Science, Pseudoscience & Media
Journalist / communication coach, Poland
Experienced, bilingual journalist, formerly with the BBC World Service in London, Rafał works as Polish Radio’s Science Correspondent. He was an editor and producer of the BBC flagship programmes ‘World Business Report’ and ‘Science in Action.’ He also worked as London correspondent for Puls Biznesu and freelanced for The Independent, NPR and RTE.
He has been InterComm’s executive communication coach since 2009. He specialises in public speaking trainings for CEOs, managers and teams. Rafał hosts business conferences and chairs expert panel discussions in both English and Polish. As a lecturer of journalism and PR he shares his experience with younger generations at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS). A fan of public performance involved in the TED movement, he has been both a speaker and a host at TEDx Wrocław.
He is a finalist of two editions of the ‘Science Promotor’ contest organised by the Polish Press Agency and the Ministry of Science.
Rafał has written two books: "A Straight Road to Success" and "Autism: a Father's Diary". His professional motto is “Clarity of performance follows clarity of thought”. Rafał’s charity work involves helping families affected by autism and multiple sclerosis. He has been awarded with the “MS Ambassador” title by The Polish Multiple Sclerosis Society.
He is a finalist of two editions of ‘Science Promotor’ contest organised by the Polish Press Agency and the Ministry of Science.
Scientists - Bear with Me, I'm a News Journalist
The skill of being succesfully interviewed by a news journalist does not come naturally to all scientist. The talk will be a mini-guide, so that experts in their fields will get the insider knowledge about how media work and how to work with them.