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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 »

February 10, 2016

A teacher at the Islamic Center of Jackson Heights' after-school religious program has been arrested.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

February 10, 2016

The bikes were funded with $8,000 from Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

February 10, 2016

A team of "neighborhood community officers" will replace rookie officers assigned to the impact zone. 

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

February 10, 2016

City Council members voted themselves a 32 percent raise last week, bringing the salary up to $148,500.

South Jamaica, Springfield Gardens & Rosedale »

February 9, 2016

The Park King, at 249-15 Rockaway Blvd. in Rosedale, has been operating since October without a license.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

February 9, 2016

The station is getting revamped in anticipation of its connection to the planned LaGuardia AirTrain.

The Rockaways »

February 9, 2016

Residents in southern Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island have experienced flooding since Monday. 

The Rockaways »

February 8, 2016

Det. Holder was killed in East Harlem while chasing a suspect, police said.