Kathleen Horan is a staff reporter for New York Public Radio, covering the neighborhood beat. She also reports 'Reset', an ongoing series documenting police-community relations in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
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:
Saturday, April 04, 2020
The sociologist planned to write a book about the city's iconic streets. He chose to not play favorites and walked all 120,000 of them, more than 6,000 miles. He died in March from COVID-19 at age 74.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Former WNYC reporter Kathleen Horan with her new Audible Original podcast, “Mortal City.”
Monday, April 13, 2015
The life of civil rights activist Rev. Dr. Gardner C. Taylor was celebrated at the Concord Baptist Church of Christ in Bedford Stuyvesant.
Monday, April 06, 2015
One of the artists, who asked to remain anonymous, told WNYC it was worth the risk of arrest to pose questions about what it means to be a revolutionary.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The local assemblyman says quality of life concerns drove him to propose a ban on party boats. Boat captains and passengers say there is more to it than that.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Under a new law, applications from teens as young as 16 are trickling in — with Manhattan receiving the most.
Friday, February 20, 2015
The median Brooklyn housing price has surged by 55%, but there are still places in the borough — like Flatlands — that are more affordable.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The officer who shot an unarmed man in a darkened public housing stairwell late last year has been indicted by a grand jury in Brooklyn on several counts.
Monday, February 09, 2015
At a rent-stabilized development in Brooklyn, the mayor and the new state Assembly Speaker expressed their desire to renew and strengthen rent regulations in New York City.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
The renowned curator at the Met was also known for his love of the outdoors.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
An NYPD police officer was arraigned on an indictment in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Tuesday where he was charged with stomping on the head of a suspect last July.
Sunday, February 01, 2015
A seven-alarm blaze that erupted at a waterfront warehouse in Brooklyn on Saturday is being monitored by rotating crews of firefighters.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
A steady stream of mourners are paying respects to the families of Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
Residents gather to memorialize Officers Liu and Ramos, and some worry about what comes next.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
An armed man walked up to two officers inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide.
Monday, December 15, 2014
All of the 6,072 people on parole in Brooklyn will soon be checking in with their parole officers at a new facility on the Gowanus Canal. Opponents hope a lawsuit will block the plan.
Friday, December 05, 2014
A funeral for an unarmed man who was shot by an officer on patrol in a housing development stairwell is scheduled for Saturday as protests against police use of force continue.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Emotions were raw in Tompkinsville at the site of Eric Garner's arrest; but in officer Pantaleo's neighborhood on the other side of the island, residents defended the police.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
After decades of crowded, substandard conditions at the court, the de Blasio administration say they've found a new site nearby in downtown Brooklyn.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Black Friday drew shoppers looking for deals and protesters seeking support for their cause.