Serena Solomon

Reporter/Producer @serenaspeaks

Serena Solomon is a reporter/producer for DNAinfo.

An Australian who has maintained a daily obsession with news since a young age, Serena started out as a social worker, working with homeless teenagers for five years, before making a career change to journalism.

She studied International Communications with a major in journalism at Macquaire University in Sydney, and completed a year-long study abroad program at the University of Washington, in Seattle. While in Seattle she worked with SCAN, a community access station, as a PR assistant and as a reporter. She also reported for the Daily, the school's award-winning student publication.

After Seattle, Serena moved to the East Coast to work with the New York Times on "The Local."

Fun Fact: Serena's favorite pastime is to fumble through other people's junk at yard sales or flea markets.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

March 23, 2015

Your Guide to Buying a Secondhand Bike This Spring

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Fort Greene and DUMBO »

February 23, 2015

6 Local Services That Will Make Your House Party Legendary

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East Village & Lower East Side »

February 5, 2015

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February 3, 2015

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Greenwich Village & SoHo »

January 28, 2015

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Downtown »

January 23, 2015

4 New Foodie Destinations for You to Try

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East Village & Lower East Side »

January 19, 2015

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Greenwich Village & SoHo »

January 16, 2015

4 New Restaurants For You to Try This Weekend

Get some $10 toast from a West Village cafe or a pizza made from a 1930s recipe at a downtown bar.