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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 »

July 30, 2015

MTA Train Operator Arrested in Connection With Fatal Hit-And-Run of Jeweler

Charles Jordan has been charged with murder, authorities said. 

Queens Village, Hollis & St. Albans »

July 30, 2015

Man Smashes Into Cars to Avoid Hitting Cat, Then Pretends Car Was Stolen

Gary Joseph was charged with falsely reporting an incident and leaving the scene of an accident.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

July 30, 2015

Crackdown on Illegal Dollar Vans Urged in Jamaica

The commuter vans pose a danger to passengers, officials said.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

July 29, 2015

Residents and Activists Rally For More Affordable Housing in Jamaica

Many developments are planned for downtown Jamaica, but residents wonder who will benefit from them?

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

July 29, 2015

World Renowned Ballet Teacher Coaches Local Talent at Jamaica School

Gabriela Darvash will teach at The Edge School of the Arts until the end of this week. 

South Jamaica, Springfield Gardens & Rosedale »

July 28, 2015

South Jamaica Precinct to Put Brakes on Speeding Drivers

The initiative will focus on Merrick, Guy Brewer, Linden and Rockaway boulevards, police said.  

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

July 28, 2015

Decades-old Chocolate Store in Forest Hills For Sale

Aigner Chocolates, which originally opened in 1930, specialized in homemade sweets.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

July 28, 2015

New Movie to Tell Story of the Murder of Kitty Genovese

The film, called “37,” was recently shot in Forest Hills and The Bronx.