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 »

September 17, 2014

You Can Vote on How to Spend $1 Million in Queens

The Participatory Budget program comes to Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras' office in September.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

September 17, 2014

New Parents Juggle Baby and Business at Jackson Heights Japanese Restaurant

Angela Juo and her husband Hom Wang opened Okawa on Sept. 12.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

September 17, 2014

Maker Faire is Coming Back, But Locals Want it Moved to Citi Field

Neighbors said the event wreaks havoc on traffic and dirties up local streets.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

September 16, 2014

Queens Moms Start ZUMBA Classes for Parents at Local Schools

Classes are held in schools after parents drop kids off in the morning and when they pick them up. 

The Rockaways »

September 15, 2014

4 Schools Still Without Fire Alarms After Hurricane Sandy Damage

Three schools in the city still have "fire watchers" in place of the alarms since the 2012 storm.

The Rockaways »

September 12, 2014

Pricey Beach Bathrooms Set to Be Installed After Delay of More Than a Year

The shacks were under 24-hour guard while they sat on Beach 104th Street.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

September 12, 2014

Man Arrested for Punching and Trying to Rape Woman in Elmhurst, Police Say

Jorge Chabla was charged with attempted rape, robbery and sex abuse, police said.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

September 11, 2014

Kids Can Ride in a Bike 'Rodeo' at Jackson Heights Street Fair

The Safer Greener Streets Fair will be held on Sept. 13 at Travers Park.