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.

Downtown »

April 23, 2014

A Frank History of Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs Premieres at Tribeca Film Fest

Lloyd Handwerker, whose grandfather founded Nathan's Famous, made the documentary.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

April 23, 2014

Bloods Gang Member Portrays Himself in Tribeca Film Festival Movie

James "Primo" Grant lived about 70 percent of the scenes in Keith Miller's film, "Five Star."

East Village & Lower East Side »

April 21, 2014

4 Things to Do in New York City This Week

Catch a sketch comedy show, pair blues and bowling or sample 50 restaurants in one night.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

April 18, 2014

4 New Restaurants to Try Now

Whether new in town or newly enhanced, these neighborhood establishments are fresh this weekend.

Midtown & Theater District »

April 17, 2014

Want to Get Slim? Eat Some Fat, Experts Say

New Yorkers are shedding their fear that eating fat will make them fat.

Downtown »

April 16, 2014

A Casual Movie Watcher's Guide to the Tribeca Film Festival

The festival has plenty of films that are readily accessible online or at free screenings.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

April 15, 2014

Shop the Greenmarket and Then Use This Recipe From a Chef

Fava beans are in season and at the city's Greenmarkets from spring through to July.

East Village & Lower East Side »

April 15, 2014

How to Banish Sugar From Your Diet and Survive in NYC

Despite the abundance of temptation, quitting sugar in New York can be easier than anywhere else.