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.
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
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.