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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 »

May 20, 2015

Posters Calling Mattress Protester a 'Liar' Plastered Near Columbia

The posters, seen around campus, called student activist Emma Sulkowicz a "pretty little liar." 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

May 20, 2015

68-Year-Old Tourist Fatally Struck By Bus in Morningside Heights: Police

Wanda Canestri was struck and killed shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday, the NYPD said.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

May 20, 2015

Lincoln Center Park to Get New Trees After Alleged Fashion Week Destruction

The trees, park advocates allege, were destroyed by Fashion Week will be replaced, along with plantings.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

May 20, 2015

'Lego Block' Rooftop Addition at St. Agnes School Rejected by CB7

The board's preservation committee disapproved a plan to build a new penthouse on the historic school. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

May 20, 2015

Ripped-Up Riverside Park Sidewalk to Get New Paving and Chess Tables

The sidewalk on Riverside Drive is uneven and needs repaving, the Parks Department said. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

May 19, 2015

Columbia University Rape Activist Carries Mattress at Graduation

Emma Sulkowicz, with the help of others, carried her mattress across the stage at graduation Tuesday. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

May 18, 2015

9 Metal Sculptures Added to Broadway Malls for Public Art Exhibit

The large pieces by artist Don Gummer will be displayed through October.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

May 18, 2015

2-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Hit by Falling Bricks on Upper West Side

The child was struck outside The Esplanade on West End Avenue, police said.