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.

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November 21, 2014

Decrepit Historic Kew Gardens House Listed on Craigslist for $1.2M

The house was deemed unsafe in 2009 by the Department of Buildings.

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November 21, 2014

Injured Dog May Have Been Thrown Out of Moving Car in Queens

Witnesses told a firefighter that the rottweiler was wrapped in a bag and tossed from a moving car.

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November 20, 2014

Briarwood Subway Entrance Nearing Completion After Year-Long Delay

The entrance was initially scheduled to open last fall.

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November 19, 2014

Jamaica Coach Charged After Conducting Lewd Video Chat With Teen: DA

Robert Walker told teen players to strip and then photographed and videotaped them, authorities said.

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November 19, 2014

Car Thefts Skyrocket in Forest Hills After Recent Spree, Police Say

The number of vehicles stolen in the 112th Precinct went up dramatically in recent weeks, police said.

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November 19, 2014

Book Highlights Celebrities From Forest Hills and Rego Park

"Legendary Locals of Forest Hills and Rego Park," by Michael Perlman, will be available in 2015.

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November 19, 2014

City Books 100 Rooms at Radisson, Doesn't Tell Hotel They're for Homeless

The city booked 100 rooms at a Jamaica hotel for a "government group" and used them for homeless people.

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November 18, 2014

Eat Raw Turnips at the Final Jamaica Farmers Market of the Season

The market will close for the season with a tasting of raw root vegetables on Friday and Saturday.