Sot News LLC
“Sot News” is an Albanian Limited Liability Company founded by the construction businessman Arjan Prodani in September 2003. “Sot News” LLC followed the footsteps of its predecessor company Sot+ LLC. Both companies have published since 2003 the newspaper Sot and its online web-page www.sot.com.al. Apart from its informative daily, Sot News published also the commercial classifieds newspaper “Kerko dhe Gjen”. The newspaper Sot News describes its online portal as a news agency. The newspaper focuses mainly on political coverage, current affairs and historical dossier. The online website www.sot.com.al translates also coverage of the region, world and gossip from foreign media outlets.
Limited Liability Company
Publishing; Publishing house; Construction; Trade.
Arjan Prodani is a businessman and the owner of the daily newspaper ‘Sot News’. Prodani entered the construction business in 1996, when together with his brother he founded the company Prodani Construction LLC. In October 2002, he founded the media company Sot+, and published the newspapers ‘Sot’ and ‘Kerko dhe Gjen’ – together with four other shareholders. A year later he consolidated ownership in the company and bought 91% of shares. Prodani also owns the design and print company Classic Print and the import export company Red & Black. In 2003 he founded as the sole owner the company Sot News LLC, which today publishes the daily newspaper ‘Sot News’, in print and its online version.
Other Print Outlets
Kerko dhe gjej
Other Online Outlets
Sot News (100%)
Classic Print (100%)
Prodani Construction (75%)
Red& Black (100%)
Affiliated Interests Founder
Arjan Prodani, Shkelqim Prodani, Arben Meçe, Sokol Kosova and Martin Leka – Gazeta Sot was founded in October 2002, as part of the company Sot+, with owners Arjan Prodani 30%, Shkelqim Prodani 26%, Sokol Kosova 20%, Arben Meçe 10%, Martin Leka 9%. A year later Arjan Prodani bought the shares of Shkelqim Prodani, Arben Mece and Sokol Kosova, controlling 91% of the company.
Bulevardi Zhan Dark, Rruga Sitki Çiço, Tirana
Tel: +355 2382 020
Tax/ ID Number
Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)
0.20 Mio. $ / 25.81 Mio. Lek
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
0.00 Mio. $ / 0.33 Mio. Lek
Advertising (in % of total funding)
Other Influential People
Anila Dodaj – is the editor in chief of Sot news daily newspaper.
The ownership structure and financial statement of Sot News LLC are publicly available on the Albanian National Business Registry. The financial data provided are for 2016. The Central Bank's average exchange rate for 2016 was used to convert the amounts into USD. See sources for more.