About Us

Loosely based around a magazine-style format, and taking its name from an essay of the same name by the Polish writer Joseph Conrad, (Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski), The First News (TFN) aims to bring readers entertaining, engaging and informative news, features and reportage from across Poland and beyond.


Dagmara LeszkowiczEditor-in-Chief

Ed Wight Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Magda AugustowskaNews Desk Manager

Monica ZielinskiSocial Media Manager

Alex WebberJournalist

Stuart DowellJournalist

Blanka KonopkaJournalist

Jo HarperJournalist

Matt DayEnglish News Service Editor

Zbigniew Chmura  English News Service Editor

Patrick NeyYouTube Host

John BeauchampPodcast Host

Andrzej DziurdzikowskiOnline Editor