TV KLAN

TV Klan is a national TV station in Albania and is part of one of the biggest media groups in the country. TV Klan started broadcasting in October 1997 and four years later won the competition for one of the two national licenses. It carries a mix of entertaining and informative content. TV Klan is known for its lifelong political show, “Opinion”, moderated by Blendi Fevziu and entertainment shows “E diela Shqiptare” [The Albanian Sunday]; Aldo Morning Show and “Piter Pan’s Trap”. TV Klan has developed one of the five digital terrestrial licenses in the country and media group has been extended with informative TV channels Klan Plus and Klan News and Klan Macedonia in North Macedonia. TV Klan JSC has also shares at Radio Klan (100%), Media 66 company (90.16%) and the telecommunication company Towers Network Albania (75%).

Key facts

Audience Share

XX.XX%

Ownership Type

Private

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

Free-to-air (digital)

Active Transparency

company/channel informs proactively and comprehensively about its ownership, data is constantly updated and easily verifiable

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Media Companies / Groups

Klan Group

Ownership

Ownership Structure

Frangaj Family owns 100% of the shares, Aleksandër holds 60% while his wife Alba Gina holds 40%.

Voting Rights

Voting rights are the same as shareholders rights.

Individual Owner

Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

1997

Affiliated Interests Founder

Aleksander Frangaj

a former journalist and media entrepreneur, who during the last years has expanded his business also in the field of construction and real estate. He is a co-founder of the daily newspaper Koha Jone, the first independent newspapers published after the fall of communism in Albania. In 1997 Frangaj founded a company Media 6 with two other businessmen, Julien Roche and Marsel Skendo. Frangaj owned 50% of the company, while his two partners owned 25% each. Media 6 published the weekly magazine Klan and launched the television station with the same name. In 2013, the name of the company was changed from Media 6 to TV Klan. To date, Frangaj owns 60%, while his wife Alba Gina owns 40% at TV Klan. Over the years, Frangaj was involved in the establishment or acquisition of several other television stations in Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia, such as Klan Kosova, ABC News and Klan Macedonia, as well as initiating the paid platforms Satellite + in 2004 and Supersport in 2006, through shares owned by his wife. Today, his media group consists of TV Klan, Klan News, Klan Plus and Klan Macedonia as well as Radio Klan, while Gina owns 8% of the shares in the pay per view platform Digit-Alb.

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Eglantina Lamaj

the CEO of TV Klan JSC since March 2021. She has been working for two decades at TV Klan, first as assistant and HR officer and then as a member of the Supervisory Board.

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Fatos Hakorja

a journalist and editor in chief of the news department at Tv Klan. He has been working in Albanian media for more than two decades as a journalist, editor and editor in chief. He has been working at TV Klan for more than 15 years.

Affiliated Interests other important people

Eduard Frangaj

a journalist and the director of the News Department in TV Klan. He is also the brother of the owner of TV Klan. Frangaj has previously worked as an adviser for the former Environment Minister, Fatmir Mediu (2012), and Media Assistant for the President Bujar Nishani (2016).

Contact

National Television Klan, Rruga: “Aleksander Moisiu”, nr.97, Pranë Ish – Kinostudio, 1007, Tirana, Albania.

Tel: +355 42 347 821/2/3;

Email: info@tvklan.al

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

18.24 Mln. $ / 2.069 Mln. lek

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

1.13 Mln. $ / 128 Mln. Lek

Advertising (in % of total funding)

Missing Data

Market Share

34.7%

Further Information

Meta Data

The ownership structure and financial statement are publicly available on the Albanian National Business Registry. The financial data provided are for 2022. The Central Bank's average exchange rate for 2022 was used to convert the amounts into USD. TV Klan replied to the information request made by the MOM team on 21 July 2023. Audience share for Top TV stations was provided by Idra Media, for the period of 8 May 2022 to 8 May 2023. See sources for more.

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