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.


The Rockaways »

April 15, 2014

Thousands Mourn Police Officer Killed in Coney Island Fire

Dennis Guerra's funeral was held Monday at St. Rose of Lima Church in Rockaway Beach.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

April 14, 2014

Police Officer Killed in Coney Island Fire Mourned by Hundreds

Mourners included the family of Officer Rosa Rodriguez, who also responded to the Coney Island fire.

The Rockaways »

April 14, 2014

Beach-Inspired Fashion Boutique Truck Plans Rockaway Debut

Two friends have launched "The End of the A" to sell jewelry, clothing and other accessories.

Fresh Meadows & Jamaica Estates »

April 11, 2014

St. John's University Selects First Lay President in History

The Queens-based school selected a provost from Miami University in Ohio as its new president. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 11, 2014

Bike Rack Coming to Elmhurst's Terraza 7

The rack is close to the 82nd Street 7 train station. 

The Rockaways »

April 11, 2014

Funeral Mass Planned for NYPD Officer Who Died After Arson Fire

Police Officer Dennis Guerra, 38, will be laid to rest on Monday. 

Coney Island & Brighton Beach »

April 10, 2014

NYPD Overhauls Fire Protocol and May Train With FDNY After Officer Dies

The police department didn't have any rules in place for that specific emergency situation.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 10, 2014

Polling Places Restored in Jackson Heights After Voter Complaints

The locations were removed two years ago after officials found they weren't ADA compliant.