A journalist and a producer of Silesion.pl portal, fan of new media, technology, innovative narratives and Virtual Reality. A promoter and creator of interactive documentaries, a.o. “Nikisz Niesporka”, “Pokłady Pamięci”, “Śląski Szeryf”, “Śląsk za szybami”, “Strefa architetury”. In his work he tries to show that new media is not a threat, but a great chance for traditional journalism. His work proves that interactive documentaries can be a source of editorial income and not only a burden.
For his work with Maria Zawała he received awards in national competitions: ArtFront 2015 for the interactive documentary “Pokłady pamięci” and the award in the “Krystyna Bochenek Nationwide Competition” for the interactive report “Śląsk za szybami”. In 2014, along with Maria Zawała, on behalf of the editorial staff of “Dziennik Zachodni”, Karol Gruszka received the Grand Press Digital Award for interactive documentaries. He is a speaker on number of media conferences, a.o. Lviv Media Forum, Digital Jorunalism Days, StoryCode Warsaw, Conference of Media Researchers.