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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
  • Public housing residents without gas say ‘NYCHA can’t take the thanks out of Thanksgiving’

    GRAVESEND, Brooklyn — Across the city, thousands of New York City Housing Authority residents had to overcome one big obstacle if they planned to cook a Thanksgiving meal in their homes: there was no gas. NYCHA listed 36 buildings across the five boroughs without gas for the holiday.  But residents at one Brooklyn building were determined not to let it ruin their Thanksgiving. Margie Simmons was ready to invite everyone into her home this Thanksgiving. “Whoever’s hungry, feel free to […]

  • Thanksgiving travel in full swing across Tri-state area

    SECAUCUS, N.J. — More than 55 million people are expected to travel for Thanksgiving this year, the most since 2005. Many people hoping to beat the crowds by getting away Tuesday evening found that they weren’t the only ones with that idea. Some travelers couldn’t believe their eyes when they hit the road. Air 11 captured the bumper-to-bumper traffic out of the city as the holiday travelers merged with the evening rush creating gridlock on the roads. Hesham Attia is […]

  • Meet ‘Coach Gio’: Brooklyn coach living out American dream teaching hoops to melting pot of talent

    BENSONHURST, Brooklyn — Kids are learning basketball in Brooklyn from a man living out the American dream. PIX11 got to know the man they call “Coach Gio” and tell his unique story.

  • MLB looks to cut minor league teams; could impact Staten Island Yankees

    ST. GEORGE, Staten Island — For so many players in the majors, their first taste of professional baseball comes with a single-A affiliate in the minors on teams like the Brooklyn Cyclones or the Staten Island Yankees. Big leaguers Brett Gardner and Robinson Cano got their starts on Staten Island. “It’s a nice night out, with a great view and it’s a nice event,” said fan Rob Schneider who lives near the stadium in St. George. Right now there are […]

  • 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.

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