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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
  • More than 200 million people are under watches, warnings as heat wave begins to reach peak temperatures

    Peak temperatures from a potentially deadly heat wave are expected to begin Friday, and major US cities are taking special measures to prepare — with New York City declaring an emergency. Over the next few days, more than 85% of the lower 48’s population will see temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, CNN meteorologist Dave Hennen said, and more than half will see temperatures higher than 95 degrees. About 200 million people were under a excessive heat watch or warning or […]

  • Mets celebrate their most famous fan on ‘Seinfeld Night’ at Citi Field

    QUEENS — Worlds colliding at Citi Field Friday night as fans of the TV show “Seinfeld” and the Mets double dipping on their fandom. Jerry himself threw out the first pitch and captivated the fans like a red dot on a cashmere sweater. “’Seinfeld’ is the best and the Mets are the best and that’s all I’m going to say,” said Paula Hunt wearing a Vandelay Industries shirt to the game. Hunt and her family lined up outside Citi Field […]

  • Yankees help child with special needs with adaptable bike gift

    THE BRONX — All this week, the New York Yankees have been making dreams come true around the city as part of the annual Hope Week. Today, the Yankees partnered with a local bike maker who is helping children with special needs experience an essential part of childhood by creating adaptable bikes. Kiko Mina was speechless as he entered Behind Bars in Brooklyn on Friday. Kiko was born with a right brain bigger than his left. As an infant, it […]

  • Koepka steals the show from Woods in opening round of PGA at Bethpage

    LONG ISLAND — Golf fans flocked to Long Island for the opening round of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Thursday, many of them hoping to get a glimpse of Tiger Woods after his win at the Masters. But it was another golfer in the group that ended up stealing the show. There’s no denying the “Tiger effect” on fans at the golf course. When Woods is on a hole, there are thousands of people lining the fairways and tee boxes. […]

  • Long Island Islanders fans fight for playoff games to be at Coliseum

    The New York Islanders haven’t had home ice in the playoffs since 1988. So when the team made an unexpected playoff run this season, some fans on the island were worried all the games would be in Brooklyn. “The hassle of commuting down there, picking up everybody I go with, and then getting in there it’s just ridiculous,” said season ticket holder Alex Klein. Klein is still a season ticket holder, but he doesn’t go to the games at Barclays […]

  • Former trick shot champion uses pool to help those in need

    April is Autism Awareness Month and a group of pool players is using the game they love to help those in need. Among them a former trick shot champion turned public school teacher who knows his angels inside and out. By day, Andy Segal teaches math at Forest Hills High School in Queens. By night he teaches lessons on the pool table. “I teach geometry so every once in a while I’ll throw in pool as an example,” Segal said. […]

  • What’s on the Citi Field menu?

    JwTfN9uo” code=”Y3OGZoaDE6Pfi-g2pDvZ2hadGuK8IOpH”] QUEENS — It’s a new season for the Mets, and that also means a new selection of food baseball fans can try while watching a game at Citi Field. Citi Field senior executive chef Patrick Schaeffer gives PIX11 a preview of some their newest foodie favorites. This year’s food lineup includes Emmy Squared, sandwiches from Mama’s of Corona and the classic filet mignon sandwich from Pat LaFrieda’s.

  • NCAA March Madness 2019: best bets and bracket tips

    Need help filling out your bracket? Join PIX11’s Joe Mauceri and Jason Logan of Covers.com as they pick NCAA tournament games. From St. John’s & Syracuse to Duke & North Carolina, the guys have got you covered.

  • Teenage girl from Queens catching the attention of Major League Baseball with her skills

    Forget “A League of Their Own”, Olivia Pichardo is perfectly comfortable playing with the boys. The Queens native is catching the attention of Major League Baseball and striking out the competition. Pichardo’s parents put a ball in her hand the minute she started walking at 8 months old. By 4 or 5 she started playing baseball with her dad. “We played at home,” father Max Pichardo said. “The first bat was the Spider-Man bat, the plastic one. So she would […]

  • Former Yankee & Grammy-nominated artist Bernie Williams spreads the joy of music

    NEW YORK — Former Yankee Bernie Williams traded in his baseball bat for a jazz guitar after he retired. Now a Grammy-nominated artist, Williams is sharing the importance of art in education. They may not be the lights of Yankee Stadium, but Williams says there are plenty of similarities between playing sports and playing music. “The amount of pressure, the discipline and the commitment, the body of work and the work ethic that you need to have, all these things that […]

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