Beata Biel is a Polish journalist and documentary filmmaker. For almost 10 years she worked for the biggest Polish commercial TV channel, TVN – as a journalist and editor. Later, as a freelancer, she has worked for television and the printed press both in Poland and abroad (eg. USA, Sweden). 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”). She is the author of tens of TV reports and documentary films, focusing mainly on human stories, controversial social issues and investigative journalism. A 2011 Transatlantic Media Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC. Currently working on TV documentary series and investigative projects.