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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December 17, 2014

Police Hunt for Man Who Choked and Tried to Rape 15-Year-Old Virginia Girl

The man tried to assault the victim near a schoolyard in St. Albans, police said.

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December 16, 2014

Fixes Leave Queens Boulevard Intersection More Confusing, Residents Say

Comunity Board 6 is asking for more changes at a busy intersection.

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December 16, 2014

City Begins $2.4 Million Renovation of Popular Jamaica Park

The upgrade of Captain Tilly Park will include building new asphalt pathways.  

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December 15, 2014

York College Students Hold 'Die-in' to Protest Police-Involved Deaths

More than 100 students, joined by faculty members, participated in the protest.

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December 15, 2014

Forest Hills Gardens Home Sells for Nearly $3M

The house at 55 Exeter St. sold for $2.8 million, one of the most expensive in the area.

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December 15, 2014

State Allocates More Than $440K to Design First Phase of Proposed QueensWay

The grant will pay for the design of the first phase of the project in Rego Park.

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December 12, 2014

Taste the Tropics With Tiki Drinks at New Bar Named for Ramones Album

End of the Century Bar is slated to open on Metropolitan Avenue this Friday.

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December 12, 2014

Kick Off Holiday Season With Free Hot Chocolate and Toys in Jamaica

A tree lighting ceremony will be held at Rufus King Park this Saturday.