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 »

June 29, 2015

Jamaica Police Officers Revive Infant Who Choked on Apple

An 18-month old boy became unresponsive and stopped breathing.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

June 29, 2015

Forest Hills School to Receive Trailer to Accommodate Pre-K Demand

A trailer will be installed at P.S. 144 in time for the next school year, officials said.

South Jamaica, Springfield Gardens & Rosedale »

June 29, 2015

Queens Man Shot and Killed in Rochdale Village, Police Say

The victim was fatally shot Sunday night in Rochdale Village.

St. George & Port Richmond »

June 26, 2015

15 Things to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

Pride, an International Mud Day Celebration and a Sports and Fitness Expo for Children are on offer.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

June 26, 2015

'Parbunkells' Conquers the Internet Against Artist's Wishes

The artist posted a rare word on a billboard in Forest Hills but asked that it not be used online.

Astoria & Long Island City »

June 25, 2015

9 Things to Do in Queens This Weekend

Take your family to Astoria Park Carnival or dance at an outdoor party at MoMA PS1 this weekend.