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 »

May 6, 2015

Schools, Subway Kiosks and Security Cameras Win Funding in Central Queens

Nearly $700,000 will be allocated to pay for air conditioning at local schools.

The Rockaways »

May 6, 2015

Dead Dolphin Washes Up in Far Rockaway

The dolphin was found near Beach 38th Street Wednesday morning. 

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

May 5, 2015

Pearl Jam Says Concert in Forest Hills Is Unlikely

A crowdfunding campaign to lure the band to Queens has already raised more that $140K.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

May 5, 2015

Kronos Quartet to Perform in Forest Hills Next Week

The quartet will perform with a group of student musicians on May 13 at The Church-in-the-Gardens.

Fresh Meadows & Jamaica Estates »

May 4, 2015

'Briarwood-Van Wyck' Subway Station Loses 'Van Wyck' Portion of Name

The station was renamed "Briarwood" after pressure from the community.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

May 4, 2015

Forest Hills Baluchi's Remodeling After Being Closed Down by Health Dept.

The Indian restaurant is scheduled to reopen in the fall as a lounge-like restaurant.

South Jamaica, Springfield Gardens & Rosedale »

May 1, 2015

Police Eye Vacant House in Murder of Queens Father and Coach

The gunman was seen running into a vacant house near where Jerwaine Gorman was fatally shot.