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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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    Subway riders speak their minds at MTA public hearings on fare hike

    NEW YORK — Riders have a chance to give the MTA a piece of their minds as the latest round of hearings begin. The public hearings are required whenever the agency looks to raise fare and tolls. This increase is in line with what has been budgeted. Tickets and tolls would increase four percent or less. The last increase was two years ago. It would take effect after a vote of the board in March 2017. Other hearings are scheduled for […]

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    A Bronx Tale musical brings back memories for Belmont residents

      Based on the critically acclaimed play that inspired the now classic film, this streetwise musical will take you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Featuring an original doo-wop score, this is a tale about respect, loyalty, love and above all else: family. A Bronx Tale evolved from the one-man Off Broadway play, A Bronx Tale, written and performed […]

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    Chef who invented General Tso’s chicken dies at 98

    NEW YORK — The chef who has been credited with inventing General Tso’s chicken — a world-famous Chinese food staple that is not actually served in China — has died. He was 98. Peng’s son, Chuck Peng, told The Associated Press that his father died Wednesday in Taipei, Taiwan’s capital. Chef Peng Chang-kuei brought the sticky, sweet-and-sour dish to New York 40 years ago. It became a favorite of Secretary of State Henry Kissinger at the chef’s restaurants on Manhattan’s […]

  • NEW YORK, NY - JULY 01: Traffic crawls on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278), July 1, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Officials from the American Automobile Association (AAA) are predicting 44 million people will travel by roads, airports, buses, and train this holiday weekend. Gas prices for the July 4th weekend are the lowest they've been in 11 years.  (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Aging Brooklyn-Queens Expressway set for much-needed repairs

    NEW YORK – Transportation officials in New York City have announced plans to spend $1.7 billion to repair a one-and-a-half mile stretch of the aging Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. The project is expected to be the most expensive ever undertaken by the New York City Department of Transportation. This first section runs from Sands Street to Atlantic Avenue and includes the Brooklyn Promenade in Brooklyn Heights. Additional work is being planned along other sections. The federal, state and city governments will be […]

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    Whale watchers see many of the mammals near NYC

    Whales are among the mammals who love the area around New York. Their appearances generate a lot of interest. In the past few days, there have been a number of sightings in the harbor and also near the the George Washington Bridge. “It’s unusual,” says Paul Sieswerd of Gotham Whale. The spotting of humpback whales is common in the waters of New York and New Jersey. Tours frequently run from the Rockaways and along the Jersey Shore. The National Oceanic […]

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    City’s new ferry service nears completion

    NEW YORK — By Spring of 2017, brand new boats should be floating in the waters of New York City. Officials toured the shipbuilding facility this week in Bayou La Batre, Alabama on the Gulf Coast and say the project is on schedule and within budget. The service has been scheduled to begin in the summer of 2017. A website offers details about the routes and plans. Hornblower Cruises and Events was chosen to operate the service. Mayor Bill de […]

  • NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 23:  A woman swipes her metro card at the entrance to the subway at Grand Central Terminal on March 23, 2015 in New York City. Frustrations are mounting in some commuters against the M.T.A. as subway fares have increased despite the quality of service presumed to be getting worse.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    MTA proposes 4 percent fare and toll increase in March 2017

    NEW YORK — The MTA proposed a 4-percent fare and toll increase Wednesday as part of its plan for 2017. Under the budget proposal, a monthly-unlimited MetroCard would cost $121. That’s up $3.50 from its current cost. 7-day unlimited cards would increase one dollar to $32 . 52% of riders use the unlimited cards. MTA Board Members will have to decide to keep the base fare at $2.75 with a decrease in the bonus amount or to increase the base […]

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    Transit workers union holds rally ahead of contract talks with MTA

    NEW YORK – The union for the MTA workers held a rally in advance of contract negotiations with the MTA. Workers said they wanted a pay increase every year in their five year contract. If approved the increase could happen as early as 2017. And if things don’t work out for the Transport Workers Union, then New Yorkers are facing the threat of a strike. TWU rallied to get the membership revved up for contract talks. They’re looking for a salary  increases […]

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    Subway story arrives on Broadway stage

    NEW YORK — The train travels to the Broadway Station all the time in New York City. Now the subway actually goes to Broadway. “In Transit” is in previews at the Circle In The Square Theatre on West 50th Street in Manhattan. It officiall opens December 11. The show is billed as the first “a cappella musical on Broadway.” It tells the different stories of people on the train who are trying to get somewhere. All of the music is […]

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    Presidential puppets take to NYC stage

    NEW YORK — Avenue Q is a world-famous and award-winning musical with a unique story to tell about New York City. Many of the characters are puppets that are brought to life on stage by their human counterparts. Two of the most-well known New Yorkers are making appearances. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been a part of the production and will continue to appear after the election. The actors who portray them, Jed Resnick and Elizabeth Ann Berg, talked […]