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Joe Mauceri is a New Yorker and Emmy-nominated reporter for PIX11 News.

While at News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn, Joe covered major stories like Hurricane Sandy and the murder of Leiby Kletzky a young Hasidic boy who was kidnapped while walking home from school for the first time.

Joe has received awards from the Associated Press, the Radio and Television News Directors Association, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Joe grew up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and went to Regis High School before heading north to Syracuse University where he got his degree in Broadcast Journalism.

He started his career at WWAY, an ABC affiliate in Wilmington, N.C. tracking down corrupt politicians and backwards sheriff’s departments.

In his free time Joe enjoys playing sports, working out, and finding the hidden gems of New York.

Don’t hesitate to contact him with a story idea, comment, or concern.

Recent Articles
  • Brownsville mother-daughter team writes children’s book to teach students about their heritage

    “Children never seem to hear positive stories about their heritage, African-American kids.” Which is why former public school teacher Cathie Wright-Lewis wanted to share the story of her great-grandmother’s escape from slavery. One she heard so many times from her grandfather growing up. “It touched me so much. I wanted to honor her in some way,” said Wright-Lewis. So the already accomplished author created Mama Relly. The book merges her great-grandmother’s story with another slave story about the meteor shower […]

  • Pizza Wars: Judge rules Joe’s Pizza in Park Slope can keep name, must change signage

    PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn — Joe’s Pizza has on Carmine Street has three other locations in New York — but a new pizzeria is causing some confusion for customers. “Joe’s Pizza Of The Village” in Park Slope is not related to Joe’s Pizza in the West Village. “Being a common name is detrimental to a place like Joe’s just because it’s so easy for somebody else to have the same name and they can easily defend the use of that name,” […]

  • ‘Shovels of Shame:’ NYC lawmaker hopes to get businesses to do a better job of cleaning up snow

    As the temperature starts to rise, and the snow slowly starts to melt, some New York City sidewalks remain covered by their white blankets – and that’s a problem a councilman is working to fix. City Councilman Justin Brannan hopes to do it by introducing what he calls “Shovels of Shame.” He wants fines for failure to shovel to rise. In the meantime, he’s started posting pictures of snowfall scofflaws on social media with the Shovels of Shame tag. He’s hoping […]

  • Popular Spanish radio station based out of Brooklyn bodega

    EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — A corner bodega in Brooklyn looks a lot like New York City’s other delis; there are snacks, cigarettes and a bodega cat, but this East New York bodega is different: it’s home to a DJ who reaches 50,000 listeners on his popular radio show. Geovanny Valdez, also known as DJ Jova, hosts his show from the bodega’s basement. He also works behind the counter of the store, which his uncle owns.  Valdez works 16 hours […]

  • Fort Greene store clerk shot during dispute over lottery tickets

    After arguing with a customer over lottery tickets, a Fort Greene store clerk was shot in the foot Tuesday afternoon. But as it turns out the victim knew his shooter. “This is not the first time,” said Mohammad Islam, who owns the Fulton Deli and Convenience store. “A couple times [the shooter] come into the store and he was playing the lottery and he didn’t want to pay the money.” Islam says this time around the clerk asked for the […]

  • East Flatbush community mourns 80-year-old bodega worker after fatal shooting

    EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — A community is in mourning after a beloved deli clerk was shot and killed in East New York Tuesday evening.  And this isn’t the first time a deadly incident has taken place inside this bodega. “He was an innocent man.  He didn’t deserve to die.” That’s all friends and family could say as they left the 797 Deli Wednesday afternoon. The group of men were still visibly upset after they gathered behind locked gates inside the store where […]

  • Former worst post office in NYC improves

    KENSINGTON, Brooklyn — What was once New York City’s worst post office seems to be back to it’s old ways. Letters, bills, and other valuable pieces of information were left unattended in the lobby of one Brooklyn apartment building last week. Along with the letters there was a note: “Do Not Touch, Mail Lady will be here shortly.” But, according to reports, the letters were left there for hours with no explanation. The poor service may not come as a surprise […]

  • New York Yankees introduce former player Aaron Boone as new manager

    The 33rd manager of the New York Yankees will wear number 17. The Yankees re-introduced Aaron Boone to the New York media Wednesday as he put on the pinstripes for the first time in 13 years. And after the Yankees fell just one game short of the World Series last season, he knows expectations, as usual, are sky high in the Bronx. “Obviously the expectations here, with the New York Yankees, is to win championships,” said Boone. “And certainly that’s […]

  • Brooklyn app helps small businesses compete with Amazon and helps you find the perfect gift

    BROOKLYN — In the day of Amazon and online shopping, mom-and-pop shops have a tough time competing for customers.  But a new app is helping small boutiques do what they do best right on the phones of their shoppers. While some think brick-and-mortar stores will go the way of the horse and buggy, one developer is giving retailers the chance to reintroduce themselves to customers through an app with a personal touch. “What they have is different, what makes them different is the […]

  • Buildings Department investigates illegal home conversions

    NEW YORK— Illegal home conversions are a key issue in several city council races among the five boroughs. The New York City Department of Buildings has thousands of open complaints, which is why each week, several marshals investigate the complaints with one goal in mind: keeping New Yorkers safe. Many doors have been closed on federal agents such as Marshal Ryan Gobin as they investigate homes for the Department of Buildings. Gobin is part of a team that responds to […]