Janusz Kozioł

The representative of the Mayor of Krakow and Vice President of the European Games 2023 Company

From 1985 to 2008 – Gazeta Krakowska. For many years, head of the sports department. Journalistic coverage of events such as the Olympic Games in Atlanta, Sydney, and Athens, as well as the FIFA World Cup in France, South Korea, and Japan. In 2005, deputy editor-in-chief for regional affairs, and from 2006 to 2008, editor-in-chief of Gazeta Krakowska.
From 2008 to 2010 – Telewizja Kraków (including the author of the film “Ruletka z Iwanem,” a series of regular columns, author of interviews in prestigious Topics of the Day).
From 2010 to 2011 – Member of the Board and deputy editor-in-chief of Radio Kraków (responsible for the culture, sports, music editorial, and technical department).
From 2008 to 2016 – Krakow Academy of Physical Education – senior lecturer in journalism and press relations, as well as the rector’s plenipotentiary for Public Relations (conducting postgraduate classes for sports managers as part of the European Union program).
2013 – Vice President of Wisła Kraków SA (responsible for promotion, organizational activities of the club in cooperation with the City of Krakow, Ekstraklasa SA, and the Polish Football Association).
Since 2020, the head of the Joint Task Force for the European Games 2023, shared between the City and the Marshal’s Office.
From 2016 to 2017 – Plenipotentiary of the Mayor for organizing the UEFA European Under-21 Championship.
In 2021 – Chief organizer of the European AMP Football Championship and co-organizer of the Division II European Championship in blind football.
Coordinator for the organization of the AMP Football Champions League final tournament and coordinator for Krakow’s efforts to host the UEFA Women’s European Championship in 2025.
In connection with the organization of the European Games in 2023, responsible for negotiations on behalf of the City with project partners. Coordinator of pre-games test tournaments: European Senior Rugby 7 Championship, World Series in Teqball, European Junior Modern Pentathlon Championship.

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