Agnieszka Romaszewska-Guzy

Agnieszka Romaszewska-Guzy was born on January 15, 1962 in Warsaw. She is a Polish TV and newspaper journalist and director of Belsat TV, the first and still only independent TV channel in Belarus.

In the course of studies at Warsaw University and in the times of ‘Solidarity’ she was Spokeswoman for the Polish Nationwide Foundation Committee of Independent Students’ Association (Ogólnopolski Komitet Założycielski Niezależnego Zrzeszenia Studentów (NZS)), then became a member of the NZS’ National Inspection Committee. After imposing martial law she was interned. In 1987 Agnieszka Romaszewska-Guzy graduated from the Institute of History at Warszaw University. In the 80s she cooperated with opposition movements, including Freedom and Peace (Wolność i Pokój).

As part of her PhD studies in the U.S. Agnieszka Romaszewska-Guzy worked as a trainee for well-known titles The Washington Times, the Washington Post and weekly New Republic.

Since 1992 she has been closely cooperating with the Polish Public Television (Telewizja Polska, TVP). She was a head of reporters’ team, Vice Director of News Department (Wiadomości TVP), a domestic and foreign reporter, a news editor. She performed duties of Director of TVP Polonia and was in charge of TVP Department in Białystok.

Since August, 2013 Agnieszka Romaszewska-Guzy has been in the steering bodies of the European Federation of Journalists.