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.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

January 23, 2015

Classroom Trailers Will Be Removed From 4 Queens Schools This Year: Katz

Trailers will be removed by the end of this year, Katz said.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

January 23, 2015

Man Arrested for Breaking NYPD Officer's Face After Bump at Supermarket

Tommie Williams allegedly attacked the officer after an argument at a supermarket.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

January 23, 2015

Plan for Massive Retail Complex in Jamaica to Include Affordable Housing

The developer has also increased the size of the planned retail center.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

January 23, 2015

Thieves Steal $2K in Fur Coats by Hiding Them Under Their Jackets: Police

The suspects stole three fur coats from a store on Austin Street in Forest Hills. 

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

January 23, 2015

Kew Gardens and Ridgewood to Get Composting Sites

Several food scrap drop-off locations are slated to open in Queens in March.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

January 21, 2015

VIDEO: Man Punches Off-Duty NYPD Officer in Face After Dispute at Pathmark

The suspect punched the officer in the face numerous time Monday.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

January 21, 2015

VIDEO: Man Driving Porsche Shot and Killed in Broad Daylight Near Van Wyck

Derek Quattlebaum, 28, was shot by two gunmen Tuesday near the Van Wyck Expressway.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

January 20, 2015

Peruvian Restaurant Joining Metropolitan Avenue's 'Michelin Road'

La Coya will replace Chalet Alpina which closed last year on the stretch, known as "Michelin Road."