WSJ hires Honan to be City Hall reporter
The Wall Street Journal has hired Katie Honan to cover New York City Hall.
She starts June 4.
Honan previously covered Jackson Heights, Elmhurst, Corona and the Rockaway peninsula for DNAinfo New York, a New York City local news site.
She covered neighborhood-focused news, from crime to real estate, and shoots her own photos and video.
She joined DNAinfo.com from WNBC/Channel 4, where she was the station’s first social media editor and also worked as a web editor at NBCNewYork.com.
While at NBC 4, Honan was part of breaking news teams that won a regional Emmy award for coverage of the Empire State Building shooting, and regional and national Emmy awards for its Hurricane Sandy coverage. They also won an Edward R. Murrow award for coverage of the 2012 storm.
Honan holds degrees from St. John’s University and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.