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.

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October 24, 2014

Man Killed By NYPD After Hatchet Attack Was Homegrown Terrorist, Police Say

Zale H. Thompson, 32, took inspiration from terrorist websites for his attack on police, the NYPD said

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October 24, 2014

MAP: Luxury Residence Among Buildings Changing the Face of Jamaica

New residential and commercial projects have been transforming the neighborhood.

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October 24, 2014

Police Investigate 'Suspicious' Death of 4-Year-Old Girl in Queens Shelter

The girl was found at a shelter for homeless families in Briarwood with bruises on her face.

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October 24, 2014

Venezuelan Arepas Gain Foodie Fans at Forest Hills Eatery

TuArepa Pizza Cafe is currently the only restaurant serving arepas in Forest Hills, the owners said.

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October 24, 2014

VIDEO: Hatchet-Wielding Man Attacks Police Before Being Gunned Down

A female bystander was struck in the back by a stray bullet, witnesses said.

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October 22, 2014

Organic Coffee Shop with Vegetarian Menu Opens in Forest Hills

Red Pipe Cafe on Austin Street will also feature live music.

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October 21, 2014

Man Punches and Sprays Straphanger with 'Unknown Substance,' Police Say

The suspect was arguing with a woman he bumped on the subway platform at the Jamaica J train station.

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October 21, 2014

Forest Hills Library to Start Lending Free Google Tablets This Week

The Queens Library seeks to help students by lending them free tablets.