Emily Frost

Reporter/Producer @efrost1 efrost@dnainfo.com

Emily Frost is a Reporter/Producer covering the Upper West Side.

She joined DNAinfo.com New York after graduating from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Graduate School for Journalism, where she was an Annenberg Fellow and an executive producer and host at Annenberg Radio News.

While at Annenberg, Emily reported from Hong Kong and Delhi and assisted at public radio station KPCC, covering stories ranging from atomic physics to Indian adoption to the 20th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots.

Before moving to Los Angeles for graduate school, Emily lived in Fort Greene, and worked at the online parenting magazine Babble.com, as well as interning at WNYC.

She also served as a post-production assistant for the award-winning documentary Summer Pasture, about a nomadic family in rural Tibet.
 
As a freelance writer, Emily has also been published in The Washington Post, KCET.com, Global Post, LA Weekly, Marketplace.org, and aired work on KQED and KPCC.

Fun Fact: Emily's early dreams of being a movie star were realized at age 7, when she appeared in the background of a local TV program examining her father's notoriety as one of Massachusetts' best "grill masters."

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

February 26, 2015

VIDEO: Shy Kids Read to Dogs to Overcome Literacy Fears

Children who are timid about reading aloud find freedom in reading to two Havanese dogs. 

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February 25, 2015

Funding Shortfall Could Mean No Ball Field Lights in Riverside Park South

The last park phase has run into funding issues that mean work on its design and planning has halted.

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February 24, 2015

'Fancy' Central Park Boathouse Too Pricey and Exclusive, Locals Say

The next boathouse operator should consider more moderate prices, locals said. 

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February 24, 2015

PODCAST: Why the Upper West Side Isn't a Lunch Neighborhood

We talk with a local restaurateur about how he's keeping his tables full in a competitive climate.

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February 24, 2015

Gym Opening With Strength Training for Kids and CrossFit for Adults

Bod Fitness plans to open this summer in Lincoln Square and will have classes for all ages. 

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February 19, 2015

Plainclothes Officers Targeting Shoplifters in UWS Retail Sting

Twenty NYPD officers are patrolling commerical stretches to address an increase in thefts, police said.

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February 19, 2015

Police Arrest Ringleader in Upper West Side Teen Crime Spree

The 13-year-old was part of a group involved in seven separate attacks in the 24th Precinct, NYPD said.

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February 18, 2015

Manhattan Country School Moving to UWS as Mannes College Heads Downtown

Manhattan Country School's new West 85th Street space is nearly twice as large as its UES home.