Ramūnas Šaučikovas to become CEO of 15Min, BNS Lithuania

March 06, 2017

Ramūnas Šaučikovas will become the CEO of 15min, one of the biggest news environments in Lithuania, and BNS Lithuania as of March 6.

Postimees wins Culture Friend of the Year title

February 14, 2017

Minister of Culture Indrek Saar honored 27 companies and individuals who have made the greatest contribution to the field of culture in 2016. The Culture Friend of the Year titles were awarded to Postimees Grupp AS, AS DNB and Nordea Bank AB, which are in the process of merging, and Aare Kaarma.

Hanno Tomberg to start work at Eesti Meedia

February 08, 2017

Hanno Tomberg is assuming the position of content and program director at AS Eesti Meedia as of February 8.

Court orders Lithuanian watchdog to reassess Eesti Meedia deal in classifieds market

January 19, 2017

A Vilnius court has decided that the Lithuanian Competition Council (LCC) will have to decide again at whether or not to give the green light for Estonian media group Eesti Meedia to implement a deal in the classifieds market that was closed in 2014.

Loomingu Raamatukogu proclaimed 2016 Engine of Culture by Postimees

January 16, 2017

On Monday, January 16 at noon, the Culture Desk of Postimees handed in the hall of the Estonian Writers' Union the Engine of Culture (Kultuurivedur) annual award for 2016 to Loomingu Raamatukogu. The title comes with a handmade wooden model of a locomotive made by woodworking artist Boris Puusepp.

Tõnis Lukas is 2016 Postimees Person of the Year

January 09, 2017

On Friday, January 6, the chief editor of Postimees, Lauri Hussar, officially declared the year of the 160th anniversary of Postimees open and announced the winner of the 2016 Postimees Person of the Year title. The honorable title went to Tõnis Lukas for his contribution to the completion of the building of the Estonian National Museum that was opened last fall.

AS Eesti Meedia has acquired coverage rights for 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games

December 07, 2016

Owing to the agreement with Discovery Communications, guaranteed free-to-air coverage for Estonian viewers of the PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Eesti Meedia

FIS cross-country World Cup Otepää stage can be watched via Postimees, Kanal 2 this winter

November 22, 2016

The world's best cross-country skiers will compete in Estonia once again on February 18-19, 2017. In addition to freestyle sprint events, classic interval start races are to take place which are the favorite events of Estonians. In 2017, Estonian viewers will be able to see competitors ski up the famous Tehvandi rise again after several years.

AS Eesti Meedia to become main sponsor of Estonian men’s national volleyball team

September 13, 2016

The Estonian Volleyball Federation and AS Eesti Meedia have signed a cooperation agreement, in the framework of which the most important volleyball games of the next three seasons will reach Estonians via the television channels and online portals of Eesti Meedia.

"Spordiaasta Tähed 2016" to be broadcast on Kanal 2 this year

September 08, 2016

"Spordiaasta Tähed 2016," the traditional gala event concluding the year of sports and culminating in the announcement of the athletes of the year will reach the television audience of Estonia this year on Kanal 2 television channel belonging to Eesti Meedia group.

15min found a new way to fight ad blockers and got positive results

August 29, 2016

In May, Tomas Balžekas, the CEO of news website 15min, dropped a revelation on the crowd gathered at an internet conference in Vilnius, Lithuania's capital city. Balžekas, was onstage with Vytautas Benokraitis, the CEO of rival Delfi. He announced that in a month, 15min would launch a new plan to fight ad-blockers.

Marko Kaljuveer to start work as senior producer at Eesti Meedia

August 16, 2016

Experienced television journalist Marko Kaljuveer will start work as Eesti Meedia's senior producer from September and will be in charge of sporting events broadcasts in the group's media companies.

Eesti Meedia and Estonian Yachting Union sign cooperation agreement

July 15, 2016

Eesti Meedia and the Estonian Yachting Union signed a cooperation agreement to help boost coverage of high-level sailing events organized by the union in 2016. Eesti Meedia wants to be the Estonian Yachting Union's cooperation and media partner in various sailing events and competitions.

Eesti Meedia and Estonian Equestrian Federation sign cooperation agreement

July 02, 2016

Thursday, June 30 marked the “Birth of the Media Foal” and the signing of a cooperation agreement between the Estonian Equestrian Federation and Eesti Meedia with a fun family day at the Veskimetsa Ratsakeskus.

Kanal 2 television format wins international television programs contest

June 29, 2016

Charity auction show “Parim pakkumine” that was born out of cooperation between AS Eesti Meedia's Kanal 2 and Osta.ee portal, and producer Osakond won the international television programs competition “Pitch & Play Live” at its final held in Budapest on Wednesday, June 29.

