Press & News


Change of editor-in-chief in VG – New head of Norwegian media houses

Torry Pedersen (59) is leaving VG to lead Schibsted’s publishing business area in Norway. The Board of VG has appointed news editor Gard Steiro (40) as the new editor-in-chief and CEO. The changeover will take effect from 9 January 2017.

Redaktørskifte i VG og ny sjef for Schibsted Norges mediehus

Torry Pedersen (59) slutter i VG for å lede Schibsteds publisistiske virksomhet i Norge. Styret i VG har ansatt nyhetsredaktør Gard Steiro (40) som ny sjefredaktør og administrerende direktør. Skiftet finner sted fra 9. januar 2017.

LinkedIn names Azeem Azhar #6 top influencer

Schibsted’s own VP of Venture Foresight, Azeem Azhar, has been named one of the UK’s top influencers in LinkedIn’s Top Voices of 2016 chart.

Schibsted official sponsor for world cycling championships

Schibsted Norge’s subscription newspapers have signed a partnership agreement with Bergen 2017, organiser of next year’s UCI Road World Championships.

Willhaben’s AI based fashion-cam

Improved with automated image recognition, the willhaben app lets users take pictures of fashion favourites and find suitable ads using the Fashion-Cam feature.

Double victory for SvD’s journalism

On Wednesday 23 November Negra Efendić and Karin Thunberg won the finest awards a Swedish journalist can receive, at the “Stora journalistpriset” ceremony.

Tour the future with the Schibsted Future Report 2017

Explore Schibsted’s view on the trends within tech, business and our daily lives.

Schibsted results 3rd quarter 2016

Today, Schibsted Media Group released its Q3 2016 report. EBITDA ex. Investment phase increased 13 percent to NOK 756 million.

Make me say WOW

Based on cross company collaboration Schibsted Media Group has developed five principles to improve the user experience for all products in the Group. 

The winner of Techfugees Hackathon

Techfugees and Schibsted presented curated tech solutions to refugees’ integration in Norway at Oslo Innovation kick off. The winner was the cultural exchange and inclusion app “Kom Inn”.

Techfugees Oslo hackathon: Time to sign up!

Techfugees and Schibsted are setting up the first hackathon in Oslo on 14-16 October. Check out how you can join and meet the challenge!”

Schibsted Bytes – new product and tech blog launches

A new Schibsted blog, Schibsted Bytes, is now live, sharing thoughts and ideas in both technology and product development.