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 »

October 31, 2014

Get a Rare Look Inside 350-Year-Old Queens Home and Backyard Cemetery

The Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead was built in 1665 and has been renovated by the current owner.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

October 31, 2014

Environmental After-School Program Expanding With $40K Grant

The "Collect, Construct, Change” program lets students find environmental issues in their neighborhoods.

The Rockaways »

October 31, 2014

Rockaway Ferry Sails Into the Sunset on Halloween

The boat, which began running in 2012 after Hurricane Sandy, was not permanently funded by the city.

The Rockaways »

October 31, 2014

City Scraps Plan for Far Rockaway Men's Homeless Shelter

The proposed site's location near five schools was a problem, politicians said.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

October 31, 2014

Woman Dies in Triple Shooting Outside Elmhurst Nightclub, Police Say

A woman died in a shooting at a Club Hive afterparty for the Powerhouse hip-hop concert, police said.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

October 31, 2014

Smash and Launch Pumpkins, Dress Your Dog in Costume in Queens on Halloween

The borough features the largest kids parade and two events to toss and smash up old pumpkins. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

October 30, 2014

82nd Street Partnership Announces New Director

Leslie Ramos, with experience in city government, was selected after a two-month search. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

October 30, 2014

Cricket Players Ousted From Tournament Attack Competitors, Sources Say

Three men were arrested and charged in connection to an Oct. 26 attack in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.