Beata Biel has been a Polish journalist and documentary filmmaker for over 14 years. For almost 10 years she worked for the biggest Polish commercial TV channel, TVN - as a journalist and editor. Since 2010, as a freelancer, she has worked for various TV channels and the printed and online press both in Poland and abroad (e.g. Sweden, USA). She is the author of tens of TV reports and documentary films, focusing mainly on human stories, controversial social issues and investigative journalism. She has also worked as a media trainer in Ukraine. Currently represents Google News Lab in Central and Eastern Europe
Polish Grand Press Prize winner of 2008 in the category: best TV report (for: „Help in Death”), nominated for the award also in 2009 (for: „The Terrorist Prince”). A 2011 Transatlantic Media Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC.
Google News Lab Lead for Central and Eastern Europe