Serena Solomon

Reporter/Producer @serenaspeaks ssolomon@dnainfo.com

Serena Solomon is a reporter/producer for DNAinfo.

An Australian who has maintained a daily obsession with news since a young age, Serena started out as a social worker, working with homeless teenagers for five years, before making a career change to journalism.

She studied International Communications with a major in journalism at Macquaire University in Sydney, and completed a year-long study abroad program at the University of Washington, in Seattle. While in Seattle she worked with SCAN, a community access station, as a PR assistant and as a reporter. She also reported for the Daily, the school's award-winning student publication.

After Seattle, Serena moved to the East Coast to work with the New York Times on "The Local."

Fun Fact: Serena's favorite pastime is to fumble through other people's junk at yard sales or flea markets.

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October 22, 2014

How to Get Grant Money and Other Benefits for Your Business

Millions of dollars in grants and other benefits are available to small businesses.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 21, 2014

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East Village & Lower East Side »

October 21, 2014

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Greenwich Village & SoHo »

October 17, 2014

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Greenwich Village & SoHo »

October 16, 2014

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Midtown & Theater District »

October 6, 2014

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Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

September 26, 2014

Why Some New Yorkers Are Dumping Online Dating

Headlines might herald the popularity of online dating, but there are many who prefer to stay offline.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

September 24, 2014

5 Things to Know Before Hiring Staff for Your Small Business

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