Adria Media Group

Adria Media Group

Adria Media Group (AMG) is the largest media group in the Balkans. Founded in 2014, this group is in the ownership of Aleksandar Rodic. The group consists of eight companies: Adria Media Group Ltd Belgrade (as Mother Company) and seven related legal entities, Adria Media Zagreb, Custom Group Ltd, Adria Media Magazine Ltd, Adria Media Invest Ltd, Ost Holding Sudosteuropa Ltd Austria and Esprit Medien Ltd Austria. From the October 2016 the new publishing company Adria Media Balkans, based in Macedonia is part of the group.

The Group is predominantly in the publishing business and the regional leader in the media industry. According to its data AMG has 720 employees, multimedia portfolio includes 57 print editions, 26 digital editions and 27 YouTube channels. Adria Media Zagreb, so-called factory of content, has been positioned as the market leader in the glossy magazine segment in Croatia. Adria Media Balkan, founded in October 2016, when Adria Media Group had bought the majority share of the largest circulation daily newspaper in Macedonia, Sloboden Pecat.Sloboden pecat is the leader in the market, actively influencing the public opinion with its content  for more then three years now.

The Group is a member of international and Serbian organizations: Wan Ifra (World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers), Asocijacija Medija Srbije (Serbia Media Association), Savet za štampu Srbije (Press Council Serbia), Interactive Advertising Bureau and European Investigative Collaboration.

According to its Google analytics, the Group has more than 25 Million unique visitors per month and 506 Million page views per month. Adria Media Group has more than 2.4 million Facebook fans of the official pages.

Key facts

Mother Company

Adria Media Group Belgrade

Business Form

private

Legal Form

ltd

Business Sectors

Printing

Ownership

Individual Owner

Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

Cosmo Campus, Story Winter, Story Kids, Story, Kurir magazine, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Story Lepa & Srećna, National Geographic Serbia, StoryCaffee, Sensa, Mens' Health, Sloboden Pecat

Other Online Outlets

Facts

Media Business

Publishing

News and entertainment

Business

International business

Publishing, news and entertainment in Austria, Croatia and Macedonia

General Information

Founding Year

2014

Founder

Aleksandar Rodic

Affiliated Interests Founder

Aleksandar Rodic is the son of Radisav Rodic, founder of the Kurir tabloid. Aleksandar is a controversial Serbian businessman who owns many companies in the field of media business and/or other.

Aleksandar Rodic has been in the media business since 2009, when he took over the management of Kurir daily paper following his father's arrest.

Under his management, Kurir has maintained close ties with every government to follow with seldom ups and downs. This has subsequently led to the company's growth. In 2014, Aleksandar Rodic spread the business by acquiring Adria Media Group, the largest media group in the Balkans which publishes Elle, National Geographic, Newsweek, Cosmopolitan, Men's Health...

In the November of 2015 Rodic got in the center of attention, when the famous front page of Kurir was published, "Srbijo, izvini". Aleksandar Rodic, author of the article “Srbijo izvini” created a steer in media community and public, when apologizing to the citizens of Serbia for, as he stated, being forced to be a part of propaganda team of Aleksandar Vučić. Following the publishing of the article there was ongoing public dispute between A. Rodic, Zeljko Mitrovic, the owner of Pink TV and Dragan J. Vucicevic, owner and editor of tabloid Informer. This public media conflict lasted for several months, after things got back to normal with no public debate about A. Rodic statements.

In the June of 2017 Kurir daily published the article "Vucic preko EPS finansira privatnu vojsku". Aleksandar Vucic, former Prime minister and now President, was linked to financing the football fans group through public enterprises "Electric Power Industry of Serbia" and "Airport Nikola Tesla Belgrade" in exchange for their favours. This led to another series of public conflict between A. Rodic, D.J. Vucicevic (Informer tabloid) and Zeljko Mitrovic (Pink TV). A series of scandalous front pages followed and special program on Pink. Aleksandar Rodic announced that he is going politics since he has the courage to fight against A. Vucic dictatorship and his censorship of the Serbian media.

Employees

720

Contact

Vlajkoviceva 8,

11000 Belgrade, Serbia

 

Kurir:
Tel: +381 11 6357 100

Adria Media Magazines:
Tel: +381 11 6357 201

 

E- mail: office@adriamedia.rs 

 

Website: www.adriamediagroup.com

Tax/ ID Number

Tax number 103548123
ID number 17572423

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

25.3 Mio USD / 2.7 Bil RSD (2015)

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

0,8 Mio USD / 91.6 Mio RSD (2015)

Advertising (in % of total funding)

Missing Data

Management

Other Influential People

Natalija Rodic Cvetkovic

Natalija Rodic Cvetkovic, Vice President of Adria Media Group and Directoress of Magazines, is the sister of Aleksandar Rodic.

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