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 »

April 17, 2015

Community Board Blocks Proposal for Apartment on Historic District Roof

The proposal would build forty apartments in four stories on the roof on 37th Avenue. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 17, 2015

Thieves Break Through Brick Wall to Rob Salon but Leave Empty-Handed

The two men didn't end up taking anything from Ming City Hair Studio.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 16, 2015

Celebrate Spring at Flushing Meadows Cherry Blossom Festival

The 11th annual festival features entertainment around the cherry blossom grove. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 16, 2015

Ms. Colombia Stars in Video Series Focusing on City's Beloved Characters

The Jackson Heights legend is a mainstay across the city.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 16, 2015

Man Busted for Gun After Being too Drunk to Get Into Pool Hall: NYPD

Robin Velez, 25, was carrying .45-caliber gun and two rounds in his pocket, police said.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 15, 2015

Man Exposed Himself on 7 Train During Morning Rush: NYPD

The suspect, in his 60s, exposed himself to a victim before Junction Boulevard. 

Flushing & Whitestone »

April 15, 2015

Uniqlo to Open First Queens Shop in Flushing

Uniqlo will open its first store in the borough in a few weeks. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

April 15, 2015

Pols Push City to Expand Corona School Where Hundreds Learn in Trailers

The 1,700 students at P.S. 143 share a small building, with 6 trailers and an annex 15 blocks away.