Veran Matić at LSC

The London School of Commerce, Belgrade, is proud to present the Leadership Forum with Mr. Veran Matić, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of B92. The Forum will be held at LSC Belgrade premises on Jan. 31, 2014, at 6 PM.

Mr. Matić graduated from the Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade. Mr. Matić has been engaged in journalism since 1984 with alternative and youth media throughout the region. In May 1989 he founded Radio B92, the first independent radio station in Serbia. Over the years B92 has become a leading independent Radio and Television station.

Apart from being the Chief Executive Officer and Editor-in-Chief of Belgrade’s Radio and Television station B92, Serbia’s commercially funded public service broadcaster, managing the company’s radio, TV, online, publishing and cultural services, Mr. Matić has also developed B92 as a socially responsible media company by initiating a series of big humanitarian and socially relevant campaigns.

Moreover, Mr. Veran Matić is the holder of many local and international awards.

The focusing questions of the Forum:

• Struggles for a "free media" in Serbia; is there a "free media" as such

• What is the consistent role of politics and political parties in the process of a "free" media in today’s society

• How the emergence of social media has changed the media landscape in Serbia

Mr. Matić will address to the public in Serbian.