SEEMO Secretary General
2000 - present: Secretary General of the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO)
Assistant to SEEMO Secretary General
Kristina Stevancevic is the assistant to the SEEMO Secretary General. She holds a BA in journalism from the University of Singidunum in Belgrade, and is currently completing an MA in South East European studies at the University of Graz.
Before joining SEEMO in 2011, Kristina worked at several departments of the Serbian Public Broadcaster (RTS), student radio stations, and web portals.
SEEMO Public Relations and Public Communications Coordinator
Dr Maren Köster-Hetzendorf has been Public Relations and Public Communications Coordinator at SEEMO since 2000 and Public Communications Coordinator in SECEPRO since 2010. She is the founder and owner of FLT medienwerkstatt, a PR agency founded in 2004 that focuses on consulting for municipalities, NGOs and associations in Europe.
Her clients include the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Deutsche Investitions- and Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).
Köster-Hetzendorf has a Ph.D. in Eastern European history and Slavic studies from the university of Vienna. She was chief correspondent for Eastern and South Eastern Europe forth daily newspaper DIE PRESSE in Vienna for eight years, and head of the press department for three years and spokeswomen of the German Red Cross. Dr Köster- Hetzendorf worked at leading positions at business magazines for many years.
SEEMO Public Relations and Sponsorship Manager
Jasmina Ratkovic graduated German language and literature in Belgrade after a diplomatic stay in Germany in her childhood. She has been working for the Liaison office of the city of Vienna in Belgrade for more than 11 years as a translator, PR manager and media relations manager.
A native Serbian, Ms, Ratkovic speaks fluent German, English, Italian and French. She holds a diploma from the London School of Public Relations.
Eva Maria Grabmair has an in-depth experience of press freedom developments. She previously worked for fifteen years as team Secretary and Assistant to the Director(s) of the International Press Institute in Vienna. A native of Linz, Austria, Ms. Grabmair is a native German speaker and is fluent in English.
She holds a Diploma in Translation from the Institute of Linguists in London, UK
Born in Vienna Austria, Bruno has a wide field of expertise ranging from language skills to creative productions. He is currently finishing Faculty of Law at Vienna University.
SEEMO Financial Manager
Born in Vienna 1964 and part of the SEEMO Team since 2012
SEEMO Publications and Press Freedom Coordinator
Donjeta Mulliqi was born in Kosovo and has an MA in political science. She has been part of the SEEMO Team since 2013
SEEMO Project Assistant
SEEMO Conferences and Projects Manager
SEEMO Press Freedom Assistant
SEEMO office assistant
Founder and senior editor daily Danas, Belgrade
Former editor in chief Radio 101 Zagreb and 2010-2015 advisor of the president of Croatia, Zagreb
Editor-in-chief Koha Ditore daily, Pristina
Editor, Radio Novi Sad, Novi Sad
journalist and former editor-in-chief, Jurnalul National, Bucharest
EBU advisor, former EBU deputy president and former RTV Slovenia deputy director, Ljubljana
former Director International Press Institute, Vienna
editor, 24 Chasa daily, Sofia
Editor in Chief, VEST daily, Skopje
Director, Albanian Media Institute, Tirana
Director, Media Center, Sarajevo
Professor, University of Vienna, Vienna
Journalist, former editor-in-chief Delo, Ljubljana and former member of the Parliament of Slovenia, Ljubljana
Owner of News Agency, KosovaPress, Pristina
Journalist, former Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief MRTV; former Managing Director Alsat-M; founder and owner of the weekly newsmagazine Forum; Skopje
Chairman Dogan Media International, Chairman & CEO Intermedia International Communications Inc and NMC New Media, former Chairman of TV Broadcasters Association of Turkey, former news editor of Milliyet, former Deputy General Manager TRT, Istanbul
Lecturer at the University “Hasan Prishtina”, Prishtinë
Editor-in-chief, Newsweek Serbia, Belgrade
Media expert, Athens
Director, Reporter de Garda - Ziarul de Garda, Chisinau