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DMC round 3 starts in Belgrade including 10 graduates from Belgrade University

The third generation of the Digital Media Campus (DMC) started in Belgrade. In the coming months 13 senior students will go through intensive training specialized for creating digital media content and work in digital journalism.

The carefully selected 13 students are in their final year of journalism studies or have just finished their academic degree from Belgrade University. They come from the Faculty of Political Science, Faculty for Media and Communications Studies and Faculty of Philology. What unites them all is a strong passion for journalism and their willingness to use new digital tools in their work. The goal of the DMC program is to enrich theoretical academic knowledge and to provide a practical insight into the daily work of modern media. Students will be fully trained in writing skills as well in digital video and photo production,  creating news and media content for different channels in the age of modern technologies and social media.

Marko Stjepanovic, Chief Editor at welcomed the DMC class, saying that "I don’t want to wish you luck because you do not need it here. Here you need energy and boldness. I’m asking you to know all journalistic rules and standards. The development of technology has a great influence on journalism, and we have to keep up with the time and technology, and constantly train ourselves for all digital media forms."

In addition to providing skills, knowledge, and expertise in the field of digital media, the DMC also offers the opportunity for a job at Ringier Axel Springer Serbia. The company invests in new young talents and their development realizing how necessary that is for the future of a modern digital media company. Three of 13 new DMC students recently started to work as a junior journalist for Blic print and online edition. One of them Suzana Lukovic said that first day of the DMC was very interactive and useful: "I graduated in journalism, but it seems to me that during the studies we didn’t have this approach to news stories and media in general. I look forward to being part of the DMC because I'm sure it will help me a lot in my further work."

The DMC intensive program covers all aspects of modern digital journalism, including storytelling and interview techniques, research methods, production of multimedia content, social media, mobile applications, digital marketing, analytics and tools for monitoring and optimizing digital content, audience behavior, journalistic standards and media law. Over the course of this program, the students will engage in activities at the RAS Serbia newsroom, where they will get acquainted with real-life cases.

Watch the video from the DMC III first day:

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Auto Bild’s winners for the car of the year in Serbia have been announced. “BMW series 4 gran coupe” is “The Golden Car” in 2017!

“BMW series 4 gran coupe”, which is a car of a German manufacturer, won the largest number of votes among 38 candidates. Awards were given to six other models which were winners by distinct categories.

Model 4 series Gran Coupe, a vehicle from BMW, is the most popular car in Serbia! In the fourth election for the car of the year named “The Golden Car”, which is organized by the magazine “Auto Bild”, the visitors of portal, Auto Bild’s readers and expert jury members awarded the largest number of points to an innovation of the German manufacturer, which won in the category of limousine.  Besides to “BMW series 4 gran coupe”, awards were given in the following categories:

Citroen C3 -  subcompact vehicle 

Toyota C-HR - mini crossover vehicle

Mazda 3 - compact vehicle

BMW 4 series Gran Coupe – sedans

Škoda Kodiaq - SUV

Alfa Romeo Stelvio - premium

SUV BMW i8 - "green vehicle "
The winners were given the awards at a gala ceremony in “Stadion Hall” in Belgrade.
“The Golden Car” election, which is sponsored by OMV company, consists of two stages. In the first, the Auto Bild readers and the visitors of portal had the opportunity to vote for their favorites, divided into several categories. This year, 38 types of cars placed in 7 different categories got 17.000 votes during the first stage which lasted for a month. After this, based on the number of votes, top three cars from each category entered the second and the final stage. The exception to this is the category of mini crossover and "green“ vehicle, in which the choice for the winner was based solely on the votes of the audience.

The second stage included the expert assessment of the finalists by a five-member jury. Their distribution of votes was transferred into coefficients, which were consequently multiplied with the audience’s votes, thus calculating the final points which determined the category winners and the overall winner of the election.
Category winners were awarded trophies, and the overall winner was awarded a grand plaque of “Auto Bild”, which was received by Aleksandra Djurdjevic, GM of Delta Auto Group. The plaque was handed by Decebal Tudor, Director of Retail at OMV company, general sponsor of "Golden Car".

On the last night’s gala ceremony beside these awards, special plaques for outstanding results in the previous period were given in the following segments: Delta Generali Insurance Serbia, for the effort and engagement in the motor vehicles insurance project “Moj Auto Plus”, Heineken for CSR (corporate social responsibility) project “Društvo, ko vozi kući”, "IPAY SEE", for innovation model of online payment and implementation of project iPay on portal Special acknowledgment was given to the company "Koning d.o.o" for cooperation with "Auto Bild" on special projects.

