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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
  • SchoolBus

    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 […]

  • ‘R’ train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan is back

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – Workers finished the job and riders are riding again. A press conference was scheduled by the Governor’s office for Sunday afternoon to announce the Monday morning opening. Last week, The MTA would not confirm exactly when the train may run again between Brooklyn and Manhattan. In August 2013, the MTA began a repair and improvement project. The scheduled completion date was to be October 2014. Friday morning crews were seen replacing signs and painting the Court […]

  • 5 Pointz artists create 9/11 mural

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (PIX11)– 9/11 was commemorated in any different ways around the city and country. Some neighbors in Crown Heights, Brooklyn created a mural on the side if a hardware store at Bedford and Bergen Avenues. They worked with artists from the building known as 5 Pointz, which was known as a graffiti mecca until the building’s owner decided to build condos. The memorial was designed Meres One. It honors first responders.

  • Vision Zero fails to make streets in Queens neighborhood safer

    QUEENS (PIX11) — We hear about the speed cameras, we hear about the “slow zone,” we hear about the speed bumps that get added. We hear about this “Vision Zero.” At this intersection, there are seven lanes to cross before the countdown timers finish. For many, it’s not enough time. New Yorkers from all over the city are asking officials to look into this. And they are — trying to get it all on a map. “Well this is an […]

  • City Council passes Vision Zero legislation

    NYC considers additional new rules for safer streets

    The latest round of proposals from the safe street initiative called “Vision Zero” takes aim at hit-and-run drivers and people who assault taxi and livery drivers. The city can’t change state traffic laws, but it can impose civil penalties. One bill introduced by City Council Transportation Committee Chairman Ydanis Rodriguez and Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer imposes fines up to $5,000 on hit and run drivers in accidents resulting in death. The other bill, introduced by Councilmembers Rory Lancman and […]

  • MTA is misspelled on some new state license plate

    MTA is misspelled on some of its new license plates

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – A new license plate appearing on some fleet vehicles belonging to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is not spelled correctly. The reference is to the “Transporation” Authority. It’s missing a “t.” It is not an abbreviation of the MTA’s name. Although some have speculated “transportation” didn’t fit in the space on the plate. The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles says it was not an MTA error. The state is trying to figure out the problem […]

  • New Yorkers want to hop off the ‘The Bug Train’

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – Bedbugs always get our attention. After a few recent appearances of bedbugs on subways and trains, some elected leaders are proposing some new regulations for the MTA. The authority would have to notify riders within 24 hours of the creatures being spotted on a train, bus, or at a subway station. The public would also be told what steps were taken to remedy the problem. “This is an important issue that the MTA has to take […]

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