Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska

Reporter/Producer @ewakj ekern@dnainfo.com

Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska is a reporter/producer for DNAinfo covering Forest Hills, Rego Park and Jamaica.

After immigrating to the U.S. from Poland in 2001, Ewa got a job at the Polish Daily News, where she covered immigration, politics and community news. She has also freelanced for various media outlets, reporting on ethnic groups in New York, from the Russian speaking community in Brighton Beach to Greeks in Astoria.

Her print and radio work has appeared in The New York Times, Feet In 2 Worlds, on WNYC and Public Radio International’s "The World"

She earned her master’s degree in Anthropology in 2009 from Hunter College, writing her thesis on gentrification in Greenpoint.

Among the journalism prizes she has won is the New America Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for “Polish Immigrants in a Changing City,” a series of radio pieces produced for WNYC.

Originally from Warsaw, Ewa now lives in Briarwood.

Fun Fact: An avid birdwatcher, Ewa travels around the world following rare species. Recently, she went to Costa Rica to see a quetzal.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

September 18, 2014

Banana Chicken and Lime Boat Margarita on Menu at El Coyote in Forest Hills

A new Colombian restaurant is also scheduled to open next week in Jamaica.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

September 18, 2014

Police Beef Up Patrols in Forest Park After Jogger is Robbed

A woman was robbed of her headphones while jogging in the park earlier this week.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

September 18, 2014

80 Bike Racks Coming to Forest Hills Amid Glut of Cycling Commuters

Cyclists are forced to lock up on train trestles, trees or scaffolding near 71st/Continental Avenue.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

September 17, 2014

Woman Robbed While Jogging in Forest Park, Police Say

A jogger was robbed of her headphones in the park, where police have been actively patrolling.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

September 16, 2014

Literary Series Highlights Kew Gardens' Female Writers

The REZ Reading Series' next event is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in Kew Gardens.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

September 16, 2014

Two People Hospitalized After Gas Leak on Austin Street, FDNY Says

A total of 15 people were sickened by a gas leak in Forest Hills Tuesday morning.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

September 16, 2014

Queens Boulevard Safety Changes Wreaking Havoc on Drivers, Critics Say

The safety changes to Queens and Yellowstone boulevards have left drivers confused.

Queens Village, Hollis & St. Albans »

September 16, 2014

New NYPD Animal Unit Studies Link Between Pet Abuse and Domestic Violence

The number of rescued animals increased by 160 percent this year, officials said.