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 »

March 27, 2015

Rockaway Taco Chef Splits Off to Open New Taco Joint Nearby

Andrew Field has been the chef of Rockaway Taco since it opened in 2007. 

The Rockaways »

March 26, 2015

Artists as Young as 14 to Debut at Beachside Queens Gallery

The Young Emerging Artists show kicks off March 28 with a Black Rabbit concert.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

March 25, 2015

Burger Chain Checkers Opens Outpost in Corona

The Valencia family owns more than 20 stores in New York and Florida.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

March 24, 2015

City Unveils Plans for Longest Select Bus Route in Queens

The route will free up lanes for buses that travel on Cross Bay and Woodhaven boulevards. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

March 24, 2015

Singas Famous Pizza Shutters Elmhurst Outpost After Nearly 50 years

Singas Pizza shuttered last week after nearly 50 years in neighborhood.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

March 24, 2015

Advocates Not Given Enough Time to Weigh Zoning Reform Plan, They Say

The city proposal aims to make it easier for developers to build affordable units, the plan says.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

March 24, 2015

Man Beats 83-Year-Old Wife With Hammer Inside Elmhurst Hospital, Police Say

The man told police he didn't want to see his wife, who has dementia, suffer through surgery.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

March 23, 2015

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Gearing Up for More Bike Rentals

The city is looking for a vendor to run a new bike rental kiosk in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.