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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 »

April 27, 2015

Former Teacher Who Tried to Meet 14-Year-Old for Sex Pleads Guilty, DA Says

The judge ruled to strip Khan of his teaching license and to register him as a sex offender, DA says.

South Jamaica, Springfield Gardens & Rosedale »

April 27, 2015

Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting of 70-Year-Old Woman in South Jamaica

Julian Douglas was arrested after police received a tip about the case, authorities said.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

April 27, 2015

2 New Schools Planned for Forest Hills, DOE Says

The DOE announced two new schools serving the Forest Hills area, but the sites are still tentative.

Queens Village, Hollis & St. Albans »

April 27, 2015

Budding Beyonces Make Dreams a Reality at Library With Recording Studio

A library branch in Cambria Heights is helping teens learn to sing and record a demo CD.  

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

April 23, 2015

Forest Hills Parents Launch Petition Demanding Fix to Kindergarten Crisis

Kindergartners were being turned away from zoned schools and sent to schools farther away.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

April 23, 2015

Forest Park Greenhouse Opens to Public For the First Time in Decades

The Forest Park Greenhouse is allowing visitors a rare glimpse inside this Saturday.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

April 21, 2015

$2.2M Rufus King Park Renovation Includes Restored Gazebo and Sprinklers

The project will include renovation of the gazebo and sprinklers.