Journalists

Poland Today magazine features high-level journalists from renowned international and Polish publications. Since we launched in 2012, our writers have included:

Katya Andrusz is a freelance journalist who has covered German and Central European affairs for more than a decade, working for Reuters, Bloomberg News, The Economist and The Guardian. She specialises in political and economic issues, reporting on Poland’s entry into the European Union and the region’s increasing weight in the EU from Warsaw and Brussels.

Philip Boyes, who is half Polish and half British, has written speeches, sometimes on the back of restaurant napkins, for presidents, prime ministers and congressmen. A former Reuters journalist, his work has been published in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. Philip is a graduate of the London School of Economics and King’s College London.

Annabelle Chapman is a Warsaw-based journalist. Her articles from Poland and Ukraine have featured in The Economist, Foreign Policy, Newsweek and Foreign Affairs, among others. In Warsaw, she is also English-language editor at Polityka Insight, a think-tank. She has a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and a masters in Russian and East European Studies, both from Oxford University.

Bogusław Chrabota is editor in chief of Rzeczpospolita, a leading opinion-forming daily Polish newspaper. He earned a law degree at Jagiellonian University in Krakow. From 1990 to 1993 he worked for Polish public television station TVP. Later, he was a member of the team that founded the first Polish private television station, Polsat.

Jan Cienski is Senior Policy Editor at POLITICO in Europe. In 2014-2015 he was Poland correspondent for the Economist. From 2003 to 2014 he was the Warsaw bureau chief of the Financial Times. His main work was reporting on central Europe’s EU integration. Prior to that he was the Washington correspondent for Canada’s National Post and worked in the US for the Associated Press. From 1992 to 1995 he worked in Moscow for the German News Agency DPA – covering the brush wars after USSR’s collapse. He was a reporter working in Warsaw for United Press International in 1989 and 1990. Born in South Africa in 1965, he later lived in Canada and earned a degree in international relations from the University of Toronto.

Adam Czerniak, chief economist at Polityka Insight, where he heads the macroeconomic desk and conducts tailored research on wealth, consumers and the housing market. Czerniak is also an assistant professor at the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH).

Matthew Day covers Central Europe for the UK’s The Telegraph, while also writing on Central and Eastern European affairs for The Scotsman. He has reported on major events such as the 2010 Smolensk disaster and Poland’s recent presidency of the EU. He first came to Central Europe in 1992 as an English and history teacher.

Edward Lucas is an international Editor of The Economist. He has covered Central and Eastern Europe for more than 20 years, witnessing the final years of the last Cold War, the fall of the Iron Curtain and the collapse of the Soviet empire. He holds a BSc from the London School of Economics and studied Polish at the Jagiellonian University.

Wojciech Szacki heads Polityka Insight‘s political desk. He is responsible for party coverage and maintaining relations with PO and PiS. He also prepares PI‘s daily political briefing. From 2002 till 2012 he was a journalist at Gazeta Wyborcza where he followed party politics and public opinion polls. He is a Law graduate from the University of Warsaw.