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 28, 2014

Moser Bulova Park Will Get New Playground Equipment and Spray Showers

The park on 25th Avenue got a nearly $1 million boost from a local councilman.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

July 28, 2014

Real Estate Costs Continue to Rise in Jackson Heights, Records Show

The information from the city's Department of Finance was analyzed by a local broker.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

July 28, 2014

'Serial Pickpocket' Arrested for Stealing from Women With Strollers

The suspect allegedly stole from six different victims, mostly women.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

July 28, 2014

Planned Business Improvement District Loses Support of Major Advocacy Group

Make the Road New York said it agrees with many aspects of the BID, but won't support it. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

July 25, 2014

Navy Vet Tries to Make Chinese Takeout 'Cool' in Jackson Heights

Chefs from Saw Shack have worked at restaurants around the city, including Zen Palate. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

July 25, 2014

7-Day Notice Mandated for New Homeless Shelters in Policy Overhaul

The new protocol is one of many changes, according to an internal memo obtained by DNAinfo.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

July 25, 2014

Make a Shelter from Chopsticks and Tinfoil at Science Museum Design Lab

The Design Lab is made up of five spaces that let kids create and build their own pieces of art

The Rockaways »

July 24, 2014

Rockaway Writer and Artist Team Up for Kids Book About Famed Whale Statue

Whalemina was in Rockaway for nearly two decades before being destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.