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Ekspres

Weekly Ekspres started in 2016, but the company Publisher, which publishes the weekly, was already founded six months earlier, in November 2015. The owner, Goran Veselinovic, is the best man of now President Aleksandar Vucic and because of that he is considered very powerful and influential. Veselinovic also owns a PR agency Right which had taken over the most of marketing businesses in Serbia since 2012 just when Vucic's Serbian Progressive Party came to power.

Key facts

Audience Share

0.2%

Ownership Type

private

Geographic Coverage

national

Content Type

paid content (120 RSD)

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Media Companies / Groups

Publisher

Ownership

Ownership Structure

Weekly Ekspres is owned by the company Publisher Ltd, whose 100% owner is Goran Veselinovic.

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Facts

General Information

Founding Year

2016

Founder

Goran Veselinovic

Affiliated Interests Founder

Goran Veselinovic owns a marketing agency Right LTD.

Ceo

Slobodan Orlic

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Since September 2017, Slobodan Orlic has been the editor-in-chief of Sunday Express, as well as the director of company Publisher doo, which is the publisher of weekly Express. On this position, he replaced Ivan Cvejić, who was editor in chief since the founding of this weekly. Prior that Cvejic was a longtime journalist and editor in BETA news agency.

Orlic is a former journalist and politician. He began his journalistic career in the Sports Journal, then he worked on Studio B in the morning and informative program. After that, Orlic worked on the BK television in the foreign policy department and as the author of the political programe "Gravity".

He began his political career in 1997 as one of the founders of the Social Democracy. In 2001 he was elected to be president of that party. When the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro was formed, Orlic was appointed Director of the Information Directorate by the Council of Ministers. In September 2005, he resigned from his post and was replaced by Ivan Cvejić.

The media wrote that he was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Serbia (SDPS), whose president Rasim Ljajić is the current minister of trade, tourism and telecommunications in the Government of Serbia, and that he was elected the head of the Central Election Staff of the Social Democratic Party of Serbia in September 2011, which was also written in his biography that was on the SDPS website. Orlic told the media earlier that he was never a functionary or a member of that party, but only because of his experience in the media, he helped the race Ljajić during the campaign.

Slobodan Orlic is the director and marketing agency Right Goran Veselinovic, owned by the Express magazine through Publisher.

Editor-In-Chief

Slobodan Orlic

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Since September 2017, Slobodan Orlic has been the editor-in-chief of Sunday Express, as well as the director of company Publisher doo, which is the publisher of weekly Express. On this position, he replaced Ivan Cvejić, who was editor in chief since the founding of this weekly. Prior that Cvejic was a longtime journalist and editor in BETA news agency.

Orlic is a former journalist and politician. He began his journalistic career in the Sports Journal, then he worked on Studio B in the morning and informative program. After that, Orlic worked on the BK television in the foreign policy department and as the author of the political programe "Gravity".

He began his political career in 1997 as one of the founders of the Social Democracy. In 2001 he was elected to be president of that party. When the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro was formed, Orlic was appointed Director of the Information Directorate by the Council of Ministers. In September 2005, he resigned from his post and was replaced by Ivan Cvejić.

The media wrote that he was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Serbia (SDPS), whose president Rasim Ljajić is the current minister of trade, tourism and telecommunications in the Government of Serbia, and that he was elected the head of the Central Election Staff of the Social Democratic Party of Serbia in September 2011, which was also written in his biography that was on the SDPS website. Orlic told the media earlier that he was never a functionary or a member of that party, but only because of his experience in the media, he helped the race Ljajić during the campaign.

Slobodan Orlic is the director and marketing agency Right Goran Veselinovic, owned by the Express magazine through Publisher.

Contact

Beogradska 39, Belgrade, Serbia

Tel: + 381 11 404 44 16

www.ekspres.net

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Further Information

Meta Data

Weekly magazine Ekspres has been coming out since April 2016, but the company Publisher, which owns it, was founded in November 2015.

Number of employees was 19 in 2017 according to the official records of the Serbian Business Registers Agency. Information on employees in 2019 will be available in second half of 2020, when financial reports for previous year will be publicly available.

Impressum on the Ekspres website is not up to date, but updated information was available in the Serbian Business registers Agency. Google image search results on Goran Veselinovic were very scant. There are only two photos that were published in daily Kurir newspaper - one taken during an annual celebration of the ruling party in Serbia, Serbian Progressive Party and second taken by unknown photographer.

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