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 »

November 25, 2014

Man Shot by Masked Intruders in Jackson Heights Apartment, Police Say

The 32-year-old victim is in critical condition.

Harlem »

November 25, 2014

Fire Academy Grads Immortalize 'MRSA' Outbreak with T-Shirts

The superbug forced a massive scrubdown of the Randall's Island facility in August and September.

The Rockaways »

November 24, 2014

Marine Parkway Bridge Stuck for Hours in 'Up' Position

Traffic on the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge has been halted since 11:30 a.m.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

November 24, 2014

Dozens of Fish Wash Up in Flushing Meadows Park's Willow Lake

The Parks Department is investigating why the fish are dying.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

November 21, 2014

Police Looking for 5 Men Believed Responsible for Deliveryman Mugging

The 24-year-old victim was mugged while riding his bike on 100th St. in Corona on Halloween, NYPD said.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

November 21, 2014

Jackson Heights Orchestra's Season Opener Features Mozart and Tchaikovsky

The neighborhood orchestra begins its third season in December at the Community United Methodist Church.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

November 21, 2014

Thief Trailed 88-Year-Old Man for 10 Miles From Casino Before Mugging Him

The suspect was arrested Nov. 7. Police said he first eyed the victim at Resorts World Casino.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

November 20, 2014

Meet 'The Obsessed Garbage Collecting Lady' of Elmhurst

Jen Mantovani details the garbage she picks up in her neighborhood on a blog.