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
  • Yankee Stadium hosts sleep out for homeless youth

    THE BRONX — Thursday night, Yankee Stadium transformed into a beacon of hope for young people overcoming homelessness. Hundreds of executives coming together to raise money for a great cause by turning in their beds for sleeping bags and cardboard boxes. They don’t get much sleep, but Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman says that’s kind of the point. “If you get no sleep, which typically is the case, and you’re really horrific you just wonder how people can adjust, survive […]

  • NYCHA activating emergency heat response plan; 2,400+ units currently without heat or hot water

    HARLEM — As the coldest night of the season approached Tuesday, the heat and hot water at the Lincoln houses went out at about 10 a.m. Many residents wondered how they’d make it through the night. NYCHA vowed to bring on extra crews to deal with heating issues like this, and just a few hours before the coldest temperatures set in the heat and hot water came back on. But that didn’t stop some people from preparing for the worst. […]

  • VIDEO: Man shoves woman into subway car at Brooklyn train station

    BROOKLYN — Police have arrested a man caught on video pushing a woman into a train. They say he has a lengthy record of previous arrests for past crimes in on the subway. It was that lengthy record that helped police identify 28-year-old Isiah Thompson. The latest incident, happening Wednesday night on the Coney Island bound platform at the DeKalb Avenue station in Fort Greene. As soon as officers saw social media video of the incident they recognized Thompson from […]

  • Backlash continues against Brooklyn Halloween display

    A Brooklyn Halloween display remains extremely controversial. Protesters and community leaders remain in the area after a Halloween display that was up on a brooklyn window has people in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood outraged. They were of children hanging from a rope. “Why wasn’t there any other color figure there hanging, why just black figures, there were no cats, no spider webs, it’s concerning,” said 63-year old Melvin Vaughn, who moved from South Carolina to Bed-Sty when he was a child. […]

  • Nets begin season at home against Minnesota

    The Brooklyn Nets start the season at home against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Brooklyn went 42-40 overall in the 2018-19 season while going 23-18 at home. The Nets allowed opponents to score 112.3 points per game and shoot 45.6% from the field last season. Minnesota finished 36-46 overall with a 11-30 record on the road during the 2018-19 season. The Timberwolves averaged 112.5 points per game while allowing opponents to score 114.0 last season. The matchup Wednesday is the first meeting […]

  • New York Jets, LI community save Wyandach football yeam

    A Long Island youth football team was in trouble, until they got some help from the Jets and the local community.

  • Yankee fans enjoying the atmosphere in Minnesota for Game 3

    The Yankees traveled to Minnesota’s Target Field for Game 3 of the American League Division Series Monday. The Bronx Bombers’ fans, of course, came with them. PIX11 talked to some of them about their hopes for Monday’s game.

  • NY senator to introduce bill to allow college athletes to profit off their own likeness

    NEW YORK — For years, the National Collegiate Athletic Association has prevented college athletes from getting paid while they play for their schools.   But a scholarship may no longer be enough for the services of student athletes. California is leading the way with a new law that would allow athletes to profit while they play, and New York could be next.  Instead of drawing up X’s and O’s, Gov. Gavin Newsom is crossing the T’s and dotting the I’s on […]

  • Irving defends Durant as Nets camp begins in Sunset Park

    NEW YORK — Kyrie Irving won’t allow anyone to rush Kevin Durant back to the court this time. Irving said Friday that Durant wasn’t ready to play when he returned in the NBA Finals, where he was quickly injured again. Irving said his new teammate’s health wasn’t valued enough, and that won’t be the case now that they are together on the Brooklyn Nets. “We all know K was not ready to play in that environment. We all know that, […]

  • Youth football team’s coach fights to play at local field

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — In sports, there’s nothing like home field advantage. One New Jersey youth football team is looking for a new place to play after they were kicked off their field. They have to before they’re forced to sack the season. For years, Jermaine Woodward ran the Hudson County Gators, a Jersey City football program. His son, Jermaine Jr., loved the game. Teammates were like family. In 2015, Jermaine Jr. died after he was hit by a car […]

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