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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
  • CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 26:  Passengers try to reschedule flights at O'Hare International Airport on September 26, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. All flights in and out of Chicago's O'Hare and Midway airports were halted this morning because of a suspected arson fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Visitors and city dwellers prepare for holiday weekend

    NEW YORK — Let the festivities begin, but first there will be traffic. AAA New York says more than 41 million people will travel this weekend. That’s a slight increase over last year. Gas prices are the lowest they have been in years. On Saturday, the city will host a national fireworks show from the East River. Road closures are planned along the FDR and the waterfront of Long Island City.

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    Calling for a car in NYC could change

    Traffic in New York City is famous and it has many causes. New York City Council’s Transportation Committee is considering two pieces of legislation that specifically review the impact of “for-hire vehicles” or FHV. Smart-phone app based car services are of particular interest. More than 70 apps connecting riders to car services are available in NYC One bill directs the administration, including the Taxi and Limousine Commission and the Department of Transportation, to study the growth of the FHV industry. […]

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    Cars banned from parts of NYC parks

    NEW YORK — It’s an oasis in New York City. Neighbors and tourists flock to the parks. Drivers are getting the message that they need to stay out. Central Park and Prospect Park now have permanent sections that are car-free. The drives north of 72nd Street in Central Park were blocked to traffic Monday morning. Cars will not be allowed in Prospect Park in Brooklyn except from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. during weekday rush hours along East Drive. Bicyclists […]

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    Celebrate the 100th birthday of a stretch of NYC subway

    It connected Brooklyn and Manhattan for the first time via subway. It happened one hundred years ago, June 22, 1915. The Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company, or BRT, (later known as BMT, the Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit Corporation). The first train crossed the the Manhattan Bridge headed for Coney Island using the new Fourth Avenue and Sea Beach Lines. “The BMT was the standard setter in several areas including propulsion, braking, car coupling and door control,” said New York City Transit President Carmen Bianco. “The BMT was an […]

  • Visitors to the Rockaways discover a floating hotel

    It’s summer in the city and people are looking for places to go. Some people recommend the Rockaways. Check out the beaches and some of the unique places to stay. Truck-A-Float offers a floating experience.

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    Listen for a symphony in the subway

    NEW YORK — It’s a loud and crowded place. Subways are busy and frustrating. The stations offered some inspiration to a well-known NYC musician.

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    Police search for bicyclist who left scene after hitting pedestrian on East Side

    NEW YORK —  Lily and Mary Grace Belfi were headed to lunch on the East Side. They parked the car along First Avenue between 86th & 87th Streets last week. Mary Grace stepped into the protected bike lane after getting parking receipt at the Muni-Meter. Reports say a bicyclist hit Mary Grace and she is currently in the hospital. The family car was equipped with a camera on the and the family has made these pictures available to police and […]

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    Broken MetroCard machines frustrate riders

    When one of the MetroCard vending machines doesn’t work, it grinds a rider’s commute to a hault. They’re available at the system’s 468 subway stations and also bus stops along Select Bus Service routes. One was broken along Astoria Boulevard for months. It was reported to customer service as directed on the machine. PIX11’s Greg Mocker made one of the calls himself. The MTA and NYC Department of Transportation had to work together to fix the problem, which also reportedly […]

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    Why is graffiti covering the hallways of a NYC school?

    Students at August Martin High School had an idea. They were tired of walking up and down the plain hallways of their South Jamaica, Queens school. Working with artists from 5Pointz and The Future Project, students transformed the walls of the school.

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    For the first time in decades, walk along the oldest standing bridge in NYC

    NEW YORK — New York City’s oldest standing bridge is open again for the first time in 45 years. This we have to see. The High Bridge was built in the mid-1800s. It stretches across the Harlem River, rail road tracks and some of the city’s major highways. It is again connecting Manhattan and the Bronx and the neighbors who have told stories about going across it. It will again provide access to a pool at High Bridge Park. Now […]

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