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 31, 2014

Homeless Man Arrested for Sex Assault in Columbia Student Housing: Police

The 27-year-old attacker followed the woman into off-campus student housing, police said. 

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October 30, 2014

Columbia Sex Assault Advocates Drop Mattresses at College President's Home

Protesters demanded President Lee Bollinger change the university's sexual assault policies.

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October 30, 2014

Homeless Sleeping by 72nd Street Subway to be Swept Out in City Crackdown

The Department of Homeless Services said they will remove people sleeping in Verdi Park at W. 72nd St.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 29, 2014

Best Halloween Activities for Kids on the Upper West Side

DNAinfo New York rounded up the best ways to celebrate Halloween in the neighborhood. 

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October 23, 2014

UWS Residents Request Funding for New Computers, Trash Cans, Drains

Residents across the Upper West Side and Morningside Heights can weigh in on how city funding is spent. 

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October 22, 2014

George Carlin Street Renaming Brings Bevy Of Stars to Morningside Heights

The block of 121st Street between Morningside Drive and Amsterdam Avenue is now named after Carlin.

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October 22, 2014

Rooftop Farm Delights Seniors While Feeding Hundreds

The hydroponic farm produced a bounty of vegetables that local seniors ate for months.

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October 22, 2014

Central Park Cyclists Hit Pedestrians 35 Times This Year, Police Say

Only one collision occurred between a car and a pedestrian, records show.