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 »

July 28, 2014

Rego Park Author Tackles Domestic Surveillance in New Book

Tim Fredrick's “Adventures in Droneland” takes place mainly in Queens.

Crown Heights & Prospect Heights »

July 27, 2014

Chickens Scratch Their Way Into Even More NYC Backyards

New Yorkers raising birds in their backyards said they like the organic eggs and fun of having a pet.  

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

July 25, 2014

Bouncer Convicted of Kicking Clubgoer to Death in Richmond Hill

Kristian Sorbera was found guilty of manslaughter in the beating death of a clubgoer.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

July 24, 2014

8 Queens Library Trustees Removed Amid Investigations

Queens Borough President said the trustees “fail to perform their duties."

Maspeth, Middle Village & Ridgewood »

July 23, 2014

Historic Ridgewood Theater Being Replaced by Apartment Building

The site owner plans to build a five-story apartment building behind the facade of the former theater.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

July 23, 2014

Thief Stabs Security Guards with Ice Pick at Kids Clothes Store, Police Say

The suspect attacked two store employees at a Cookie’s Kids store on Jamaica Avenue.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

July 23, 2014

Young Artists from Jamaica Tackle High School Dropout Crisis with Mural

The mural will be painted at PS/IS 116 William C. Hughley in Jamaica.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

July 22, 2014

Cook Like a Chef with 6 Summer Recipes from Forest Hills Restaurants

DNAinfo New York asked Forest Hills chefs to share their summer recipes.