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 »

August 28, 2014

5 'Secret' Gardens to Help You Savor the Last Days of Summer

Find the ideal spot to escape from it all and bask in the last of summer's greenery. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

August 26, 2014

Mom Makes Placemats to Teach Kids About Nutrition and Manners

Amy Rowland started online shop Georgie Porgie to help parents teach their kids in a playful way.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

August 25, 2014

Principal Tapped for New UWS School in Beacon HS Space

Jessica Jenkins will lead the West End Secondary School of Urban Studies.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

August 21, 2014

Sinkhole Diverts Traffic on Amsterdam Avenue

A sinkhole opened up at the intersection of Amsterdam Avenue and West 70th Street.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

August 21, 2014

New Kindergarten Class at P.S. 199 Sparks Overcrowding Fears

The DOE said it added 25 new seats to the popular school to accomodate a long waitlist this year. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

August 20, 2014

Building Discriminates Against Older Tenants With Gym Ban, Complaint Says

Rent-regulated Stonehenge Village tenants have been blocked from using the building's gym.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

August 19, 2014

How to Make a Light, Easy Italian Appetizer With Zucchini Blossoms

Zucchini blossoms are in season and, when combined with smoked mozzarella, make for a delicious dish. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

August 18, 2014

Large Metal Dandelions to Spring from Upper West Side Block

A new public art project will feature flowers inspired by street signs on West 97th Street.