Thor Gjermund Eriksen, Date of Birth

    

Thor Gjermund Eriksen

Norwegian journalist and media executive

Date of Birth: 02-Oct-1966

Profession: politician, contributing editor, journalist

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About Thor Gjermund Eriksen

  • Thor Gjermund Eriksen (born 2 October 1966) is a Norwegian journalist and editor who has been Director-General of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation since 12 March 2013. Born in Oslo, he was hired as a journalist in Dagbladet in 1995, and later became chief editor from 2003 to 2006.
  • After leaving, he was hired in A-pressen where he was CEO from 2010 until January 2013.
  • He is also chairman of the board of Nettavisen and was a board member in TV 2 until December 2012.He has had a political career in the Socialist Left Party and the Labour Party.
  • He was a member of the central board of their youth wing Socialist Youth, worked as a personal advisor for then-party leader Erik Solheim and worked as secretary for Raymond Johansen when the latter was Oslo city commissioner for transport and the environment.
  • He terminated his membership in the Labour Party when he was appointed director-General of NRK.He was appointed Director-General of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation on 11 December 2012 and started in the position on 12 March 2013.

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