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
  • Will American Dream open on Friday?

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — You can follow the road signs to the American Dream along Route 3 in New Jersey. The first phase of the 3-million square foot mall and entertainment complex is scheduled to open Friday morning. is reporting that the state of New Jersey has not signed off on some final permits and the certificate of occupancy. More inspections could be conducted on Thursday and plans are moving ahead for tours. Ticket sales have already sold out. […]

  • Lower East Side will test new nightlife regulations

    LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — Have a good time in the city but remember some people are trying to sleep. City officials, business owners and neighbors announced a new approach to traffic, noise and garbage for a Lower East Side neighborhood that has a lot of late night establishments. “The world loves New York nightlife, but we also have to take care of the New Yorkers who live where others play,” said Mayor de Blasio. “We are creating cleaner, quieter […]

  • Flying car service looks to test vehicles in New Jersey

    JERSEY CITY — Transportation is always big news in the region, as it keeps everyone in motion. From subways to scooters, people are on the move. Are flying cars the next big thing? A company called Kitty Hawk confirms is looking at locations in the United states to test the “Flyer” and the company confirms that New Jersey is one of the options. Earlier this month on the grounds of the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City the Airboard 2.0 […]

  • 3 people found fatally shot in Harlem apartment fire: NYPD

    HARLEM, Manhattan  — Three people who each suffered a gunshot wound to the head died on Friday after being discovered by firefighters responding to a blaze in Harlem, according to police. The blaze broke out at a 12-unit complex on West 131st Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Fifth Avenue Friday afternoon, FDNY officials said. When officers first arrived at the building at 2:43 p.m., responding to a report of shots being fired, they discovered a 78-year-old man lying on the […]

  • NYC will see more bus lanes

    The city and MTA NYC Transit are working together on a number of transit issues, with buses the primary concern. PIX11 took a look at some of the changes.

  • New energy-efficient lighting brightens up Grand Central Terminal

    MIDTOWN, Manhattan — The sights and sounds of Grand Central Terminal are world famous. Nearly half a million people pass through the facility every day. When it was built in 1913, electric chandeliers were a symbol of the grand and innovative nature of the place. The fixtures will now shine brighter as the bulbs are replaced with LED lighting. George Monasterio is the director of Grand Central Terminal. He has been there for more than a decade, including serving as […]

  • Old-fashioned trolley offers haunted tours of Brooklyn

    BROOKLYN — Nothing could be better for spooky season than a creepy tour through Brooklyn. Madame Morbid’s Trolley Tours specializes in ghost stories and dark history. During the tour, you can visit locations of unmarked graves and infamous sights in different Brooklyn neighborhoods like DUMBO, Park Slope and Prospect Park. The trolley is decked out in leather seats with chandeliers and decorations to give you spooky feeling. PIX11 was there to try it out. Click here to book a tour […]

  • Hometown of The Addams Family celebrates new animated film

    Morticia and Gomez Addams are household names. The family of characters has been on television and in the movies for decades. They’re familiar to neighbors in Westfield, New Jersey because they were created by Charles Addams, a town resident in 1938. On Thursday evening, residents celebrated the premier of the new animated version of the story. Addams based many of the storylines on the people and places that he knew around Westfield. The Addams family was originally featured as a […]

  • Times Square Alliance invites Alec Baldwin to visit

    Millions of visitors go to the place known as “The Crossroads of the World” every year. The Times Square Alliance is rolling out the red carpet for Alec Baldwin. The group has produced a video invitation for him to visit the area.  It was issued Wednesday after the actor and his family, who live in New York City, made news with their own tourist experience on Sunday. Baldwin posted on his Instagram account after purchasing tickets for the Statue of Liberty. […]

  • Neighbors call for more protective netting on elevated transit structures

    The MTA has said it wants to install more netting after pieces of debris fell from the elevated tracks this summer. PIX11 News visited 61st Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside, Queens. Netting was installed after two incidents in the area along the 7 train. Garbage and pieces of trash were visible from the street level in the nets. Three other locations in the system were also equipped as part of an initial test. The next capital plan includes $350 […]

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