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 »

October 17, 2014

Street Renamed for Police Officer Who Died from 9/11-Related Cancer

Police Officer Robert Ehmer spent 20 years with the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst. 

Bay Ridge & Bensonhurst »

October 17, 2014

100-Year-Old Math Teacher Still Going Strong at Brooklyn Elementary School

Madeline Scotto, 100, has been teaching at St. Ephrem's in Dyker Heights since 1954.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

October 16, 2014

Left Turn Lanes and Better Crosswalks Coming to Dangerous Span of Broadway

The crash-prone stretch of Broadway between 75th Street and Queens Boulevard will get a safety upgrade.

Ditmas Park & Flatbush »

October 16, 2014

Principal Tried to Bar Blind Counselor's Seeing Eye Dog, Complaint Says

Tami Hernandez-Rosenberg was given extra work and told she couldn't have her guide dog, she said.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

October 15, 2014

Brainstorm About the Future of Diversity Plaza in 'Visioning Session'

Residents can discuss plans for the former street at a meeting Saturday.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

October 14, 2014

Go on a Scavenger Hunt in Flushing Meadows Park to Celebrate World's Fair

The party ends the months-long celebration of the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

October 14, 2014

Jackson Heights Food Court Closed for Mice, Roaches

The owner of the food court in Diversity Plaza said he's been inspected by the state in the past.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

October 14, 2014

14-Year-Old Girl Backs Off Claim of Sex Attack on Way to School, Police Say

An eighth grader initially said she was was groped on her way to I.S. 5 Tuesday, officials said.