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Saturday, 27 April 2013

Eastern European media changes newsletter 85

Polish medical journal Puls Medycyny with a new editor

Małgorzata Konaszczuk has been appointed editor-in-chief of Polish medical bi-weekly magazine Puls Medycyny. The magazine is published by Bonnier Business Polska with 24,000 circulation.The editorial team can be reached at and Małgorzata Konaszczuk at Medicine Pulse covers latest trends, legal and marketing news in the management and development of public and private healthcare.

 Editorial changes at Czech Ringier Axel Springer

Czech publisher Ringier Axel Springer has appointed Radek Lain editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper Blesk. He starts at the title on May 1, 2013. Blesk is a national tabloid daily in the Czech Republic. The editorial team of the newspaper can be contacted on

Pavel Šafr has become the editor-in-chief of Reflex magazine. Ivan Hamšík has left his position of editor of Reflex magazine to lead the department for the development of new projects of Ringier Axel Springer. Reflex is a weekly political and cultural magazine covering society and social issues with 56,000 circulation. The editorial team of Reflex can be reached at


 A new online editor joined Russian RIA Novosti

 Ilya Bulavinov has been appointed editor of Russian website RIA Novosti ( Prior to this Ilya Bulavinov was a deputy editor-in-chief of Kommersant newspaper. RIA Novosti online is a website of Russian news and Information Agency RIA Novosti.


  New director of Serbian TV station Prva Srpska Televizija

 Dragan Nenadović has been appointed director of Serbian TV station Prva Srpska Televizija. The TV station was launched in 2010 and has around 20% of audience in Serbia tuning in. (

A new fashion publication in Kazakhstan

Russian magazine Ya Pokupayu Shopping Guide has come to Kazakhstan with 25,000 circulation. The editorial team is lead by editorial director Olga Kotova.

Czech magazine's update

Jana Víšková has become the editor of Czech weekly magazine Instinkt. The magazine is published by Empresa Media, a.s. Facebook: The magazine's editorial team can be contacted on

Monday, 1 April 2013

Eastern European media changes newsletter 84

A new experimental magazine in Czech republic

Czech publisher Sanoma Media Praha has launched a weekly experimental magazine Agenda with 40,000 circulation. The magazine has its presence on Facebook:

The magazine's editor is David Shorf, who has been a deputy chief of the Lidový Noviny newspaper. The chief editor is Ondřej Aust, the editor and publisher of the news site Mediář.cz.

A lifestyle magazine launched in Southern Czech Republic

 A lifestyle magazine Barbar has started in South region of Czech Republic with 10,000 circulation.
 The editorial team is led by its editor Jan Štifter (Facebook:

Another luxury lifestyle publication in Poland
A Polish women's and luxury lifestyle magazine C'est La vie has launched with 50,000 circulation. The magazine covers fashion, culture and arts, women's interest and cooking.

It is published by Consiliari Partners and Juliusz Donajski has been appointed its editor-in-chief.

 National Geographic has come to Ukraine

 A first issue of National Geographic Ukraine is out with 25,000 circulation. It is a monthly magazine published by Sanoma Media Ukraina in Ukrainian language (Facebook:

Its editor Olga Valchishen and the editorial team can be contacted on

Editorial changes at Viva! Ukraina

Viktoriya Kalinina ( has been appointed a publishing director of the Ukrainian magazine Viva! Ukraina.

The magazine is published by Edipress Ukraina and covers lifestyle and celebrities. It bi-weekly publication with 100,000 copies' circulation (Facebook:

 Expansion of Russian magazine Domoi. Stroitelstvo i remont

 A Russian building materials and renovation magazine Domoi. Stroitelstvo i remont is now published in Novokuztetsk in Siberia with 8,000 copies. It is a weekly publication published by InterMediaGroup, which appears in several Russian cities. The Novokuznetsk editor Marina Bastrygina can be reached at

Polish newspaper Dziennik Gazeta Prawna promotes its editors
Dominika Sikora ( has moved to deputy editor position at Polish Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, while her position at Work section has been filled in by Łukasz Guza ( Dziennik Gazeta Prawna is a daily newspaper published by INFOR Biznes and covers business, economics, financial and legal issues, taxation and HR.