Blic online media outlet was first launched in 1999, but it was redesigned in 2007. It is the leading newsportal in the country and is ranked number one by many audience research agencies (Alexa, Similarweb and Gemius).
Media Companies / Groups
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is the owner of Blic online.
Group / Individual Owner
Ringier was established in 1833 in Zofingen, Switzerland. The company has a private ownership. Today Ringier is a multinational integrated media company and one of the most important media companies in the market of Switzerland.
Ringier publishes more than 120 newspapers and magazines worldwide, produces a variety of TV programs and has a significant share of TV and radio stations. It also organizes and sells tickets to events and concerts, manages more than 200 internet and mobile platforms and manages several publishing houses. The company is headquartered in Zurich, with about 7,500 employees throughout the Group worldwide.
Axel Springer SE
Publishing house Axel Springer was established in 1946 by Axel Springer. It became the largest newspaper publisher and third largest magazine publisher in Germany. It is also one of the leading media companies in Europe. Broad media portfolio includes well-known brands such as das BILD and die WELT. Axel Springer SE generates more than a third of its revenue from international business and digital media. Since 1985 the company's headquarters is located in Berlin. The company employs more than 11,500 people.
Affiliated Interests Ceo
Veselin Simonovic was a journalist and one of editors at the weekly Vreme during the early 1990's. At Blic, he started as an editor in 1998 and later became the editor in chief. In 2010 he became editor in chief of integrated editorial staff, a post in which he stayed until the end of 2014. In 2015, Simonovic became the Director of the Blic.
Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief
Marko Stjepanovic joined the editorial staff of the daily newspaper Blic in 1998 as a journalist, and over the years the journalistic and editorial experience strengthened through the initiation and carrying out of several news releases. He ran the newsroom of daily newspaper 24 hours, the only free daily newspaper in Serbia, and was chief editor of the Internet edition of the company. For many years he was chief editor of Blic Sunday, and was appointed deputy chief editor of integrated newsroom in October 2010. Since 2016 he has been the Editor-in-Chief of the leading news site Blic.rs.
Žorža Klemensoa 19, Belgrade, Serbia
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In July 2014 Ringier AG has agreed on a long-term relationship with KKR, a leading global investment company. KKR will have 49% shares in each of Ringier's daughter companies operating in the digital area - Scout24 Schweiz AG and Omnimedia AG. In the future, Ringier AG and KKR will work together on the development of digital activities and activities in the field of online marketing and advertising company Ringier on the Swiss market.