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 »

October 30, 2014

$900K Grant to Bolster Queens Domestic Violence Programs

The money will be used for a number of domestic violence prevention and enforcement initiatives.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

October 30, 2014

NYPD Officer Injured in Jamaica Hatchet Attack Moves to Rehab Center

Officer Kenneth Healey left Jamaica Hospital Wednesday afternoon.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

October 28, 2014

'Blue Bloods' Turning Kew Gardens into Stage for Police TV Drama

The shoot will take place this Wednesday on Audley Street.  

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

October 28, 2014

Forest Hills Police Plan Grace Period on 25 MPH Speed Limit Enforcement

The new 25 mph speed limit takes effect Nov. 7, but Forest Hills police won't ticket drivers right away.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

October 28, 2014

Developer Plans 3 Hotels, Apartment Building and Supermarket in Jamaica

The planned hotels, if approved, would bring nearly 500 guest rooms to Jamaica, the developer said.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

October 27, 2014

Mother Beat Daughter to Death Over Spilled Lotion, Authorities Say

The 4-year-old girl was found dead at a shelter for homeless families in Briarwood, police said.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

October 27, 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

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

October 24, 2014

MAP: Luxury Residence Among Buildings Changing the Face of Jamaica

New residential and commercial projects have been transforming the neighborhood.