Kåre Valebrokk (17 December 1940 – 9 February 2013) was a Norwegian journalist and television executive. He was editor-in-chief and administrative director of TV 2 from October 1999 until June 2007, when he retired. He was the father of economist and editor Per Valebrokk.
Valebrokk started his media career as a journalist in Morgenbladet from 1962 to 1968, and was later a journalist in Verdens Gang from 1979 to 1985. In 1985, Valebrokk was appointed editor-in-chief of the newspaper Dagens Næringsliv, a position he held until he joined TV 2 in 1999. From 1989 he was also the CEO of Norges Handels- og Sjøfartstidende AS, the company that published the newspaper. He has advocated libertarian views, like flat tax.
According to his son, Valebrokk died in his sleep on 9 February 2013. He was 72 years old.
- Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Kåre Valebrokk". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 18 May 2009.
- Valebrokk, Kåre (26 October 2003). "Det knirker fra krutthornet". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Retrieved 27 October 2008.[dead link]
|Chief editor of Dagens Næringsliv
Arne A. Jensen
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