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 23, 2014

Group Offers Grants to Queens Organizations Working With Local Youth

The organizations can receive up to $1,000 to help fund their programs.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

April 22, 2014

Credits Roll for Decades-Old Movie Theater on Austin Street

The Brandon Cinemas closed on Sunday and will be replaced by an urgent care center for kids.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

April 22, 2014

Volunteers to Clean Up Portion of Forest Park to Promote QueensWay

Portions of Forest Park could become part of the proposed High Line-style QueensWay project.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

April 21, 2014

Homeless Man Slashes Subway Rider in Face in Kew Gardens, Police Say

The man was attacked as he got off an E train on Sunday, police said.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

April 18, 2014

Scammers Bilk Elderly Women Out of Thousands in Queens, Police Say

An 86-year-old woman was scammed out of $10,000 recently.

Fresh Meadows & Jamaica Estates »

April 18, 2014

Brutal Winter Further Delays Opening of Briarwood Subway Entrance

The opening of the Briarwood-Van Wyck F train station has been pushed back to summer.

Fresh Meadows & Jamaica Estates »

April 17, 2014

Man Charged With Harassing Muslim Teen Says He Spat on Her Accidentally: DA

Perry Germano had more than three dozen prior arrests, police said.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

April 17, 2014

Forest Park Police Officer Named 'Cop of the Month' for Graffiti Arrests

Police Officer Diana Kaouris was assigned to patrol Forest Park last year.