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 »

October 23, 2014

UWS Residents Request Funding for New Computers, Trash Cans, Drains

Residents across the Upper West Side and Morningside Heights can weigh in on how city funding is spent. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 22, 2014

George Carlin Street Renaming Brings Bevy Of Stars to Morningside Heights

The block of 121st Street between Morningside Drive and Amsterdam Avenue is now named after Carlin.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 22, 2014

Rooftop Farm Delights Seniors While Feeding Hundreds

The hydroponic farm produced a bounty of vegetables that local seniors ate for months.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 22, 2014

Central Park Cyclists Hit Pedestrians 35 Times This Year, Police Say

Only one collision occurred between a car and a pedestrian, records show.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 21, 2014

Bill to Curb Construction Noise Near Schools Gains Support at UWS Rally

Parents and officials have been fighting a planned 20-story nursing home set to go up next to P.S. 63.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 21, 2014

Hundreds Protest Met Opera's Performance of 'The Death of Klinghoffer'

Protesters said it glorifies anti-Semitism, but the Met said political art should be free of censorship.

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October 20, 2014

Cabbie Who Killed 9-Year-Old on UWS Charged with Traffic Infraction

The cabdriver who struck Cooper Stock last January could face a maximum of 15 days in jail. 

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October 20, 2014

Developer Blames Homeless in Bid to Replace Public Space With Retail

A developer in charge of a public atrium in Lincoln Square wants to turn it into commercial space.