Corporate News

STA signs deal on public service with UKOM valid until end of the year

Igor Kadunc, the new acting director of the STA, and Uroš Urbanija, director of the Government Communication Office (UKOM), signed an agreement on the STA's public service for 2021, UKOM said in a press release. Urbanija told the press the contract said that the STA should receive EUR 2 million for this year.

STA, UKOM directors hold first meeting

Igor Kadunc, the new acting director of the STA, and Uroš Urbanija, the director of the Government Communications Office (UKOM), held their first meeting Tuesday. The talks were designed to discuss ways to resolve the stand-off regarding financing.

Second round of STA crowdfunding campaign starts

The Slovenian Journalist Association (DNS) has launched another round of the #zaobSTAnek crowdfunding campaign in support of the Slovenian Press Agency starting on 1 November. If you wish to donate, send an SMS message with the text STA5 to 1919 (the donation will be five euros). Those who would like to donate a different amount can do so via direct transfer to the Slovenian Journalist Association account number SI56 6100 0002 5727 075 (Društvo novinarjev Slovenije), Vošnjakova ulica 8, Ljubljana.

Kadunc takes over as STA acting director

Igor Kadunc, former director general of the public broadcaster RTV Slovenija, takes over as the acting director at the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) on Sunday. He stressed that ensuring financial stability of the STA would be his priority as a prerequisite for the normal functioning and existence of the agency.

Ex-RTV Slovenija boss Igor Kadunc appointed STA acting director

The supervisory board of the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) appointed on Monday Igor Kadunc, former director general of the public broadcaster RTV Slovenija, the agency's acting director. Kadunc will take over from outgoing director Bojan Veselinovič on 31 October, while taking over as full-fledged director on 1 January 2022.

Ex-DG of public broadcaster bidding for STA director

Igor Kadunc, a former director general of the public broadcaster RTV Slovenija, has confirmed he has applied for the post of director of the Slovenian Press Agency (STA). He is the sole candidate to have applied.

STA funding, media freedom discussed at EU-Western Balkans summit news conference

PM Janez Janša disagrees with the claim that Slovenia is setting a poor example to EU candidates by suspending the funding of the STA and not respecting media freedom. But European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was clear, as she spoke to the press after the EU-Western Balkans summit alongside Janša, that current STA funding is a must.