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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October 21, 2014

Man Punches and Sprays Straphanger with 'Unknown Substance,' Police Say

The suspect was arguing with a woman he bumped on the subway platform at the Jamaica J train station.

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October 21, 2014

Forest Hills Library to Start Lending Free Google Tablet This Week

The Queens Library seeks to help students by lending them free tablets.

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October 21, 2014

Developer Spends $22M to Buy Largest Piece of Jamaica Land in a Decade

A Queens group is planning to build market rate housing with a retail component, sources said.

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October 20, 2014

MAP: Luxury Residence Among Buildings Changing the Face of Jamaica

New residential and commercial projects have been transforming the neighborhood.

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October 17, 2014

Glendale Wants Its Own ZIP Code to Break Away From Ridgewood

Residents claim their neighborhood is being confused with nearby Ridgewood.

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October 16, 2014

Diversity-Minded Queens Road Signs Welcome Drivers to 'The World's Borough'

Queens is the most ethnically diverse county in the US, and the second borough to use unique road signs.

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October 15, 2014

Celebrate Fall in Jamaica with Butter Churning and Live Country Music

Two harvest festivals are scheduled for this Saturday in Jamaica.

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October 15, 2014

MAP: Check Out Attractions Along the Proposed QueensWay

The proposed QueensWay would feature a fitness station, food concessions and a rock climbing zone.