The 24th CSJA election assembly was held on 23 February 2015. Jura Ozmec was re-elected as CSJA Chairman for another four-year term. He won against Iva Perdec Augustić by a large margin in an election held by secret ballot. Marijan Bakić was unanimously re-elected as Secretary General and Vesna Brumec as Organizing Secretary. Besides the Chairman and Secretary General, the following members, proposed by Jura Ozmec, were elected to the Executive Board: Nikola Lipovac, Ante Župan, Zlatko Karlo, Robert Valai, Robert Šalinović, Lovorko Magdić, Vinko Knežević, Ivana Lukačić Krajina and Rudolf Starić.

 


Tomislav Židak, journalist-commentator of the Jutarnji List daily newspaper, received the Journalist of the Year Award. The Lifetime Achievement Awards went to long-time television commentator and former CSJA Chairman Slavko Cvitković and sports journalist and former Editor-in-Chief of the Večernji List and Sportske Novosti daily newspapers Branko Tuđen. HTV journalist Mila Horvat received the Television Journalism Award, while 24 Sata (24 hours) journalist Predrag Jurišić was awarded in the interview category. HINA journalist Denis Lugarić and journalist from the city of Split Jurica Gizdić received the Publishing Award for the monograph titled Half a Century of Croatian Paralympism. Damir Senčar of FAH won the Best Photography Award, while sports journalists honoured US Open winner Marin Čilić with the Best Media Cooperation Award. The Local Journalism Award was presented to Željko Kapelari, who works at HRT – Radio Zadar. The Croatian Tennis Federation had the best organized press service led by Igor Rajković. The CSJA Annual Award Ceremony was also attended by President and Secretary General of the Croatian Olympic Committee Zlatko Mateša and Josip Čop, Assistant Minister for Sport and former national water polo team player Tomislav Paškvalin, President of the Croatian Football Federation Davor Šuker, former head coach of the football national team Miroslav Ćiro Blažević, Chairman of the Croatian Journalists Association Zdenko Duka and other guests.