koh.jpgSay hello to ABC’s “This Week” Executive Producer Katherine O’Hearn, whose “McSteamy v. McDreamy” answer may be the finest yet in our FishbowlDC interview series.

What word do you routinely misspell? THE. It always comes out TEH on the Blackberry. Every. Single. Time.

What’s the name of your cell phone ring? Ring Tone # 9

What time did you get up this morning? 5:45am

When did you last cry and why? The Opera Guy on YouTube

How many emails do you receive a day, roughly?I have stopped counting

What’s your favorite letter? O’…it’s the Irish in me

What single person played the biggest role / had the biggest influence on your journalism career? Probably Jack McWethy. He taught me about integrity & trust in developing sources.

When’s the last time you volunteered? Where? I’m a block captain in my neighborhood , and on the Georgetown Public Safety Committee.

Read the rest when you click below…(and see previous FishbowlDC interviews: Julie Mason, David Shuster, Joe Curl, Alex Pareene, Peter Beinart, Jonah Goldberg, Megyn Kendall, Ana Marie Cox, Jim Brady, Howard Mortman, Amy Argetsinger, Jose Antonio Vargas, Chuck Todd, Tom Gottlieb, Kelly Ann Collins, David von Drehle, David Lat, Mark Leibovich, Zain Verjee, David Plotz, Paul Kane, Karen Travers, Mark Halperin, Hugo Gurdon, Greg Kelly,Ken Rudin, John Dickerson, Anne Schroeder, Spencer Ackerman, Bret Baier, Bob Sellers, Greta van Susteren, Danielle Jones, Jonathan Salant, John McCalla, Pam Hess, Ryan Grim, Marc Ambinder, Marty Kady, Jack Shafer, Annie Lou Bayly, Jerry Zremski, Charlie Cook, Dave Hughes, Howard Fineman, Katie Tarbox, Mark Segraves, Chris Cillizza, Tom Sietsema, Bill Triplett, Robin Givhan, David Brody, Norah O’Donnell, Carl Cannon, Jordan Lieberman, David Folkenflik, Molly Henneberg, Ernesto Londono, Brody Mullins, Aaron Blake, Martha Raddatz, Andrew Sullivan, Christina Bellantoni, Shane Harris, Nora McAlvanah, Adam Nagourney, Erin McPike, Mike Memoli, Ju-Don Marshall Roberts, Arthur Delaney, Chris Mincher, Rachel Sklar, Laura Sullivan, Jeff Kosseff, Matthew Cooper, Scott McCrary, Dan Reilly, Jennifer Griffin, Ari Shapiro, Jonathan Kaplan, Rick Klein, Mike Allen, Olivier Knox, Erik Wemple, Nathan Burchfiel, Andrea Mitchell, Mike DeBonis, Anne Kornblut, April Ryan, Amy Morris, Keith Koffler, <strongMark Silva, Ann Compton, Mark Knoller, Betsy Fischer)

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Who is your favorite active journalist? George Stephanopoulos. Who else?

What did you have for breakfast? egg whites & toast

What one toiletry item could you not live without? soap & water

If you could have one superpower, which one would it be? Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound…

Red or white wine? White/summer. Red /winter.

PG-13 or R? R

Lincoln, Jefferson or Washington Memorial? Jefferson

Leg or breast (chicken, of course) breast

Friday night or Saturday night? Friday night. In my world, Saturday is a school night.

“Wedding Crashers” or “Old School” Old School. I own it. It still makes me laugh out loud.

The Palm or Cafe Milano? The Palm

Yankees or Red Sox? Sox. I’m a Boston girl

Jenna or Barbara? huh?

McSteamy or McDreamy? McDreamy…although I wouldn’t kick McSteamy out of bed

Leno or Letterman? Leno…don’t you watch the Funnies?

Stewart or Colbert? Stewart…don’t you watch the Funnies?

Boxers or briefs? Boxers