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.

South Jamaica, Springfield Gardens & Rosedale »

August 1, 2014

Russell Simmons and LL Cool J Call for End to Violence in South Jamaica

Simmons said a local anti-violence group will expand its programs.

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August 1, 2014

Queens Man Charged With Killing Alleged Bloods Member, Police Sources Say

Ajaya Neale of St. Albans was arrested in connection with a fatal shooting at Roy Wilkins Park in May.

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August 1, 2014

Queens Man Stole Holocaust Survivor Benefits Meant For Dead Mother: DA

Gary Jacoby of Forest Hills is accused of receiving $56,000 from the German government.

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July 31, 2014

Popular Mystery Book Reading to be Held at Kew Gardens Coffee Shop

"Noir at the Bar" will be held for the first time in Queens next week at Odradeks Coffee House.

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July 31, 2014

Queens Program Gives Second Chance to Teens in Trouble With the Law

The program marks its 15th anniversary at the Queens Library this week.

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July 30, 2014

Where You Can Hear Live Music for Free in Jamaica This Weekend

Jamaica Arts and Music Summer Festival will take place in Rufus King Park and along Jamaica Avenue.

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July 30, 2014

Jamaica Center BID Ousts its Executive Director

Felicia Tunnah, who took over the organization last September, was dismissed earlier this month.

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July 30, 2014

Best Spots to Take Your Date in Jamaica

The neighborhood has several parks and restaurants ideal for a romantic get-together.