Born in Belgrade where he graduated at Faculty of Economics. Joined Politika
daily in 1972 and soon after went to the Foreign desk. Traveled extensivly around the world reporting and interviewing prominent figures. As a war correspondent he covered Middle East, Asia and Africa. One year he spent in Washington D.C. as Alfred Friendly fellow with The Washington Post.
Five years he spent as a Middle East correspondent based in Cairo and four years in Rome, Italy. He was Foreign editor and Editor-in-Chief. He retired 2014 but continued writing as a senior columnist covering foreign, regional and domestic affairs. Mr. Jaksic is regular contributor to Radio Free Europe, BBC, Al-Jazeera, Deutche Welle, Nova Makedonija
daily in Skopje, Macedonia, and Vecer
daily in Maribor, Slovenia, and various regional and Serbian radio and TV stations. He’s also member of European Movement in Serbia.