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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August 29, 2014

Forage for Butternut and Chicken Mushrooms With 'Wildman' in Forest Park

Steve Brill is organizing a walking tour of edible park plants on Sept. 7. 

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August 29, 2014

Your Kids Could Be Models for Jamaica Back-to-School Fashion Show

Local retailers will present their offerings during an event on Sept. 6.

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August 27, 2014

Man Hurt After Walking Into Side of Moving E Train in Queens

The man walked into a Manhattan-bound E train as it was pulling out of Jamaica Center Wednesday morning.

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August 27, 2014

Kew Gardens Group Puts Out Call for Artists to Show Their Work During Fair

The Art Fair will take place in October at Kew Gardens Cinemas Park.

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August 26, 2014

Good Samaritan Saves Man Who Jumped in East River for Ice Bucket Challenge

Artur Mierzejewski, 34, helped the man, who jumped in for the "ice bucket challenge."

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August 26, 2014

Stalled Austin Street Construction Site Becomes Graffiti-Covered Eyesore

The opening of a health care facility in Forest Hills has been delayed.

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August 26, 2014

Free Pre-K With Dance Classes and Field Trips Comes to Jamaica

Sandra's Sunflower Child Care on Sutphin Boulevard has filled all its 44 full-day universal pre-K seats.

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August 25, 2014

Footwear and Halloween Costume Stores Coming to Forest Hills

New shops are slated to fill two empty storefronts in Forest Hills.