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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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May 22, 2015

Rapper Chinx's Funeral to Be Held Next Week in Jamaica

A wake and funeral will be held on Tuesday at the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York.

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May 22, 2015

Forest Hills Hit by Rash of Daytime Burglaries, Police Say

There were 15 break-ins in the area within the past month.

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May 22, 2015

City Cuts Pre-K Classes in Forest Hills to Make Room for Kindergarten Seats

P.S. 196 will get one more kindergarten class and P.S. 144 will get two.

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May 20, 2015

Handmade Dumplings and Noodles Bring New Flavor to Downtown Jamaica

Beijing Dumpling House opened on Sutphin Boulevard Tuesday.

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May 20, 2015

Woman Hurls Knife at Man for Touching Her With His Feet, Police Say

The argument erupted at an apartment on 196th Street near 100th Avenue, police said.

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May 19, 2015

Police Seek Clues on Social Media, in Hip-Hop Community in Rapper's Murder

Investigators are still looking for video of the gunman who killed Chinx.

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May 18, 2015

Forest Hills Residents Fight to Keep Their Barnes & Noble Open

Nearly 2,500 people have already signed a petition urging the bookstore to stay open.