Teresa Modelska was born 24.02.1930 in Grodzisk Wielkopolski. She graduated from high school with a humanities-focused course in Lublin, and from art history at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. For four years she worked as stylistic editor in Polish Radio in Szczecin, since 1967 in Telewizja Szczecińska as manager for the Program Preparation and Broadcasting, as program secretary, and as author of articles, reportages, and artistic programs for the region and Poland. She has always been interested in the exploration of West Pomerania, tracing its history, current events, the presentation of people gifted with talent, artistic passion, social instinct. A number of program series was made: Strażnicy kultury, Architekci, Miasta i Miasteczka Pomorskie, Wędrówki po Szczecinie i Regionie, film monographs of people associated with science, art, and music, as well as reports from Polish and international visual art and music festivals. In 2000 she was awarded the Gold Duck as journalist of the year.