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Greg Mocker joined PIX11 in April 2010 and he has been on the trail of something different ever since.

He was awarded the NY Emmy for best transportation reporter in 2017.

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
  • Conductor attacked at Brooklyn subway station

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A subway conductor was punched in the head Tuesday by a man at a Brooklyn subway station, police said. The assault happened shortly before 12 p.m. on the southbound Q train platform at the Prospect Park station, police said. The conductor, 60, stuck his head out of the train’s window and was punched by a man described as being in his 30s or 40s, police said. The victim was taken to a hospital with a laceration to […]

  • 4th-generation NYC Barber opens museum in Manhattan

    People can get a haircut and a history lesson at a new barbershop on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Arthur Rubinoff owns Reamir & Co., a chain of 4 barbershops in New York City. His family came the United States about 30 years ago. The NYC Barbershop Museum is a tribute to the art and his father, who was also a barber.

  • MTA takes 1st step to phase out MetroCards

    NEW YORK — MetroCards are officially on their way out. The MTA will take its first steps this fall to phase out their use as a payment method. Bus riders on Staten Island and subway riders along a stretch of the 4,5 and 6 trains will be able to use mobile wallets or bank cards, cash or a new smart-card to pay for their commutes starting in May 2019. Commuters will be able to use the current MetroCard system though […]

  • Dogs help protect New York’s transit systems

    Law enforcement officers keep watch around New York City. Transit locations are patrolled by the police and they have some assistance from some very qualified dogs. At the MTA Police Canine Training Facility, the teams learn how to detect explosives, controlled substances and objects. PIX11 News was able to showcase the multiple courses.

  • Get ready for the 36th Annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade

    Let’s go behind the gills and check the fins. Participants are preparing floats and costumes for the 36th Annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade on Saturday, June 16. People are welcome to register to participate in the parade. It has been described as a mesmerizing tradition that celebrates all shapes and sizes of seafaring creatures. It has come to represent the spirited, artistic and quirky nature of Coney Island itself. Kate Dale offered PIX11 News Reporter Greg Mocker a look at […]

  • Pizza Rats will take to the field in Staten Island

    Pizza Rats will be playing ball. The Staten Island Yankees will be known as the Staten Island Pizza Rats for 5 home games this season. The rebranding is a result of a name-change contest in 2016. The name was inspired by the viral video in which a rat attempted to abscond with a piece of pizza on a subway platform. On June 23, July 7, July 14, July 21, and August 4, the Staten Island Pizza rats will take to […]

  • Artifacts emerge from the depths of the Gowanus Canal

    The clean-up is underway in the Gowanus Canal and some of the items retrieved from the bottom of the polluted waterway are being displayed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. A neighborhood group called F.R.O.G.G. (Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus) hopes the items will end up in a museum. The $506 million project has been in the works for years. The clean up is set to continue through 2022.

  • Transportation technology can connect you to multiple travel options

    Commuters and travelers are constantly looking for the best way to get from here to there. Smart phones and apps offer a wealth of information. Coord is a software developer that wants to connect you to more details and options about potential rides. Choose your adventure on the subway, bus or a bike. Will you walk or take a car? Perhaps, the best route is a combination of multiple modes of transportation. The company works with cities, transit agencies, and […]

  • Man with walker fatally struck by E train after falling onto tracks in Queens

    QUEENS — A man with a walker died after being struck by a train in Queens Tuesday night, officials said. The 58-year-old man slipped and fell at the Roosevelt Avenue stop around 6:30 p.m., an MTA spokesperson said. He was hit by a Manhattan-bound E train and rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Video from the scene shows firefighters remove a walker from the tracks. The victim’s name has not been released. Police do not suspect any […]

  • Riders and neighbors talk to MTA NYC Transit President at town hall

    Andy Byford took the train to a transit town hall in Park Slope. He’s a regular rider. He’s also the MTA NYC Transit President (on the job since January 16, 2018). Riders and neighbors gathered in the auditorium of John Jay Educational Complex Tuesday night for a question and answer session with the transit chief. Topics included subway and bus service and accessibility. He and his staff took notes as people spoke from the microphone. Many asked the agency to take […]