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."

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April 1, 2015

Learn About Bizarre Creatures That Thrive in Extreme Conditions at AMNH

A vulture that can fly to 37,000 feet is one of many odd creatures featured in the new exhibit.  

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March 31, 2015

Tree Stripped of Bark in Upper West Side 'Murder Scene,' Residents Say

Someone hacked off a section of bark from a decades-old tree on West End Avenue and 103rd Street.

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March 30, 2015

Parents at UWS Elementary School Sue to Stop Nursing Home Construction

Parents say construction of the 20-story nursing home will be detrimental to their children's education.

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March 30, 2015

Parents Renew Call for Safety Measures After Student Struck Near UWS School

The victim, 13, was hit by a driver on Columbus Avenue earlier this week, prompting outcry from parents.

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March 27, 2015

UWS Bookseller Makes the Case for Independent Shops Making Bold Moves

Chris Doeblin explains why he didn't play it safe when opening the newest Book Culture outpost.

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March 26, 2015

911 Calls From Manhattan No Longer Bouncing to New Jersey, NYPD Says

The misdirected emergency calls have led to dangerous delays, officials said.

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March 25, 2015

Police Looking for Suspects Who Charged UWS Bar-Goer's Missing Credit Card

The victim's wallet went missing from The Dead Poet bar on Amsterdam Avenue, police said.

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March 25, 2015

Thief Arrested for Stealing 38 T-Shirts from Gap, Police Say

The man stuffed the shirts, valued at $1,138, inside his jacket and walked out, police said.