Katie Honan

Reporter/Producer @katie_honan khonan@dnainfo.com

Katie Honan is a reporter/producer covering Jackson Heights, Elmhurst and Corona in Queens.

She comes to DNAinfo.com from WNBC/Channel 4, where she was the station's first social media editor and also worked as a web editor.

While at NBC, she was part of a team that won an Emmy for best breaking news coverage for reporting during the Empire State Building shooting.

She has a B.S. in film and television production from St. John's University, and a master's degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

Before attending journalism school, Katie worked on movie and TV sets, holding nearly every job with the word "assistant" in the title. Her favorite work was in the locations department, where she was paid to snoop around strangers' homes and businesses around New York City.

A lifelong Queens resident, Katie grew up in Rockaway Park and lives in Woodside.

Fun fact: She and two friends won $1,300 on Cash Cab.

 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 24, 2014

Corona School Has Longest Kindergarten Waitlist in NYC

It's the second year in a row for P.S. 307, which was built in 2008 to help alleviate overcrowding.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 24, 2014

Fire-Damaged Bruson Building Doesn't Have to Be Torn Down, Officials Say

The building is secure despite a heavily-burned roof and back wall, the Department of Buildings said.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 24, 2014

Borough-Wide Festival Encourages Locals to Write

The event, organized by the Newtown Literary Alliance, will take place at locations in Queens

The Rockaways »

April 23, 2014

Department of Investigation, DA Eyeing Response to Fatal Far Rockaway Fire

Ambulances did not arrive until more than 20 minutes after the fire was first reported. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 23, 2014

Massive Jackson Heights Fire Not Suspicious, Source Says

Several small businesses and restaurants were affected by the blaze Monday evening.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 22, 2014

New York State Pavilion Named 'National Treasure' by Restoration Group

The announcement was made on the 50th anniversary of the fair's opening. 

The Rockaways »

April 22, 2014

Construction Begins on First Phase of Rockaway Boardwalk Rebuild

The project began Monday with the removal of some of the concrete pilings. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 22, 2014

World's Fair 50th Anniversary Features Pavilion Tour, Warhol Exhibit

The New York State Pavilion will be open to the public for a few hours, among other events.