Kathleen Horan is a staff reporter for New York Public Radio, covering the criminal justice beat. She also reports the series In Harm’s Way, a multi-platform effort to profile the life of every child in New York City killed by gunfire.
She has worked at WNYC Radio since 2001 and has been a reporter in the newsroom since 2006.
Kathleen won a first place award from the Associated Press for her feature story on the lives of food delivery workers in 2005 and a National Headliner Award for a 2009 story on a Brooklyn Marine killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. Her reporting has also aired nationally and internationally on NPR, PRI and the BBC.
Her book Relationship Obits: The Final Resting Place for Love Gone Wrong, was published in 2009.
Kathleen Horan appears in the following:
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Ahmed Sharif, the Muslim taxi driver whose neck was slashed Tuesday night, allegedly because of his religion, spoke out on the steps of City Hall this afternoon surrounded by dozens of supporters from The New York Taxi Workers Alliance and other groups.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
All this summer, we've been catching up with the five keepers of the city’s past, the borough historians, who are in charge of studying and preserving the stories of New York’s neighborhoods, and all for no pay. This week, in our fourth installment, WNYC's Kathleen Horan takes the ferry to Staten Island.
Friday, August 06, 2010
Here's a way to get to know your city: Ask the borough historian. All this summer, we've been catching up with the five men in charge of preserving and studying New York neighborhoods. This week, WNYC's Kathleen Horan takes us to the Bronx.
Friday, July 30, 2010
They promote landmark preservation, give tours and track down hundred-year-old documents. Their positions are mandated by state law... but they don't make a penny for their work. They're the five city historians -- one for each borough. This summer, we'll be meeting them and finding out secret knowledge about their respective 'hoods.
Brooklyn Borough Historian Ron Schweiger has been training all his life for this position.
Monday, July 19, 2010
They give lectures and tours and help New Yorkers learn about their neighborhoods. Their positions are mandated by state law...but they don't make a penny for the job. They're the five city historians, one for each borough. This summer, we'll be meeting them and finding out some of the secret knowledge about their respective 'hoods.
Friday, May 28, 2010
Coney Island's new amusement park opens this weekend.
Friday, May 14, 2010
The city says it's gotten to the bottom of the taxi overcharging scam.
Monday, March 22, 2010
The city is back-pedaling about how widespread the overcharging scam involving taxi drivers might have been.
Thursday, March 04, 2010
New York is in the running to receive as much as $700 million in a federal grant competition called "Race to the Top."
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
As air travel heats up this holiday weekend, so will enforcement of unlicensed cabbies at the city's airports.