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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
  • 7 train

    7 train will be shut down for 12 weekends from January to May 2015

    The MTA has announced the next round of weekend work along sections of the 7 train. Free shuttle buses will run and alternate service is available nearby on the E, F, G, N, Q, and R trains. Jan 2 – 5 and Jan 9 – 12  No trains between Mets-Willets Point & Flushing-Main St Jan 17 – 19*, Jan 24 – 26*, Jan 30 – Feb 2 and Feb 6 – 9  No trains between Times Sq-42 St & Queensboro Plaza […]

  • This is the view from Eugene's front porch. (Dec 2014)

    A stuffed-animal tree controversy grows in Brooklyn

    New York City is known for its interesting and diverse neighborhoods. A tree is the talk of E 70th Street in Bergen Beach, Brooklyn. The homeowner says about 7 years ago he started attaching stuffed animals to the branches of a tree in his front yard. Since that time, neighbors and families have traveled to his house to add to the collection. Some neighbors love the display and others seem to tolerate it. Eugene Fellner has lived on the street […]

  • Platform conductors will help control crowds at more stations

    The MTA Chairman informed the board that the agency is preparing a response plan to address increasing ridership. Platform conductors are currently stationed at Times Square and Grand Central and they are also used along the commuter railroads. They signal to the train crew as riders are boarding. With an average 5.9 million daily rides on the subways, other stations are becoming packed during rush hour. Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast said the agency needs to be prepared for overtime […]

  • PIX11 News holds a hearing on fare and toll hikes

    From your computer, tell MTA about fare and toll hikes

    On-line comments  can be submitted here to the MTA. Public hearings have been completed. Board members say they will take into consideration the testimony as they decide which proposals to adopt. The plans include an average 4% increase across most fares and tolls in all the MTA’s agencies. Here’s the NYC Transit options: Hearings have already happened at locations in Jamaica, Queens Brooklyn, Manhattah, Staten Island and the Bronx, in Manhattan, and in Melville, Long Island and in White Plains […]

  • TripPlanner+ for iOS.

    Finding our way along the NYC subway

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — MTA released “TripPlanner” devices on the neswest cell phones. However, it was not easy to find at first. Apple has listed it under the name “TPPlus” and you can find it by searching that term in the app store. An Android version is not included. A web-based version is available. Customers will be able to map directions using a full street address, landmarks, subway stations and street intersections using the app, which is now available for […]

  • Manhattan Traffic

    Transit group advances proposal to reduce some tolls and add new ones

    Fare and toll increases are happening in March 2015. The MTA this month finished up hearings on the recent proposal. MTA Board members will officially vote on the package in January 2015. A group of transit advocates has been calling for increased funding, beyond fare and toll increases.  Although the proposal from MOVE NY calls for reducing some tolls and creating some new ones and making sure the money ends up spent on transit projects. The group did not release […]

  • NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29:  Commuters ride the R train from Brooklyn into Manhattan during rush hour August 29, 2011 in New York City. One day after Hurricane Irene hit New York and New England, the mass transit system, including subways and buses, began moving again in a limited capacity in time for Monday's rush hour.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    MTA announces another record broken on New York City subways

    NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) — At the December Transit Committee meeting, MTA staff announced another milestone — one that riders know all too well. Daily ridership on the subways exceeded 6 million riders on seven separate days in October. The new system daily average is 5.9 million rides on the subway. On seven different days in October, ridership exceeded 6 million. That’s more often than in September. MTA also presented a report on what is causing delays. Transit staff analyzed […]

  • 7 train

    MTA delays opening of 7 train extension to Manhattan’s West Side

    NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) — The 7 train extension to Manhattan’s West Side will not open by Feb 24, 2015. MTA says it’s now planning for sometime in April, May or June. Escalators and elevators have been blamed for previous delays. Contractors were promised a bonus if the station opened by February 24, 2015. But that date will not be met says Dr. Michael Horodniceanu, the President of MTA Capital construction. Related: MTA has opening date for 7 train extension […]

  • Credit: Eric Bienenfeld @EricBien

    SEE IT: Subway doors mistakenly open on track side as MTA offers explanations for recent issues

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — After a rough commute Thursday and 2 fires on Friday, the MTA offered some insight into what happens in the system. On Friday morning, FDNY responded to a fire that impacted the 7 train. Meanwhile, firefighters in Brooklyn were still putting out hot spots at an apartment fire that shut down part of the J train. It’s running in 2 sections with shuttle buses serving the stations from Broadway Junction to Crescent. Contractors feared the building was […]

  • System wide delays stemmed from signal issues and track fires. (Photo: Jessica Lovelace)

    Delays may last into morning commute after signal issues, track fires snarl most subway lines

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – A track fire and earlier signal problems caused massive subway delays system-wide, according to the MTA. A track fire on the No. 7 line temporarily halted service between Times Square and Queens Borough Plaza. Nearly every line was effected, causing large crowds of frustrated commuters on the platforms. It's a zoo in the subway @MTA you need to get your act together pic.twitter.com/Pjy19eZo1V — D king (@APDonKing) December 11, 2014 The MTA says the delays could […]

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