Hilde Haugsgjerd

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Hilde Haugsgjerd (born 7 July 1952) is a Norwegian newspaper editor.

She was born in Oslo. She was the party leader of the Red Electoral Alliance from 1979 to 1981,[1] and was married to the party's first leader Sigurd Allern from 1972 to 1977.[2]

She worked as a journalist in Klassekampen and Dagbladet, as well as information director of Rikshospitalet, before becoming a newspaper editor. She edited Dagsavisen from 2001 to 2004 as the first female editor of a national Norwegian newspaper, and then Aftenposten Aften from 2004 to 2008.[1] In 2008 she became acting chief editor of Aftenposten since editor Hans Erik Matre underwent cancer treatment,[3] and in 2009 she became the editor on a permanent basis.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Hilde Haugsgjerd". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 10 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Øgrim, Tron. "Sigurd Allern". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 10 December 2009. 
  3. ^ Jensen, Martin Huseby (26 October 2009). "Matre går av". Journalisten (in Norwegian). Retrieved 10 December 2009. 
  4. ^ Mossin, Bjørn Åge; Jensen, Martin Huseby (10 December 2009). "Haugsgjerd fikk jobben". Journalisten (in Norwegian). Retrieved 10 December 2009. 
Party political offices
Preceded by
Pål Steigan
Leader of the Red Electoral Alliance
1979–1981
Succeeded by
Finn Sjue
Media offices
Preceded by
Steinar Hansson
Chief editor of Dagsavisen
2001–2004
Succeeded by
Arne Strand (acting)
Preceded by
Hans Erik Matre
Chief editor of Aftenposten
2008–2013
(acting 2008–2009)
Succeeded by
Espen Egil Hansen