He’s a dreamer and an avid traveler—
Born and raised in Poland, Kuba has visited more than a dozen countries with no plans on stopping. In 2010 alone, he traveled 25,000 miles.
At 21, he moved to England and spent three years working and attending college. It was in the agricultural area of Northeast England where Kuba got his first taste of photojournalism. While interning at a local newspaper, he took pictures of a marina. When he brought back the pictures to the newsroom, fellow reporters thought the photos were taken in Hawaii! Needless to say, the pictures went to print.
A couple months later, Kuba moved from Boston, Lincolnshire to London to study journalism at the University of Westminster. His sophomore year, he had the chance to study abroad. Kuba dreamed of going to Australia to learn surfing but somehow ended up in Missouri— a choice he doesn’t regret. Attending the University of Missouri and working at KOMU-TV allowed him to break into the TV news business. His first teacher told him to never give up, so Kuba has followed that advice while working odd side jobs like sorting broccoli, collecting glass and working at a fashion store on London’s busiest street. He also produced a radio program and served as a reporter at a sports TV station in Poland. Kuba never gave up on his dream of being a photographer. He was offered a chance to master his photojournalism skills at KSPR. In one year, Kuba traveled enough miles to make it to the Equator. Nowadays, you can catch him driving back and forth to Columbia, where he’s pursuing his Master’s degree in journalism.
If you ever see a guy with a strange accent and a big camera, make sure to say hi. He’d love to hear your story.