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 »

July 23, 2014

Homeless Shelter Residents Bused to the Movies Ahead of Protest

Residents were sent to watch "How to Train Your Dragon 2" as 550 people protested Pan Am shelter.

The Rockaways »

July 23, 2014

INTERACTIVE MAP: See Where Rockaway's Boardwalk Wood Went After Sandy

The decades-old boardwalk was made from valuable tropical hardwoods that have been repurposed.

The Rockaways »

July 23, 2014

Rockaway Ferry Service Stopping for Good This Fall Despite Activist Efforts

The move came as activists put an ad in an Italian newspaper chiding Mayor de Blasio.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

July 22, 2014

Legislation Would Let You Pay for Bike Commute with Pre-Tax Cash

The proposed legislation could also help bring Citi Bike to Queens, according to a congressman.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

July 18, 2014

Woman Fights Off Rapist Who Followed Her Home, Police Say

The suspect allegedly followed the victim into her apartment building in Queens.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

July 18, 2014

East Elmhurst, Rockaway Homeless Shelters Pop Up Without Notice: Officials

DHS shot back, criticizing pols who "choose to distort the facts" as number of homeless families swells.

Astoria & Long Island City »

July 17, 2014

Police Release Sketch of Suspect In Deadly Roosevelt Avenue Attack

The suspect allegedly punched Robert Martires in the head.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

July 16, 2014

Massive Street Cleaning Project Coming to Corona and Jackson Heights

The cleanup efforts also include funding for neighborhood plazas in Corona and Jackson Heights