Maja Sever





Journalist – politics and society

Trade Union – journalist organization & collective bargaining

EU projects – consultant

Moderator of many conferences and humantiarian events


Work experience




Journalist – As a political reporter, reports live on the most important political events. Participated in major public television projects, such as monitoring parliamentary and presidential elections.


Editor (Hrvatska uživo) afternoon news magazine.


Senior Journalist

Member of the Croatian radio television Program Council from 2015-19.









President of Trade Union of Croatian Journalist



Vice-Chair of the Labour Rights Expert Group (LAREG) of the EFJ of an expert group for labor rights of the European Federation of Journalists.

President of European Federation of Journalists, from 2022. –


Journalist of the Year by the professional journalist’s association. Winner of the Pride of Croatia award for humanitarian work

Fierce women award for significant contribution to gender equality and social justice in Croatia.





High School

1999. Faculty of political sciences, Journalism Master,  University of Zagreb

2020. School for European projects Zagreb,

– program for the Head of preparation and implementation of EU projects





I was a intern at Croatian television when war broke and I spent four years as war reporter. Later, I graduated and become a political reporter, over the time I became editor of Hrvatska uživo (daily magazine) and got more focused on social problems. I have been fighting for 20+ years for professional and independent public service in Croatia.

I become president of Trade Union of Croatian Journalist in 2019 and become very active in EFJ acitivites, focused on journalist’s workers rights, but also improvement of local media in Southeast Europe and the fight for journalistic profession; a fight for accurate and reliable information available to every citizen, a fight for