Emily Frost

Reporter/Producer @efrost1 efrost@dnainfo.com

Emily Frost is a Reporter/Producer covering the Upper West Side.

She joined DNAinfo.com New York after graduating from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Graduate School for Journalism, where she was an Annenberg Fellow and an executive producer and host at Annenberg Radio News.

While at Annenberg, Emily reported from Hong Kong and Delhi and assisted at public radio station KPCC, covering stories ranging from atomic physics to Indian adoption to the 20th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots.

Before moving to Los Angeles for graduate school, Emily lived in Fort Greene, and worked at the online parenting magazine Babble.com, as well as interning at WNYC.

She also served as a post-production assistant for the award-winning documentary Summer Pasture, about a nomadic family in rural Tibet.
 
As a freelance writer, Emily has also been published in The Washington Post, KCET.com, Global Post, LA Weekly, Marketplace.org, and aired work on KQED and KPCC.

Fun Fact: Emily's early dreams of being a movie star were realized at age 7, when she appeared in the background of a local TV program examining her father's notoriety as one of Massachusetts' best "grill masters."

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

April 17, 2015

City's Overflowing Recycling Bins a 'Health Hazard,' UWS Leaders Say

People leave the doors of the bins open, making them an easy feeding ground for rats.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

April 16, 2015

Controversial UWS Church-to-Condo Conversion Approved by Board

Community Board 7 cleared the way for the controversial plan to go before the city. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

April 16, 2015

Upper West Siders Cite Health Risks in Suit Against Nursing Home Project

Construction would harm residents with serious health concerns like emphysema, the suit states. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

April 15, 2015

Norman Rockwell's NYC Roots May Be Honored With Street Renaming

A group of students pushed for a block to be renamed after the iconic American artist. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

April 15, 2015

PODCAST: Columbia Activist Fights to Fix University's 'Rape Problem'

Zoe Ridolfi-Starr is one of the most vocal activists fighting for new policies on campus sexual assault.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

April 14, 2015

Punishment for Cabbie Who Killed Cooper Stock an 'Insult,' Parents Say

The taxi driver was hit with a $500 fine for striking 9-year-old Cooper Stock last year.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

April 13, 2015

Man Found Dead in Central Park After Suspected Drug Overdose

The man was found inside the park along West Drive at West 72nd Street Sunday night. 

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April 13, 2015

Trash Feeds Rats After NYCHA Fails to Fix Broken Garbage Compactor

With the compactor broken, Frederick Douglass Houses residents have to leave garbage outside.