Barbara Štrukelj

Barbara Štrukelj, acting director

Barbara Štrukelj started working for the STA in 1991 as a student at the Foreign Desk. Following stints at the national radio between 1991 and 1993, and the Slovenian desk at Deutsche Welle in Cologne in 1994, she returned to the STA and became a full-time staff reporter at the Business Desk in 1996, the same year she earned her BA in comparative literature from the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana. Between 1998 and 2006 she was the editor of the Business Desk. In 2009 she was appointed the editor-in-chief and got two new four-year terms in 2013 and 2017. In 2021 she became deputy editor-in-chief and in 2024 she was appointed as acting director of STA.

Aljoša Rehar

Aljoša Rehar, Editor-in-Chief

Aljoša Rehar joined the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) as a student in 2000. In 2004 he obtained a dual degree in sociology of culture (Faculty of Arts) and journalism (Faculty of Social Sciences) from the University of Ljubljana. He initially worked as a business journalist for several years before leading the Business Desk in an acting role. In 2014 he became the head of the newly formed Digital Strategy Group, which is in charge of the agency's digital activities and development projects. Between 2011 and 2019 he served as a workers' representative on the STA Supervisory Board and since 2013 he has been the STA's delegate at the International Press Communications Council (IPTC). In 2021 he was appointed editor-in-chief for a four-year term.

Slovenian Press Agency Supervisory Board in 2023-2027

  • Peter Ribarič, President
  • Jure Brankovič, Deputy President
  • Matevž Klobučar, Member
  • Mateja Fridl Stojanović, Member
  • Gregor Mlakar, Member