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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December 22, 2014

Thief Steals $50K Antique Ring from 90-Year-Old Woman and Sells It for $50

The victim's home attendant allegedly stole the ring, police said.

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December 19, 2014

Metropolitan Avenue Turns into 'Michelin Road' With Fine Dining Restaurants

Several restaurants on Metropolitan Avenue have been featured in the prestigious Michelin Guide.

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December 18, 2014

Truant Students in Ski Masks Spark Jamaica HS Building Lockdown

A Jamaica school principal ordered a soft lockdown after seeing the student enter the school in masks.

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December 18, 2014

Queens Library Fires Its Boss After Reviewing His Spending

The board of trustees voted to oust the library's CEO, Thomas Galante.

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December 17, 2014

Police Hunt for Man Who Choked and Tried to Rape 15-Year-Old Virginia Girl

The man tried to assault the victim near a schoolyard in St. Albans, police said.

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December 16, 2014

Fixes Leave Queens Boulevard Intersection More Confusing, Residents Say

Comunity Board 6 is asking for more changes at a busy intersection.

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December 16, 2014

City Begins $2.4 Million Renovation of Popular Jamaica Park

The upgrade of Captain Tilly Park will include building new asphalt pathways.  

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December 15, 2014

York College Students Hold 'Die-in' to Protest Police-Involved Deaths

More than 100 students, joined by faculty members, participated in the protest.