Pawel Maciag

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Paweł Maciąg is a lawyer, journalist and former diplomat. Specializes in international law and international relations.

Paweł Maciąg graduated from prestigious Warsaw University's Department of Law in the Institute of International Law. Ranked as a first from the list of 10 best University's in Poland. In 2009 he obtained a Ph.D. from very same Institute of International Law.

Dr. Maciag is the author of two books and hundreds of articles.

Early life[edit]

Pawel Maciag was born in Poland. He is the son of prominent academics. His father is the University Professor and mother is a retired art teacher.


He was a Polish media United States correspondent since 1999 and attended United States Foreign Press Center briefings. Pawel Maciag also, as an eyewitness, covered the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center for Polsat Television and the National Polish News Agency - PAP (Polish Press Agency).

Since 2002, for five years, he was the Editor-in-Chief at Super Express USA (the largest and most notable Polish daily newspaper in the United States) with the headquarters in Financial District in downtown Manhattan, New York. Dr. Maciag was the longest serving Editor-in-Chief of this newspaper.

In addition he was a respected member of the United Nations Correspondents Association in New York City which he was a member in good standing. He was also active in many U.N. related charitable events. He was also a member of the Independent Press Association .

From 2007 until 2011 dr. Maciag was a diplomat at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington D.C. He served as a counsellor and press attache.

Dr. Maciag is a Fellow of the United States Information Agency with a one-year fellowship for professional journalism at Bradley University - at the Global Communications Center in Peoria, Illinois, a Fellow of the New York Times Company Foundation (Institute for the Ethnic Press) in the New York Times headquarters in Manhattan in 2003, a fellow at the Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts in summer 1994 and a Fellow of the Government of Germany in Prien, Bavaria (Bayern).

Pawel Maciag finished a leadership training for editors organized by the Independent Press Association in New York.

Dr. Maciąg started his first journalistic job in 1992 in the Polish Press Agency headquarters in Warsaw, Poland (social and then political desk), while studying law. In 1993 joined Polsat TV - largest private network in Poland. He served as a reporter and foreign desk editor.

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