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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
  • Netflix show about ‘Tidying Up’ may be adding to donations and business in NYC

    There isn’t alot of space in most New York City apartments. But there might be a lot of clutter. The popularity of “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” a new show on Netflix, may be increasing donations and interest in re-sell businesses. Marie Kondo is also the author of a book that encourages people to only hold onto items that create joy. At Beacon’s Closet on W 13th Street, some shoppers have again mentioned the Kondo effect. The stores in Brooklyn […]

  • Artboat to set sail on East River this spring

    Street artists are creating a floating canvas that will cruise around the East River this spring. The exterior and interior of the vessel are being transformed by some well known artists including Lexi Bella, HEKTAD, Key Detail, Reggie Warlock, Lucky and Owley. John Carr, who is known as JCBKNYC, is curating the experience. PIX11 News has profiled his work on the 100 Gates project that brings murals to neighborhoods across the city. You can catch the wave beginning in March. […]

  • MTA board reviews new recommendations for L train tunnel

    NEW YORK — For nearly three hours in an emergency meeting, MTA Board members questioned and discussed the new plans for work on the tunnel that carries the L train between Manhattan and Brooklyn. The board plans to bring on an independent evaluator who will report to board members. The project is now being overseen by MTA Capital Construction. There was no vote or action planned at the meeting. Ultimately, board members are responsible for and vote on contract changes […]

  • It’s Showtime NYC at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Suit up and warm up. It’s Showtime NYC at the museum. Dancers with the well-known group are performing monthly at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Perhaps you know them from street performances or appearances around the transit system. Now they’re wearing pieces of armor and telling a story through movement. It’s part of the museum’s “Met Live Arts” series. It is described as the world of hip-hop dance culture colliding with the bygone age of chivalry when freestyle dancers meet knights […]

  • Businesses look for customers and help during major utility work along 9th Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen

    The burgers and their delicious toppings are competing for the attention of neighbors and visitors to Hell’s Kitchen. Utility work on water mains and pipes along 9th Avenue has been going on for months and business owners say their sales are down 30 percent. Construction projects and road work sites can be found around the boroughs. Etai Cinader created and started the restaurant called “Kings of Kobe” nearly two years ago at 790 9th Avenue near the corner of W […]

  • City officials conduct subway survey as structure of the MTA is discussed

    On your mark. Get set. Go home. Or swipe to the subway. It takes a lot to stop riders on their way. City officials want to know some of the specifics about your ride. The NYC Council Speaker who is also the Acting Public Advocate is conducting a subway survey this week in all 5 boroughs. Staff and some council members have greeted riders with Corey Johnson. The survey can also be filled out on-line at this link: http://public-advocate-transit-survey.us-east-1.elasticbeanstalk.com/ The […]

  • New L train repair and closure plan is being reviewed by MTA

    NEW YORK — A full shutdown of the L train between Brooklyn and Manhattan has been canceled. Details are being finalized by MTA officials. MTA NYC Transit President Andy Byford says he and staff members are doing “due diligence” to review the recommendations this week. The 15-month closure was set to begin in April in order to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. At a media briefing Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement at his midtown office with […]

  • Nathan’s Famous location in Bay Ridge to close Sunday

    BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn — The hot dogs are famous at Nathan’s. But some diners are sitting down for a serving of nostalgia at the chain’s location in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. The company announced the restaurant along 86th Street at 7th Avenue in Bay Ridge will be closing in Jan. 6. It has been open for more than 40 years. A Brooklyn developer offered to buy the lot. It is zoned for commercial use. PIX11 New Reporter Greg Mocker has more […]

  • MetroCards become art before being phased out

    Every swipe has a story. MetroCards connect commuters to their commute. Sometimes, the ride is frustrating. Juan Carlos Pinto finds art in it. The Brooklyn artist has been creating portraits from discarded cards since he moved to NYC in the early 2000s. It began after he noticed them on the station floor. PIX11 News Reporter Greg Mocker visited his new studio in Brooklyn along Coney Island Avenue. They talked about MetroCards and New York. In the spring of 2019, the MTA […]

  • Check out one of the major chokepoints for Penn Station train traffic

    KEARNY, NJ — Mention the Portal Bridge and you’ll hear some comments from commuters. Trains traveling to and from Penn Station in New York and along the Northeast Corridor from Boston to Washington, D.C. have to pass over the structure. The 108-year-old swing bridge over the Hackensack River near the Secaucus Train Station also opens to allow barges and boats. It doesn’t always close correctly. Amtrak has crews stationed at the structure and some work has already started to build […]