• 1857

    Publication of the weekly Perno Postimees under the guidance of Johann Voldemar Jannsen regarded by Postimees as its beginning.

  • 1886

    Perno Postimees moves to Tartu and is published as Postimees.

  • 1941

    Publication of Postimees resumes on July 13, 1941 after it was temporarily discontinued during World War II. The newspaper is known as Edasi in Soviet Estonia in 1948-1990.

  • 1989

    Founding of printing house Kroonpress, procurement of the printing press and construction of the building.

  • 1990

    Founding of news agency BNS.

  • 1991

    Postimees is published under its original name again from January 1. Postimees’ extra Liivimaa Kroonika becomes an independent weekly.

  • 1992

    Radio Kuku goes on air on March 1 as the first private radio station in Estonia.

  • 1993

    Estonia’s first and largest private television network Kanal 2 starts on October 1.

  • 1994

    A 50 percent holding in newspaper Sakala is obtained.

  • 1995

    Magazines Pere ja Kodu, Favoriit, and weekly Liivima Kuller acquired.

  • 1996

    Liivima Kroonika becomes weekly magazine Kroonika in September. Luup magazine published from October.

  • 1997

    Founding of Eesti Ajakirjade Kirjastus (Eesti Meedia owns 33 percent) that is put in charge of publishing magazines: Eesti Naine, Stiil, Pere ja Kodu, and Favoriit. 50 percent of newspaper Järva Teataja acquired in June. Mail delivery company Express Post founded based on the recent Tartu mail delivery department. Early morning home delivery launched in Tallinn from November. Radio Elmar goes on air for the first time on December 1.

  • 1998

    New and modern newspaper printing press of Kroonpress launched in February.
    Pärnu Postimees and a holding in Virumaa Teataja acquired.
    Eesti Meedia becomes the sole owner of Eesti Ajakirjade Kirjastus in September.
    Majority holding in Sõnumileht acquired in October and the newspaper turned into a quality tabloid.
    AS Postimees renamed AS Eesti Meedia, and new AS Postimees founded and put in charge only of publishing Postimees. Eesti Meedia becomes the group’s parent company.
    Norwegian media group Schibsted acquires Eesti Meedia.

  • 2000

    Eesti Meedia and Ekspress Grupp tabloids and magazines merged in June. Start of SL Õhtuleht and Ajakirjade Kirjastus.

  • 2001

    Kroonpress’ new magazines printing press launched in May.
    Holding in Tartu Raadio increased to 100 percent in June.
    Baltic mobile content services company Inpoc Baltics founded in July.

  • 2007

    Scandalous entertainment portal Elu24 launched.

  • 2008

    Eesti Meedia and Pressinvest create AS Ühinenud Ajalehed.
    Female choice television channel Kanal 11 launched in March.

  • 2011

    Male choice channel Kanal 12 launched in June.

  • 2013

    The board of Eesti Meedia and Margus Linnamäe obtain all shares of Eesti Meedia from Schibsted.

  • 2014

    Eesti Meedia sells shares of AS Ajakirjade Kirjastus and AS SL Õhtuleht to AS Ekspress Grupp.
    Eesti Meedia acquires all parts of OÜ Allegro Baltics. Allegro Baltics owns real estate classifieds portal kv.ee and auction site osta.ee, as well as the majority holding in Lithuanian advertising portals’ owner Diginet LT.

  • 2015

    The board of Eesti Meedia sells its holding to Margus Linnamäe’s company UP Invest.
    Postimees and Ühinenud Ajalehed merge into new media company AS Postimees Grupp by the end of the year.
    Publishing house Post Factum launched in 2015.
    Eesti Meedia acquires leading Latvian news agency and media monitoring firm LETA.

  • 2016

    Uuno Raadio shut down, frequencies transferred to new radio station MyHits that first goes on air on October 17.

  • 2017

    Eesti Meedia media companies AS Postimees Grupp, AS Kanal 2, AS Trio LSL, and BNS Group OÜ merge with AS Eesti Meedia.
    Eesti Meedia acquires real estate advertising portal City24, largest health information portal Kliinik.ee, and enters the direct mail services market.

  • 2017

    The newspaper Valgamaalane changes its name to Lõuna-Eesti Postimees and will start covering the news of neighboring Võru and Põlva counties. The first issue was published on November 3, 2017.