Roman Kurkiewicz

Editor, journalist, feature writer, activist. Author of books Lewomyślnie, Klapsy polskie, and a children’s book about Wanda Krahelska. Twice he became chief editor of the weekly “Przekrój” (2002, 2012), deputy chief editor of the journal “Życie Warszawy” (2003-2004), head of journalism in the 2nd Programme of the Polish National Television (1995-1996), editor of “Gazeta Wyborcza” (1989-1995). Co-author of the TV programme “Dwie prawdy” [Two truths] on TVN 24 with Jan Wróbel (2014-2016), since 2007 professor of journalism at Collegium Civitas and feature writer in the weekly “Przegląd.” In 1979-1989 he was involved with the democratic opposition and underground publishing movement, he studied philosophy. Lately instructor at a rope course. Atheist, antifascist, billiard player, cyclist.