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 »

August 29, 2014

Video Shows Suspect Running from Scene of Daytime Killing, Police Say

Police released surveillance video from the Aug. 22 attack on Broadway.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

August 29, 2014

MAP: Here's How Far Willets Point Redevelopment Projects Have Progressed

The renovation of the Iron Triangle is just one of the projects planned for Corona and Flushing.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

August 29, 2014

Fake Cabbie Arrested After Attacking Mom and 3 Kids, Police Say

Pedro Vargas, 46, is charged with assault in the violent Elmhurst attack, police said.

Harlem »

August 29, 2014

FDNY Commish Orders Massive Cleanup, Training Changes as MRSA Cases Rise

More than 20 probies have been pulled from training after showing signs of the bacteria.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

August 28, 2014

Share Your Life Story at Jackson Heights Writing Workshop

The classes begin Sept. 9 and are held at the teacher's apartment

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

August 28, 2014

Building With 144 New Pre-K Seats Unfinished Days Before School Starts

The annex at the Garden School on Northern Boulevard is still being built out. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

August 28, 2014

VIDEO: Man Tosses Kids to Ground After Trying to Sexually Assault Their Mom

The suspect posed as a cab driver before attacking a 26-year-old mom and her three kids, police said.

Flushing & Whitestone »

August 27, 2014

10-Year-Old Piano Prodigy to Peform at Flushing Town Hall

The Bejing-born Huang Tiange, who now lives in Brooklyn, made his debut at age 5.