Sasa Vucinic

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, North Base Media

Sasa Vucinic is a co-founder and managing partner of North Base Media, a boutique investment firm specializing in journalism-related media and technology companies serving growth markets, especially in the developing world. Sasa serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee. Prior to setting up North Base Media, he co-founded MDLF in 1995 and served as its Managing Director until 31 March 2011. Before that, he worked for 16 years with media in emerging democracies, as a journalist, manager and consultant. Sasa began his journalistic career on the Belgrade weekly political news magazine Non in 1979, becoming Editor-in-Chief in 1989. In 1990 he was appointed Editor-in-Chief and General Manager of B-92 in Belgrade, Serbia’s most important and respected independent radio station.

Sasa is speaking at

October 5, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Rialto (Lower Lobby)


  • Sasa Vucinic (Speaker) Co-Founder and Managing Partner, North Base Media
  • Alan Soon / Splice (Speaker) Co-founder, The Splice Newsroom
  • Irene Liu (Speaker) News Lab Lead, APAC, Google
  • Drew Sullivan (Moderator) Editor, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project


The old media models of financing, production, and distribution are gone. What is taking their place? What are the new models that will support investigative journalism? Are online platforms the solution? Nonprofits with donations and memberships? Data-centric projects? Blockchain technology? We've brought together three top thinkers on media innovation who not only talk the talk -- they're investing millions of dollars in what may well be the future of media in Asia and worldwide.

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