History of AJM

The AJM is association of professional journalists of RM. It was founded on 17 February 1946 in Skopje as an Association of Professional Journalists of Socialist Republic of Macedonia. “On 17 February 1946 in the hall of the Peoples’ City Board of Skopje and upon call of the Action Board for formation of an Association of Professional Journalists of Socialist Republic of Macedonia, the journalists of the following Skopje redactions gathered: Nova Makedonija, Trudbenik, Edinstvo, Radio Skopje and the branch office of Tanjug Agency founded the first assembly of journalists in the history of Macedonia. Following the discussion for president of the Assembly of Journalists of RM, Mito Hadjivasilev Jasmin, editor-in-chief of Nova Makedonija daily, was unanimously elected for its first president. Asen Todorov, editor-in-chief of Tanjug branch office and Pietro Janura, editor-in-chief of Fljaka e Vlazrimit were elected Vice-Presidents, Dejan Aleksikj-head of Tanjug branch office was elected Secretary, Toso Skartov, member of Nova Makedonija board was elected cahier. The assembly elected Plenum, Supervisory Board and Council of Honour. Dimitar Vlahov, Pavel Satev, Bane Andreev, Alekso Murtalkov, Dimitar PopEftimov, Kiro Miljovski, Veselinka Malinska and Liljana Calovska were elected as honorary members”. (Excerpt from the monograph “Silver jubilee if the AJY-Assembly of Journalists of Yugoslavia)
1946

president: Mito Hadzivasilev – Jasmin
vice president: Asen Todorov and Pjetro |Janura
secretary: Dejan Aleksic

1948

president: Ilija Topalovski

1949

president: Vanco Apostolski

1952

president: Mito Hadzivasilev – Jasmin
vice president: Jovan Popovski  and Vanco Apostolski
secretary: Tahir Kjamuran

1954

president: Veselinka Malinska
vice president: Jovan Popovski

1956

president: Tome Momirovski

1958

president: Boro Petkovski

1960

president: Toso Popovski

1962

president: Neso Markovski
vice president: Ljuben Apostolski
secretary: Sveto Serafimov

1963

president: Bane Kovac
потпретседател: Ruzha Bak
secretary: Boris Popgjorchev

1967

president: Jovan Popovski
vice president: Boris Popgjorchev
secretary: Aleksandar Achkovski

1969

president: Alksandar Aleksiev
vice president: Murteza Pesha
secretary: Dragi Miloshevski

1970

president: Ilija Zafirovski
vice president: Risto Shuplinski
secretary: Josif Dzhockov

1973

president: Blagoja Stoilkovski
vice president: Menduh Ajdini
secretary: Grozdan Popov

1978

president: Cedo Stojkovski
vice president: Naste Stojkoski
secretary: Stalin Lozanovski

1980

president: Filip Simonovski
vice president: Stalin Lozanovski

1981

president: Vlado Apostolski
secretary: Stalin Lozanovski

1982

president: Stalin Lozanovski
secretary: Tome Gruevski

1984

president: Naste Stojkoski
secretary: Martin Trenevski

1985

president: Naste Stojkoski
secretary: Fidanka Tanaskova

1986

president:  Petre Klinkarov
secretary: Fidanka Tanaskova

1989

president:  Fidanka Tanaskova
secretary: Slave Nikolovski

1992

president: Stojan Nasev
secretary: Ljube Profilovski

1997

president:  Mirjana Dimovska
secretary: Ljube Profilovski

2001

president: Ivan Andreevski
secretary: Sasho Cholakovski

2002

president: Ivan Andreevski
secretary: Robert Popovski

2006

president: Robert Popovski
secretary: Gazmend Ajdini