Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska

Reporter/Producer @ewakj ekern@dnainfo.com

Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska is a reporter/producer for DNAinfo covering Forest Hills, Rego Park and Jamaica.

After immigrating to the U.S. from Poland in 2001, Ewa got a job at the Polish Daily News, where she covered immigration, politics and community news. She has also freelanced for various media outlets, reporting on ethnic groups in New York, from the Russian speaking community in Brighton Beach to Greeks in Astoria.

Her print and radio work has appeared in The New York Times, Feet In 2 Worlds, on WNYC and Public Radio International’s "The World"

She earned her master’s degree in Anthropology in 2009 from Hunter College, writing her thesis on gentrification in Greenpoint.

Among the journalism prizes she has won is the New America Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for “Polish Immigrants in a Changing City,” a series of radio pieces produced for WNYC.

Originally from Warsaw, Ewa now lives in Briarwood.

Fun Fact: An avid birdwatcher, Ewa travels around the world following rare species. Recently, she went to Costa Rica to see a quetzal.

South Jamaica, Springfield Gardens & Rosedale »

January 30, 2015

Man Dies After Brother Accidentally Shoots Him in Rochdale Village: Sources

Sean Van Williams and Rendell Cassimy were shot to death in Rochdale Village.

Flushing & Whitestone »

January 30, 2015

Become an Apprentice Farmer or Master Composter at Queens Botanical Garden

The farm, at Queens Botanical Garden, produced more than 3,000 pounds of vegetables last year.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

January 30, 2015

Woman Fatally Struck By Nassau County Bus in Jamaica

The victim was crossing Hillside Avenue when the bus hit her.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

January 29, 2015

Jamaica Colosseum Mall Listed for Sale for $45 Million: Report

The mall on 165th Street in downtown Jamaica  has 250,000 square feet of development rights.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

January 28, 2015

Forest Hills Locals Create New Group After Being Barred From Facebook Page

Residents were blocked from a Facebook group after posting about efforts to save the Cinemart Cinemas.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

January 26, 2015

These Queens Stores Plan to Stay Open Despite 'Historic' Blizzard

Some stores in Jamaica and Forest Hills planned to stay open as the storm bore down.

South Jamaica, Springfield Gardens & Rosedale »

January 26, 2015

Police Investigate Death of 3-Month-Old Queens Boy

Javion Williams was found unconscious Sunday morning.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

January 26, 2015

Classroom Trailers Will Be Removed From 4 Queens Schools This Year: Katz

Trailers will be removed by the end of this year, Katz said.