Klaus-Schweighofer.jpgKlaus Schweighofer

Styria Media Group

Klaus Schweighofer is the Chairman of the Management Board of Styria Media International, Styria Media Group’s Holding Company for the expansion in the Western Balkans. Born in Graz in 1966, he studied jurisprudence (his dissertation was on Media Law) at the Karl-Franzens University of Graz. During his time studying he was able to gather experiences as a journalist at various daily and weekly newspapers and became Chief Editor of the weekly newspaper "der neue Grazer/der neue Steirer" in 1991. Simultaneously, he was involved in the establishment of the first Grazer Stadtradio (town radio) 107,5 (1997/98). In 2002 Klaus moved to Equity and Finance Management at "Styria Medien AG" and since then, has been responsible, besides radio and television in the country, for the expansion of "Styria" in Slovenia and Croatia. Amongst other things, the newly founded daily newspapers "24sata" (Croatia) and "zurnal24" (Slovenia) came under his area of responsibility. With the foundation of "Styria Media International AG" in 2005 he was appointed Board Member of Styria Media Group and additionally held a number of Executive and Board of Directors´ seats. In January 2018, he became the Chairman of the Management Board of Styria Media International, Styria Media Group’s Holding Company for the expansion in the Western Balkans. He is married and father of two children.