Avaz-Roto Press

Avaz-Roto Press

Avaz-Roto Press is a media company that owns multiple outlets, mainly Dnevni Avaz and Avaz.ba. The key figures in the company are the founder, Fahrudin Radončić, and the owner Azra Radončić, former wife of Fahrudin.

Dnevni Avaz prints the most copies per issue of any media outlet in Bosnia and Herzegovina. According to IPSOS, it is also the print outlet with the largest readership in the country. Founded in 1991 by Fahrudin Radončić, it began printing in 1993 under the name Bošnjački Avaz and adopted the name Dnevni Avaz in 1995.

Key facts

Mother Company

Avaz d.o.o. (Društvo za nekretnine, hotelijerstvo, ugostiteljstvo i trgovinu)

Business Form

Private

Legal Form

Limited Liability Company

Ownership

Individual Owner

Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

Avaz Sport

Other TV Outlets

Alfa TV

Other Online Outlets

azra.ba

Facts

General Information

Founding Year

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Affiliated Interests Founder

Fahrudin Radončić

born in 1957 in Montenegro. Before the breakup of Yugoslavia, he was a member of the Communist Party and worked as a journalist for various outlets. During the Bosnian war, he founded the Bošnjački Avaz newspaper, which later became Dnevni Avaz. He is the founder and president of the SBB political party, which held positions in local and state government for several years. Radončić served as the state minister of security. Radončić was arrested in 2016 and charged for corruption and obstruction of justice, but he was acquited after trial. SBB lost its political influence in 2023.
Azra Radončić is the former wife of Fahrudin Radončić. After their divorce, she acquired ownership of Avaz through a settlement and later became the owner of Avaz-Roto Press following its purchase by Avaz.

Employees

141

Contact

Adress: Tešanjska 24 A, 71000 Sarajevo

Tel: +38733281385

Tax/ ID Number

4200934630002

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

7.27 mln USD / 12.54 mln BAM

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

610.830 USD / 1.05 mln BAM

Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Further Information

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Meta Data

Ownership data from 2023 is sourced from the Sarajevo Municipal Court Registry and is available through the court upon request. Media outlets ware contacted on 8th of August 2023 and did not responded to our questions. Ownership data was obtained through a FOI request to the responsible municipal court. The revenue and operating profit figures are from 2021 obtained from Financial Information Agency. The amounts have been converted into USD using the Central Bank's average exchange rate for December 31, 2021. Audience share information for the period between March 2022 and March 2023 was obtained from the IPSOS market research firm.

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