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.

 

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December 17, 2014

Sing Holiday Tunes From Around the World at Annual Jackson Heights Caroling

The singing starts in front of Cassidy's Ale House on 31st Avenue on Saturday.

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December 17, 2014

Good Samaritan Chases Down Serial Pickpocket Who Targeted 76 Year-Old Woman

James Green did years in state prison for burglary and grand larceny charges.

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December 16, 2014

Former Monk and Sandwich-Maker Opens Bhutanese Restaurant in Queens

The owner says Bhutanese Ema Datsi is the first Bhutanese restaurant in New York.

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December 16, 2014

Welcome to 'NoCo,' the Corona Blocks With Luxury Apartments

A new apartment building claims locals "affectionately" call the area "NoCo."

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December 12, 2014

Local Vendors and Live Music Heat Up Winter at Queens Museum Festival

The festival features local artisans and musicians.

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December 12, 2014

Cheery Playroom Unveiled at Elmhurst Hospital's Pediatric Department

The space is meant to calm younger patients and help them interact with one another.

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December 10, 2014

Queens is Top Tourist Destination in the US, Travel Guide Says

Lonely Planet named Queens its top pick in its 2015 guide to the United States. 

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December 10, 2014

Fire Tears Through Four Storefronts in Woodside, Officials Say

Flames erupted at 38-05 69th St. in Woodside Wednesday morning, officials said.