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 »

October 21, 2014

Bill to Curb Construction Noise Near Schools Gains Support at UWS Rally

Parents and officials have been fighting a planned 20-story nursing home set to go up next to P.S. 63.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 21, 2014

Hundreds Protest Met Opera's Performance of 'The Death of Klinghoffer'

Protesters said it glorifies anti-Semitism, but the Met said political art should be free of censorship.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 20, 2014

Cabbie Who Killed 9-Year-Old on UWS Charged with Traffic Infraction

The cabdriver who struck Cooper Stock last January could face a maximum of 15 days in jail. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 20, 2014

Developer Blames Homeless in Bid to Replace Public Space With Retail

A developer in charge of a public atrium in Lincoln Square wants to turn it into commercial space.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 19, 2014

Energetic Young Principal Builds Progressive UWS Middle School

Marlon Lowe of Mott Hall II believes in student-directed learning, not lecture-driven classes. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 17, 2014

Rider Steals $170 from Livery Cab Driver on Upper West Side, Police Say

The thief was riding in the backseat and stole the cash after a struggle with the driver, police said. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 16, 2014

'Poor Door' Building's Affordable Units to Be Luxury-Class, Developer Says

The affordable units will have high-end applicances and amenities, developers said. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 15, 2014

Local Group Wants to Block Traffic Entrance to West End Ave.

The group WEPS wants to block southbound access to West End Avenue to curb illegal use by trucks.