Neven Kepeski

Media bar

Neven Kepeski was born iz Zagreb in 1964.  In 1989, he graduated in South Slavic languages ​​and literature at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb, and received his master’s degree from the same faculty in 1994. He started his journalistic and media career in high school, he published his first texts in Polet, and he was the editor of the music section in Studenski list.

From 1991 to 1994 he taught Croatian language and literature at the School of Administration in Zagreb.

In 1982, he founded Psihomodo Pop in Zagreb and was a member of the group until 1985. He won the Porin Award in 2014 for the song “Donna”.

In 1984, he received the Večernji list award for a short story.

From 1995 to 2017 he was the editor-in-chief of teen magazine OK !, from 2013 to 2016 he was the editor-in-chief of Teen magazine, from 1998 to 2009 he edited Zabavnik, a Sunday supplement of Jutarnji list, from 2001 to 2004, he was executive editor of Globus, and from 2007 to 2009 editor of the magazine HEJ !, the daily magazine of Jutarnji list.

He edited and hosted the radio show Veliki vrisak (Big Scream) on RVG, from 1994 to 2000 he was the author and screenwriter of the TV show Briljanteen (HTV), from 2002 to 2003 he was the screenwriter of the TV show Pljesak, molim! (Applause, please) (HTV), and editor of the TV show Cesarica 2018 and 2019 (HTV).

He is the owner of the publishing house Media bar, where he has edited several books of various genres (Robert Torre: Is There Life Before Death ?, Robert Torre; Madness Strikes Back, William Klinger and Denis Kuljiš: Tito’s Secret Empire, Zlatko Gall: Oliver – The Endless Trail (Trag u beskraju) , Zlatko Gall: Arsen – A man like him (Arsen – Čovjek kao on), Davor Slamnig: Monster, Velimir Grgić: The largest K-pop encyclopedia in the world….).

Since 2018, he has also been editing  school magazine Modra lasta.