Dnevne nezavisne novine

Dnevne Nezavisne Novine d.o.o. was founded in 1997 by Željko Kopanja, Anton Kasipović and Nataša Kopanja. It is a private media company owned in its entirety by the Kopanja family. The company publishes the daily Nezavisne Novine newspaper and it is the largest shareholder of the online and print media outlet Glas Srpske.

Key facts

Business Form


Legal Form

Limited Liability Company

Business Sectors

Publishing and Radio Broadcasting


Individual Owner

Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

Nezavisne novine

Other Radio Outlets

Nes radio

Other Online Outlets



Media Business


Nezavisne Novine

Radio Broadasting

Nes Radio

General Information

Founding Year


Affiliated Interests Founder

Željko Kopanja, Nataša Kopanja, Anton Kasipović

Željko Kopanja was born in Kotor Varoš, earned a degree in Economics before beginning his journalistic career with the Banja Luka outlet Glas, which is now known as Glas Srpske. Immediately after the war, he established ‘Nezavisne novine’. On October 22, 1999, he survived an assassination attempt, when an explosive was placed underneath his car, resulting in the loss of both his legs. He passed away in 2016.


Missing data


Adress: Braće Pišteljića 1, Banja Luka 78000

Tel: +387 51 331 800

Website: www.nezavisne.com

Tax/ ID Number


Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

2.65 mln USD / 4.58 mln BAM

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

727.009 USD / 1.25 mln BAM

Advertising (in % of total funding)

1.27 mln USD / 2.2 mln BAM

Further Information

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The revenue and operating profit figures are from 2021, obtained from the Agency for intermediary, IT and financial services - APIF. The marketing data was provided upon request by Dnevne Nezavisne Novine on August 18, 2023, and pertains to the company as a whole, not the specific media outlet. The amounts have been converted into USD using the Central Bank's average exchange rate for December 31, 2021. The ownership data was obtained through a FOI request to the responsible court in a hard copy on 11 July 2023.

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