Helje Solberg

Chair, Faktisk; News Director, NRK
Faktisk; NRK, Norway


Helje Solberg is an award-winning journalist and news director at NRK. She is the chair of the fact-checking site Faktisk, a unique collaboration of the six largest media houses in Norway. Solberg has been CEO/Editor of VGTV and Executive Managing Editor for VG, the largest Norwegian media house on paper and internet combined. She has worked for a number of Norwegian newspapers. In 1995 she received the SKUP Award for Investigative Journalism for the so-called "AUF Scandal" (which led to the imprisonment of former treasures and leaders of the Worker's Youth League for membership fraud). She has studied at Phillips Academy, Andover ('85), and has studied Russian, social anthropology and political science at the University of Oslo, and international relations at Bosphorus University in Istanbul. Solberg is the author of "Karen – a history about Alzheimer" (1996).

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