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First NOIZZ Fashion Awards in Belgrade

First NOIZZ Fashion Awards was held in Belgrade on Sunday night. 18 finalists, young designers from Serbia and the region presented themselves at the final show, NOIZZ team selected the best and awarded them with valuable prizes.

Sofia Urumovic from Slovenia won the first prize and main award - a trip to London Fashion Week where she will be able to meet the vivid British fashion scene. The second was Tara Lalic, while Katarina Djordjevic and Mina Cvetinovic won the third place.

NOIZZ Fashion Awards show gave to visitors and guests at Belgrade Belexpocentar a unique opportunity to see and get to know the latest fashion trends and tendencies in Serbia and the region. At the same time, young designers have proved that they are full of inspiration and courage. NOIZZ Fashion Awards presents strong support for youngest fashion authors.

"Congrats the winners and all participants at the final show. Hope that they will wisely use this opportunity and continue to present their work at the local market and in the region. NOIZZ will continue to back up young and brave authors and, of course, to follow and present new fashion trends, "said Boris Trivan, editor-in-chief of

NOIZZ selected the best young designers for the first NOIZZ Fashion Awards with the support from Serbian well-known designers Ana Ljubinkovic, Tijana Pavlov and Vlada Savic, as well as Nenad Radujević, owner of the ‘Click’ Fashion studio.

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BLIC is the exclusive media sponsor of the Olympic Committee of Serbia

BLIC, the leading daily paper and news platform in Serbia, published by Ringier Axel Springer, became the main media sponsor of Olympic Committee of Serbia. Agreement on media sponsorship for next three years was signed in "Blic" newsroom in Belgrade on Monday 9th October 2017, with the aim to deliver full media coverage and support for Serbian athletes and Serbian sports on their way to Tokyo 2020, where next summer Olympic games would take place.

The agreement was signed by Bozidar Maljkovic, President of OCS, and Jelena Drakulic-Petrovic, CEO of Ringier Axel Springer Serbia. The signing ceremony was also attended by Vice President of the OCS Zarko Zecevic, Secretary General of the OCS Djordje Visacki, Vice President of the OCS Program Committee Zarko Varajic and Serbian Olympic champions: Milica Starovic (kayak), Andrea Arsovic (shooting), Stasa Gejo (sport climbing), Viktor Nemes (wrestling), Christian Fris (wrestling) and Alexander Kukolj (judo), as well by Predrag Mihailovic, editor-in-chief of "Blic", Igor Velimirovic, editor of “Blic” sport, journalists and editors of Ringier Axel Springer Serbia.

Predrag Mihailovic, editor-in-chief of “Blic”: "Editorial board of 'Blic' is honored to host the representatives of the Olympic Committee and to have agreement on media coverage of all activities of our athletes on their way to Tokyo, for next summer Olympic games. We are very pleased that OCS has recognized ‘Blic’ as a reliable partner. Sport is one of the things in Serbia that works best and we are very proud of it. In this Olympic cycle, ‘Blic’ will follow all sports, both small and big, everyone will have an equal presence on our media platforms, and we look forward to many medals in Tokyo.”

Bozidar Maljkovic, president of Olympic Committee of Serbia: “People from a serious house like our Olympic Committee of Serbia have come to a serious house like yours 'Blic'. We are pleased to be here after a long negotiation. With big commitment and great efforts, we want to make good results so that you and your media house will have many stories to write about. We want to wake up our people all over Serbia, in small towns as well as in the Republic of Srpska. We constantly visit all parts of Serbia with our athletes and champions, because they deserve attention, on both sides, yours and ours. We will try to give you more work to have by praising us for our results and achievements."

Zarko Zecevic, vice president of OCS: "This is an extremely important agreement for the Olympic Committee of Serbia, and for 'Blic' as well. This cooperation should be a guideline for our future work.  We have extremely high ambitions for the Games in Tokyo in 2020, we are looking forward to next Olympic and hope that we will have better results than we had in Rio last year. And that's way your media support is so important to us, to prepare us for success."

Djordje Visacki, Secretary General of the OCS: "This cooperation is a great thing and I see it as an opportunity to properly monitor all the results that our national teams and athletes are going to achieve on their way to Tokyo 2020. This is a very significant agreement because we know that nowadays it’s not easy for media houses. I think that this is a great business opportunity for your company and at the same time very important for the Olympic Committee of Serbia."

With exclusive media sponsorships agreement with the Olympic Committee of Serbia, as well as media agreements with Basketball, Volleyball, Football and Handball Federation, "Blic" has merged the five largest Serbian sports houses under one powerful media umbrella. Our great goal is fulfilled – to get together under label ‘Blic’ all trophy sports that make Serbia and Serbian people so proud.


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