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
  • Sign of the times on the subway exhibit opens at Grand Central

    MANHATTAN — Information is essential as commuters move around the region. Signs have evolved in the century of mass transit around New York City from a time when separate companies controlled separate lines. An exhibit has opened at New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex at Grand Central that focus on “Changing times, Changing signs” in the transit system. It looks at the history of the system over the past 115 years as told through the methods of communication. Pictures, maps, […]

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez meets with neighbors along the 7 train

    QUEENS — There’s always something to see at Corona Plaza. The 7 train station at 103rd Street and Roosevelt has nearly 20,000 weekday riders. Among the commuters on Monday evening was Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York’s 14th District). Representatives are on a recess until September. They use the time to work in their district offices. Ocasio-Cortez plans to focus on connecting with residents. She also looked back on her first 6 months in Congress representing parts of portions of north-central […]

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    Courtyard battle heats up at apartment complex in Brooklyn

    Since 1890, the courtyard at the Riverside Apartments off Joralemon Street and Columbia Place in Brooklyn Heights has been a special place. It has changed over the years. In fact, part of the complex was torn down when the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway moved in right next door. A previous owner paved over a portion of the park in the neighborhood known as Willowtown. For the past 10 years, neighbors and the current landlord have been arguing in court and before city […]

  • Manhattan will get new beach front park

    MANHATTAN — A river view used to be as close as you were going to get to the water in Manhattan but that will be changing in the spring of 2022. when a new area opens along the Hudson River Park on Manhattan’s west side. It’s called the Gansevoort Peninsula and it will be created as part of an infill project at the park near the end of West 12th Street. It will feature sand and shore. Read about the […]

  • MTA approves reorganization plan that may cut up to 2,700 jobs, save the agency up to $530 million a year

    NEW YORK — The MTA, facing a massive financial deficit, approved a reorganization plan Wednesday that may cut thousands of jobs. The transformation plan, created with the help of an outside consultant hired to review the agency’s corporate structure, includes consolidating some operations and reorganizing some departments. About 1,900 – 2,700 positions could be eliminated, but MTA management says most of those will be covered by retirements or not filling vacancies. There will be at least one new hire: a […]

  • Transit workers’ union calls for increased patrols in subway system

    The ride has been rough around New York City. Software glitches, weather and power problems have created detours and mechanical issues. Transit workers are reporting additional instances of attacks. Transport Workers Union Local 100 says in the past two days four train conductors were spat upon. “This is disgusting, vile behavior and we are sick and tired of it. The MTA and the city have to do everything in their power to stop it. We want to see people arrested […]

  • Subway meltdown: Service resumes after hour-plus suspension of most numbered lines, Shuttle because of computer failure

    MANHATTAN — A large portion of the New York City subway system was finally returning to normal service Friday evening after screeching to a halt during the rush hour when six subway lines were suspended for over an hour and multiple trains were stopped between stations. .@NYCTSubway Following a prior service disruption, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and S, Grand Central Shuttle train service has resumed in both directions. Expect residual delays. Multilingual and ASL Link: — […]

  • NYC Mayor declares state of local emergency in advance of heat wave

    MANHATTAN — Things are heating up in the city beginning Friday at 9 a.m. Mayor de Blasio has issued a state if local emergency. It directs office buildings larger than 100 feet to set thermostats at 78 degrees. It does not apply to residential area last or first floor retail spaces. City buildings have adjusted their thermometers. It’s designed to help reduce the strain on the electric grid. Utility crews have warned of possible issues and ConEd has dealt with […]

  • Excessive heat warning goes into effect Friday at noon as temps set to feel like 110 this weekend

    NEW YORK — The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for the tri-state area as a dangerous and potentially deadly heat wave is expected this weekend. The warning is in effect from Friday at noon until 8 p.m. Sunday. Temperatures are expected to feel around 105 degrees on Friday and 110 degrees on Saturday. Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at-risk people who cannot stay cool. The excessive heat may quickly cause heat stress or […]

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    New community garden flourishes on West 127th Street in Harlem

    HARLEM — Vacant lots and abandoned properties cause problems in neighborhoods. Some neighbors and a non-profit group are changing the landscape of some locations in Harlem. Harlem Grown has opened its 12th location along 127th Street between Lenox and 5th Avenues. Tony Hillery founded the non-profit organization nine years ago and it has been working to build connections with schools and neighbors in Harlem through community gardens. Local elected officials attended the grand opening of Harlem Grown’s Juice Generation Impact […]

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