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Joe Mauceri is a New Yorker and Emmy-nominated reporter for PIX11 News.

While at News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn, Joe covered major stories like Hurricane Sandy and the murder of Leiby Kletzky a young Hasidic boy who was kidnapped while walking home from school for the first time.

Joe has received awards from the Associated Press, the Radio and Television News Directors Association, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Joe grew up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and went to Regis High School before heading north to Syracuse University where he got his degree in Broadcast Journalism.

He started his career at WWAY, an ABC affiliate in Wilmington, N.C. tracking down corrupt politicians and backwards sheriff’s departments.

In his free time Joe enjoys playing sports, working out, and finding the hidden gems of New York.

Don’t hesitate to contact him with a story idea, comment, or concern.

Recent Articles
  • Community rallies around Brooklyn laundromat owner after landlord kicks him out

    A community is rallying around a local laundromat owner tonight. They say the landlord kicked him out without giving him a chance to clean out his equipment. Now hundreds of thousands of dollars are locked inside with his customers clothes. “Let Mr. Edwards in! It’s a good idea. Let him in,” neighbors yelled from their cars as they passed Island Bubbles Laundromat Wednesday. For almost 13 years, Bruce Edwards ran the Crown Heights laundromat. At first, he owned the building, […]

  • Council bill could legalize some basement apartments in NYC

    More than 100,000 families in New York City are believed to be living in illegal basement apartments. Now a new bill is trying to change that, by helping home owners bring their units up to code. Back in 2016, the city rezoned East New York to make way for more affordable housing and community amenities. So far, Neville Thorne, who’s lived in the neighborhood for almost 30 years, says he loves what he’s seen. “East New York was all broken […]

  • NYC lawmaker proposes getting rid of public advocate position to save money

    Public Advocate Letitia James won the race for attorney general on Election Day and now a group of City Council Members want to axe her current position when she leaves. “Now’s the opportunity for New Yorkers and the chance to actually have this conversation,” said City Councilman Kalman Yeger. “Will anybody notice if this office is gone? And I say no.” When James leaves to become attorney general in January, the public advocate position will be vacant. Yeger, whose bill […]

  • Tracy Morgan emotionally accepts gold key to Brooklyn

    BROOKLYN – Comedian Tracy Morgan was honored with a foot-long key to his hometown of Brooklyn on Friday. The Emmy-nominated actor held back tears as he accepted the award. “I don’t even know what to say man,” Morgan said. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams rewarded the “30 Rock” star for his contributions to the community. This includes his assistance with rebuilding local parks and basketball courts. “They can not only bounce a basketball on the court, but they can wear […]

  • Could chaos at the polls finally improve NY voting situation?

    NEW YORK — With jammed scanners and long lines, it was a nightmare at the polls as some voters struggled to make sure their vote counted during Tuesday’s election. Today, elected officials gathering to call for voting reform outside the Board of Elections Brooklyn Headquarters. “We’re still using antiquated methods,” Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said holding up a VHS and cassette tape. Adams visited more than a dozen polling locations on Tuesday. His office receiving complaint after complaint of […]

  • What New Yorkers need to know about their ballots for Election Day

    After a big turnout for the primary, the New York City Board of Elections has “Presidential election level staffing” for Tuesday’s midterm. If you want to make sure your vote counts, there are some things you need to know about this year’s ballot before you head to the polls. In addition to voting for candidates, New York City registered voters have some big measures on the back of this year‘s ballot. Campaign Finance Changes:  “This proposal would amend the City […]

  • Police search for individual accused of scrawling anti-Semitic messages on homes in Brooklyn Heights

    BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — Police are asking the public’s help identifying an individual accused of scrawling anti-Semitic messages on steps and garage doors of multiple homes in Brooklyn Heights. Police say the unidentified individual used chalk to deface homes with racial slurs and drawings of swastikas. “It’s stupidity and ignorance compounded by a certain baseline viciousness,” resident Bob Heelan said. Heelan says he’s never seen anything like it in the 40 years he’s lived on the Garden Place block. Neighbors say the […]

  • Domestic violence shelter welcomes pets in Brooklyn

    A new domestic violence shelter in Brooklyn is helping victims escape their abusers by welcoming pets. “Pets are part of the family,” said Jennifer White-Reid of the Urban Resources Institute. “You look at the images of families in Katrina and other emergencies and they’re clinging onto their loved ones, including their beloved pets.” So it shouldn’t come as a shock that almost half of all victims of domestic violence don’t leave their abuser if it means leaving a pet behind. […]

  • Thousands of Google employees leave work to protest treatment of women

    CHELSEA, Manhattan — From London to New York and everywhere in between, thousands of Google employees walked out of their offices around the world Thursday. The protest follows a New York Times report that revealed Google paid millions of dollars to top executives as exit packages after they were accused of sexual harassment. The company reportedly stayed quiet about the accusations. The report prompted many women at Google to share their own stories of inequality inside the company. “Just all […]

  • Swastikas, racial slurs deface Brooklyn Heights homes on Halloween Eve

    BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — It’s becoming far too common a site in New York City: swastikas. This time drawn on Brooklyn Heights homes on Halloween Eve. “It’s stupidity and ignorance compounded by a certain baseline viciousness,” resident Bob Heelan said. Heelan says he’s never seen anything like it in the 40 years he’s lived on the Garden Place block. Neighbors say the images were drawn in chalk in the middle of the night. By early morning homeowners had washed them away. […]