Anne Aasheim, Norwegian newspaper editor, Died at 53


Anne Aasheim was born on April 22, 1962, in Porsgrunn and died on March 30, 2016.

She was a Norwegian editor.

She started her journalism career in the neighboring city’s largest newspaper Varden in the late 1970s.

Anne Aasheim worked in Dagen and Bergens Arbeiderblad before being hired in NRK Hordaland in 1988.

Anne Aasheim worked as the acting director of NRK P3 in Trondheim and NRK P2 in Oslo before being appointed as director of the local news post ├śstlandssendingen in 1997.

During 1999, Anne served as acting director of culture in the news corporation, before serving as the director of national and district news from 2001 to 2005.

Following a period as editor-in-chief of Dagbladet from 2006 to 2010, Anne resigned and became the new managing director of the Arts Council Norway in 2011.

She was the wife of researcher Mette Tollefsrud, resided in Ila, Oslo.

Anne Aasheim passed away at 53 yrs old due lung cancer in Oslo in 2016.