Serena Solomon

Reporter/Producer @serenaspeaks ssolomon@dnainfo.com

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 »

April 18, 2014

4 New Restaurants to Try Now

Whether new in town or newly enhanced, these neighborhood establishments are fresh this weekend.

Midtown & Theater District »

April 17, 2014

Want to Get Slim? Eat Some Fat, Experts Say

New Yorkers are shedding their fear that eating fat will make them fat.

Downtown »

April 16, 2014

A Casual Movie Watcher's Guide to the Tribeca Film Festival

The festival has plenty of films that are readily accessible online or at free screenings.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

April 15, 2014

Shop the Greenmarket and Then Use This Recipe From a Chef

Fava beans are in season and at the city's Greenmarkets from spring through to July.

East Village & Lower East Side »

April 15, 2014

How to Banish Sugar From Your Diet and Survive in NYC

Despite the abundance of temptation, quitting sugar in New York can be easier than anywhere else.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

April 13, 2014

Workout Looks You Can Wear Everywhere

Get excited about exercise again with looks selected by stylist Natalie Decleve.

Harlem »

April 12, 2014

Last Minute Summer Camp Options For Parents Who Don't Like To Plan

Some camps in the city take registrations on a week-to-week basis and can expand with demand.

Midtown & Theater District »

April 9, 2014

Kenan Thompson of 'SNL' Dishes on Cast Parties

Kenan Thompson has been a cast member on SNL since 2003 and lives in Midtown.