Avisa Nordland

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Avisa Nordland
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Central Atrium building in Bodø 2013.jpg
Headquarters of Avisa Nordland in Bodø
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Amedia (62.0%) and Harstad Tidende Gruppen AS (38.0%)
EditorJan-Eirik Hanssen
FoundedFebruary 2002
Political alignmentNeutral
HeadquartersBodø, Norway
Circulation19,894 (2013)

Avisa Nordland is a local newspaper published in Bodø, Norway.

History and profile[edit]

Avisa Nordland was established in February 2002 through a controversial merger of the two competing newspapers Nordlandsposten and Nordlands Framtid.[1] Avisa Nordland has its headquarters in central Bodø, and until 2013 occupied most of the bank Nordlandsbankens former premises. In addition it has offices in Nordland small towns Fauske, Oppeid and Ørnes.

Former (in use until autumn 2013) headquarters of Avisa Nordland in Bodø

In 2013, the newspaper moved its headquarters to a new office building in Bodø called Central Atrium.[2]

Avisa Nordland is part of Amedia.[3] In 2011, the paper won the World Young Reader Prize of WAN/IFRA in the editorial category for political papers.[3]

In 2006 Avisa Nordland had a circulation of about 24,700 copies.[4] It was 19,894 copies in 2013.[5]


  1. ^ Sigurd Allern (2002). "Journalistic and Commercial News Values. News Organizations as Patrons of an Institution and Market Actors" (PDF). Nordicom Review. 2 (2). Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  2. ^ Per Torbjørn Jystad (14 October 2011). "Atrium skal huse avis og Itet". Avisa Nordland (in Norwegian). Retrieved 1 March 2014.
  3. ^ a b "How we won the top WAN-IFRA Young Reader Prize, and what we really won". Sandkassa. 28 September 2014. Archived from the original on 28 December 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  4. ^ Norwegian Media Registry
  5. ^ "Newspaper circulation 2013". Media Norway. Retrieved 19 December 2014.

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