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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
  • Firefighter in serious condition after firetruck crash in Brooklyn

    BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — The driver of a firetruck is in serious condition after a crash in Brooklyn. Several other firefighters were injured in the crash at East New York Avenue and St. Marks Avenue. No civilians were injured in the crash. The firetruck was headed down East New York Avenue around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday when it slammed into a row of parked cars and sent a few of them flying. It’s not yet clear what caused the crash.  

  • New York’s pizza isn’t as good as Boston’s and locals say travel website’s review is wrong

    Pizza is powerful. New Yorkers may debate the exact location of the best slice in the city. But they will almost certainly agree that the best slice of pizza is in the city of New York. Somewhere. Maybe it’s the New York water, the family and neighborhood traditions, or the love that goes into the process. TripAdvisor published a news release that detailed data from “millions” of recent posts and reviews to the travel website. It says the best pizzeria […]

  • Nearly 1400 NYC bus shelters abruptly close for week-long emergency inspections

    NEW YORK — Commuters across NYC expressed frustration after nearly 1,400 bus shelters unexpectedly closed for emergency inspections. Yellow caution tape wrapped around the shelters with signs reading: “The bus shelter has been closed to complete a safety inspection. Please do not stand in the bus shelter.” “When I was approaching it I thought it was a crime scene,” a bus commuter in Queens said told PIX11 News. “I mean there’s caution tape, but a lot of it you can […]

  • Subway riders deal with detours and shuttle buses during overnight and weekend work

    It’s the transit system that runs 24 hours a day. Most of the time. A record number of repair and improvement projects are in motion and in the works along the MTA New York City Transit System. Two busy lines have major service changes throughout October and November. 7 Train and L Train riders are dealing with detours and shuttle buses. L train riders will find  weeknight closures beginning at 10:45 p.m. through the end of November. Look up specific […]

  • Sections of 7 train and L train closed for repairs this weekend

    NEW YORK — Your weekend plans need to include a check of the transit service alerts. The 7 train will not be running in Manhattan this weekend. It will service Flushing to Queensboro Plaza. Some local stops will be skipped Flushing-bound. Compete detour information is here. MTA NYC Transit is wrapping up the final stages of technology upgrades to the tracks in the next few months. It will allow more trains to run. Visitors to Comic Con at the Javits […]

  • Delays continue day after minor train derailment at Penn Station

    Commuters are on the move at Penn Station. Some delays on New Jersey Transit were reported during the day and there have been a few trains cancelled. NJ Transit says it possible that the train was to blame for a derailment Thursday evening. The agency reports that the wheels from one car came off the track as a train headed into the tunnel to New Jersey. The Federal Railroad Administration is assisting in the investigation. On Friday afternoon, New Jersey […]

  • Where are the new subway cars?

    Subway cars are crowded and old. When MTA NYC Transit’s “Nostalgia Train” pulls into the station no one seems to mind. The agency runs the 4-car train that dates back to 1917 for special occasions. It ran express on Wednesday night from Grand Central to Yankee Stadium for the wild-card game. About 6,400 cars are in the current fleet at MTA NYC Transit. The age range goes as far back as the 1960s. Older cars are in use every day. […]

  • Passengers evacuated after fire erupts aboard plane at JFK

    QUEENS, N.Y. — A fire erupted on a Delta plane at JFK Airport, FDNY said Monday. The plane, which was headed to Accra in Ghana, was occupied at the time, officials said. According to a statement from Delta, Delta flight 420 aborted takeoff following an airspeed warning indication. While the plane was taxiing back to the gate, the was an indication that the brakes overheated, Delta officials said. Port Authority Police Officers, airport crews and fire officials responded to the […]

  • Neighbors and commuters sound off about major project for the BQE and Brooklyn Promenade

    It’s a project that includes traffic detours, noise, air quality, and construction staging. Neighbors and commuters attended the first of many community question and answer sessions about the possible replacement forthe Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and Brooklyn Promenade. The NYC Department of Transportation moved Thursday’s forum in Downtown Brooklyn to a larger auditorium. Crowds filled the facility to see the presentation and talk to officials. Many neighbors asked the city to look at building a temporary roadway closer to Furman Street and […]

  • Transit officials and riders review Subway Action Plan and Future Improvements

    How’s your commute? Riders are asking questions of transit officials as the MTA NYC Transit President goes on a transit tour. Andy Byford has been holding community forums to discuss the improvement plan known as “Fast Forward.” That focuses on modernizing the subway system’s signals, purchasing more trains, redesigning the bus network, making the system more accessible, and empowering transit workers by changing the corporate culture. Final cost estimates are being reviewed and board members will be briefed first. The […]