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.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

April 18, 2014

Scammers Bilk Elderly Women Out of Thousands in Queens, Police Say

An 86-year-old woman was scammed out of $10,000 recently.

Fresh Meadows & Jamaica Estates »

April 18, 2014

Brutal Winter Further Delays Opening of Briarwood Subway Entrance

The opening of the Briarwood-Van Wyck F train station has been pushed back to summer.

Fresh Meadows & Jamaica Estates »

April 17, 2014

Man Charged With Harassing Muslim Teen Says He Spat on Her Accidentally: DA

Perry Germano had more than three dozen prior arrests, police said.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

April 17, 2014

Forest Park Police Officer Named 'Cop of the Month' for Graffiti Arrests

Police Officer Diana Kaouris was assigned to patrol Forest Park last year.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

April 16, 2014

Brooklyn Teen Slashed While Playing Handball in Forest Hills, Police Say

The victim was slashed in the head and required stitches, police said.

Fresh Meadows & Jamaica Estates »

April 16, 2014

Police Release Photos of Man They Say Harassed Muslim Teen on Queens Bus

The man allegedly spat on a 15-year-old Muslim girl and called her a "terrorist."

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

April 16, 2014

City Battling Domestic Abuse Spike With Nail Salon, Grocery Store Outreach

There were 60,000 more domestic violence cases in 2013 compared to 2002.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

April 15, 2014

Popular Austin Street Gastropub To Change Name and Decor, Owners Say

"The Flying Pig" will soon be called “Austin Public.”