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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.

 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

August 31, 2015

East Elmhurst Wine Shop Plans Tapas Bar Across the Street

The owners of Addictive Boutique Winery will open a tapas bar on 87th Street near Northern Boulevard.

The Rockaways »

August 31, 2015

16-Year-Old Boy Seriously Hurt in Far Rockaway Shooting, Police Say

The victim was shot on Seagirt Boulevard near Beach 26th Street, police said.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

August 31, 2015

TSA Screener Sexually Abused LGA Passenger During Fake Search, DA Says

The screener told the 21-year-old victim he had to search her in a bathroom, according to the DA. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

August 31, 2015

Elmhurst Man Who Stabbed Wife to Death Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison: DA

Luis Paguay tried to make the murder look like a suicide by writing a fake note, police said.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

August 31, 2015

PHOTOS: Boutique With Queens-Themed Goods Opens in Jackson Heights

The boutique on 37th Avenue sells home goods, children's items and more. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

August 26, 2015

City Launching $47M Clean-Up To End Rotten Egg Smell Near LaGuardia

Nearly 17 acres of stinky sludge beneath Flushing Bay will be dredged to remove odor.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

August 25, 2015

Shots Fired on Street with Violent History as Police Search for Victim

At least five shots were fired on 90th Street Sunday night, police said. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

August 25, 2015

'In Jackson Heights' Makes New York Premiere in October

The film was shot in 2014 throughout Jackson Heights.