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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January 23, 2015

4 New Foodie Destinations for You to Try

A farm-to-table wine bar and Russian-themed restaurant with vodka on tap recently opened.

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January 19, 2015

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Dating app The Grade rates users based on profile, photos and communication skills.

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January 16, 2015

4 New Restaurants For You to Try This Weekend

Get some $10 toast from a West Village cafe or a pizza made from a 1930s recipe at a downtown bar.

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January 12, 2015

5 Places Where Fashion Week Could Go After Lincoln Center

IMG, the company behind fashion week's main event, hasn't released where its September shows will be.

East Village & Lower East Side »

January 8, 2015

How 5 Small NYC Businesses Are Winning on Social Media

Small business owners say their social media efforts are yielding new customers and more sales. 

East Village & Lower East Side »

January 5, 2015

How You Can Be a Better Shopper in 2015

Stylist David Zyla talks through some of the points in his new book "How to Win at Shopping."

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

January 5, 2015

From Sewing to Coding, Improve Yourself with These 7 Classes

Check out these classes if you're after a new skill in 2015.

East Village & Lower East Side »

January 2, 2015

4 New Foodie Destinations for You to Try This Weekend

Vegan ice cream and a bar with wine on tap are some of the recent additions to the city's food scene.