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 »

July 23, 2014

Traffic Changes Made to Intersection of Fatal UWS Crash, DOT Says

The department changed crossing times at West End Avenue and 95th Street after Jean Chambers' death.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

July 23, 2014

Landmarks Rejects 'Bland' Design for 16-Story Tower Near Lucerne Hotel

The commission asked the architects to revise their design for 207 W. 97th St. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

July 22, 2014

'Forlorn' UWS Basketball, Handball Courts to Get $800K Renovation

The courts near Booker T. Washington M.S. have given way to homelessness and drug dealing, locals said.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

July 18, 2014

New Tenant Sought for Columbus Avenue Shop Teddy

Brokers are marketing the 391-square-foot space for $16,000 a month.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

July 15, 2014

UWS Meatball Shop Opens with To-Go Ice Cream Cart

The restaurant debuted its Amsterdam Avenue outpost, its sixth in the city. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

July 15, 2014

New Restrictions Planned at UWS Intersection After Fatal Crash

The DOT may add a speed bump and more crossing time for pedestrians at W. 95th Street and West End Ave.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

July 10, 2014

School Illegally Uses Parking Spots for Students' Chauffeurs, Locals Say

Columbia Grammar is using "no standing" spaces that were once open to the public, locals said.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

July 9, 2014

Hampton Jitney Gets Green Light for UWS Drop-Offs

The NYC-to-Long Island bus line is planning to add a new stop on West 86th Street.