state of good repair. The challenge facing officials is they have to continue to find ways to save money and also pay for the $32 billion plan (without sinking the agency […]

  • Expect delays and crowds on public transport in NYC

    (PIX11) — Stand on the platform or sidewalk and wait and you know the reality that the latest MTA statistics have confirmed. What is being done about it? Ridership is peaking currently at 5.5 million rides a day on the subways and 2 million on the buses. The LIRR and Metro-North are also posting record numbers of riders. At the September MTA Transit Committee Meeting, board members asked transit staff about dealing with increased delays, more riders and planning for […]

  • Final phase of High Line to open Sunday

    MEATPACKING DISTRICT (PIX11) — An old rail line is alive again. The last part of the High Line will be opening this weekend. The park sits atop railroad tracks that formerly carried goods to the Meatpacking district. It has become one of the city’s most well-known spots.  The new section begins at 10th Avenue on Manhattan’s west side and stretches along 30th Street to 12th Avenue, and from there it continues to 34th Street. Elected leaders and supporters will be attending […]

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    Should NYPD School Safety Agents be writing traffic tickets?

    Some neighbors are asking the city to allow school safety agents to write traffic tickets in school zones. Community Education Council 31 in Staten Island voted to ask NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton to consider it for the 5 boroughs. CEC President Michael Reilly says it will help reduce double parking, U-Turns, cell phone use and reckless driving in school zones across the city. NYPD School Safety Agents are designated “special patrolmen” under NYS Criminal Procedure Law and the NYC Administrative […]

  • transit improvements required before Midtown rezoning happens

    Transit improvements promised as NYC considers Grand Central rezoning

    As New York City considers another possible rezoning proposal in Midtown Manhattan, new aspects of the plan are being released by a major developer. Transit improvements and access are going to be a required aspect of any project, says Councilmember Dan Garodnick. His district includes the area around Grand Central. Pictures released by one building’s potential landlord include new subway entrance and exit staircases and improved platforms. CLICK HERE: Greg Mocker questions officials about new MTA open space in Midtown […]

  • MTA opens pocket park along E 5th Street in Midtown

    New MTA open space in Midtown features waterfall, light show

    There’s a new place in Midtown Manhattan to escape the hustle of the city during the day. The MTA included some open space along East 50th Street between Park and Madison in the East Side Access project, which will bring the LIRR into Grand Central. “This ‘pocket park’ is truly an oasis in the midst of Manhattan’s concrete jungle,” said Dr. Michael Horodniceanu, president of MTA Capital Construction. That’s the MTA agency in charge of megaprojects, including East Side Access. […]

  • As ‘R’ train reopens, MTA looks to next big projects

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – It’s back. Riders, transit workers, MTA staff, construction crews and the Governor of New York have marked the reunion of the ‘R’ train between Brooklyn and Manhattan. It was closed for 13 months to be repaired and reinforced after Superstorm Sandy. The Montague Tunnel ‘R’ project was scheduled to be done in October 2014. The MTA and Governor’s office on Sunday announced the early completion of the $250 million Montague Tunnel project. They say it also […]

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