AS Eesti Meedia will not become main sponsor of TÜ basketball team

June 15, 2016

AS Eesti Meedia's talks to become the presenting sponsor of University of Tartu (TÜ) basketball team ended without results.

Eesti Meedia and Postimees support nationwide social campaigns

June 12, 2016

Editor-in-chief of Postimees and member of Postimees Group Merit Kopli announced on the Republic of Estonia 100 information day that because the republic and Postimees have historically walked hand in hand, the company wants to actively participate in celebrating the country's anniversary. Since it is in Postimees' power to make important social topics heard, Postimees and other Eesti Meedia media companies will offer media support for nationwide social campaigns the values of which align with those of Postimees throughout the anniversary year.

Lauri Hussar becomes editor-in-chief of Postimees

June 09, 2016

Lauri Hussar will become the editor-in-chief of Estonia's largest and most widely read newspaper Postimees next week. “Postimees has an opinion. We will be clearer in communicating our positions concerning matters of importance in society from now on,” the incoming editor-in-chief said. Hussar has spent the past ten years working for national broadcaster ERR as a host on Vikerraadio and ETV.

Postimees Group to support Avatud Eesti Raamat (Open Estonian Book) series

May 19, 2016

Postimees Group AS will support the publication of the Avatud Eesti Raamat series with 650,000 euros in the next five years.

Una Klapkalne to head Latvia's leading news portal

May 06, 2016

Una Klapkalne became the CEO of Latvia's leading news portal SIA TVNET, owned by Eesti Meedia, on Thursday.

Postimees consolidates position as online market leader

April 28, 2016

A survey by online metrics provider Gemius suggests the number of visitors to Postimees' online environment outnumbered that of Delfi in March.

Open Estonia Foundation gives Koosmeel award to Postimees

April 14, 2016

The council of the Open Estonia Foundation decided to award this year's Koosmeel prize to AS Eesti Meedia's Postimees as recognition for closing its anonymous comments section.

Risto Eelmaa to head Express Post

April 13, 2016

Risto Eelmaa to head AS Express Post from May 15. Eelmaa spent the last five years running Itella SmartPOST that in that time became Estonia's leading parcel terminal and delivery service provider.

LETA becomes the official representative of Scanpix in Latvia

April 12, 2016

National information agency LETA has teamed up with the largest and most well-known photo agency in Scandinavia and the Baltics Scanpix, becoming the agency's official representative in Latvia, the head of LETA's marketing department Inese Sala informs.

Eesti Meedia's new building in Tartu gets cornerstone

April 08, 2016

The cornerstone of a modern six-story office building at Ülikooli 2a in the heart of Tartu that will come to house the editorials of all of AS Eesti Meedia's media companies in the city before the year is out was laid today.

LETA to help develop new multilingual media monitoring system

March 02, 2016

This week in Edinburgh, scientists, information and communication technology researchers, as well as media professional from five countries gathered to begin developing the SUMMA (Scalable Understanding of Multilingual Media) project, which aims to build a new multilingual media monitoring system.

Postimees largest on wings of new portals

January 26, 2016

The number of Postimees' readers grew to more than two million individual browsers a week as a result of new portals joining the group, clearly outperforming the viewer base of recent market leader Delfi.

Postimees and Ühinenud Ajalehed will merge into Postimees Group

December 07, 2015

Estonian newspaper publishers Postimees and local media company Ühinenud Ajalehed will merge by the end of the year to form a new media enterprise, Postimees Grupp.

Changes in Eesti Meedia management

September 03, 2015

Mart Kadastik, Meelis Luht, Andres Kull and Toomas Issak are to sell their holdings in Eesti Meedia group to Margus Linnamäe's company UP Invest.

Mart Kadastik becomes council chairman of Eesti Meedia

April 08, 2015

Long-term chairman of the Eesti Meedia concern Mart Kadastik leaves his post as Chief Executive Officer of the concern on April 6, 2015 and becomes chairman of the council.

Eesti Meedia bought Latvian online news service Apollo

May 21, 2014

On 28th of March, Eesti Meedia and Sanoma concluded a contract according to which Sanoma divests its online news service Apollo in Latvia.

Change of company name

October 21, 2013

In conjunction with change of ownership in Eesti Meedia in September 2013 the new name of Schibsted Baltics AS is since 21st of October Baltic Media Group AS. The Baltic Media Group is the parent company of Eesti Meedia's operations in Latvia and Lithuania.

Eesti Meedia management acquires the company from Schibsted

September 13, 2013

The CEO of the Schibsted Media Group Rolv Erik Ryssdal and the chairman of Eesti Meedia group Mart Kadastik signed the share purchase agreement on Monday 9th of September.