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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 »

May 22, 2015

Protesters With Signs Banished to 'Free Speech Zone' at De Blasio Event

Protesters were told to stand hundreds of feet away from Friday's unveiling of the Rockaway boardwalk.

The Rockaways »

May 22, 2015

MAP: Here's Where to Eat, Drink and Shop in Rockaway Beach This Summer

Check out the new bars, restaurants and shops in Rockaway this summer. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

May 21, 2015

Langston Hughes Library Wins $20K in Contest Honoring City's Best Branches

The Northern Boulevard library was one of five finalists in the annual contest.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

May 21, 2015

Crews Fill Massive Construction Holes Left for Weeks After Gas Fix

The holes on 80th Street in front of the Greystone apartments had been left unfilled since April.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

May 20, 2015

Filmmaker to Premiere Documentary on Iconic World's Fair Structures

Matthew Silva's film about the New York State Pavilion will be unveiled on Friday. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

May 19, 2015

Gaping Holes and Gas Smell Remain After National Grid Work, Residents Say

Crews haven't covered a gaping hole, according to Jackson Heights residents. 

Flushing & Whitestone »

May 19, 2015

Retired Police Beekeeper Rescues 40,000 Bees from Flushing Home

Tony Bees saved a large hive that had grown underneath a second-floor balcony.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

May 19, 2015

Pan Am Building Owner Owes $30K in Fire Safety Violations: Officials

The building's owner skipped an April 27 hearing about multiple safety violations, officials said.