Klara Wyrzykowska is a freelance reporter, currently writing for French newspapers on the social and political evolutions in Poland.
Bi-national (French and Polish), she specialized in European Journalism, covering social, political and cultural issues during almost four years for various magazines on French – German TV Channel ARTE, such as Zoom Europa, Le Blogueur and Vox Pop. She reported from more than 15 European countries - on such various topics as nuclear waste in Germany, European funds in Bulgaria, working conditions in Lithuanian supermarkets or… nightlife in Madrid – as well as from India for French TV France 2.
After moving to Warsaw, she started working with French TVs and radios as a reporter, fixer or translater, as well as for the press, writing pieces for such newspapers as Slate.fr or L’Obs.
She studied a semester at Columbia University in New York, before working one year in Berlin, and finally graduating with two Masters degree in International Relations and Cultural History at Sciences-Po in Paris, with a master’s thesis dedicated to the city of Sarajevo in the aftermath of the Dayton agreement.
This multimedia project presents stories on the fight against poverty and social exclusion among elderly people in Tanzania and Ethiopia.