NTB – The Norwegian News Agency

Reliable – Credible – Independent

NTB is Norway’s largest provider of content in the form of text, images, video and graphics to Norwegian media. NTB also delivers a wide range of services, such as distribution of press releases, production of camera-ready copy, storage of images and language training courses.

Included in the NTB group are the companies Universum, NTB Arkitekst and Nynorsk Pressekontor (NPK).

NTB also co-owns the Retriever media monitoring agency with the Swedish news agency TT.

NTB is jointly owned by Norwegian media and has no ties to Norwegian authorities.

NTB’s management:

Mads Yngve Storvik – Chief Executive Officer / Editor-in-Chief

Sarah Sørheim – Managing Editor

Vegard Isdahl – Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer

Anne Solerød Christensen – Commercial Director

Geir Terje Ruud – Chief Development Officer

Tina Mari Flem – Director Assignments and Services

Christina Dorthellinger – Managing Editor Visual Department

NTB's history:

The NTB news agency was established in 1867. In early years it was privately owned. After the First World War, the agency was acquired by AS Norsk Telegrambyrå, a limited company owned by a group of newspapers. Images have been part of its news services since 1932.