Tag Archives: TV2

Marit Bjørgen’s doppelgänger cheers her on

Photo courtesy of Jaffrey Bagge Which one is the real one? Bagge is flattered by comparisons to Marit Bjørgen, who won the gold medal in crosscountry skiathlon at the Sochi Olympics.

Seattle woman is a dead ringer for Norway’s gold medal-winning skier--and her new biggest fan Staff Compilation TV2 Jaffrey Bagge (30) lives in Seattle, Washington, which is Bergen’s sister city. She works as a marketing director at her parents’ catering company and never goes skiing. When a Norwegian friend a while ago showed her pictures of Olympic star Marit ...

Gas stove explosion in Oslo, injures TV2 journalist

Three persons were injured when a gas stove exploded in Rosenkrantz gate in downtown Oslo in the afternoon on Dec. 18 The explosion was linked to a bioethanol stove, which stood in a meeting room in the offices of a production company in Rosenkrantz Gate 22. Patrick Strøm, TV2's host of "Breakfast Quiz", was there to ...

Norway’s Quart music fest files bankruptcy again

Photo: VisitNORWAY

The organizers of Quart, Norway's biggest summer music festival in Kristiansand, have declared bankruptcy for the second time in two years, reports the Canadian Press. Last year the festival filed for bankruptcy and canceled dues to poor tickets sales. Following the 2007 festival, the company had a deficiency of roughly 16 million kroner, writes Wikipedia. Quart 2009 took place ...

Chess: Kasparov and Carlsen in Oslo

A scheduled training session with Garry Kasparov (Russia) and Magnus Carlsen (Norway) was used as an occasion to meet the Norwegian press, reports Chessbase.com The two sat down for a friendly game against Education Minister Solhjell, and all three answered questions for a Channel 2 journalist. The Norwegian government is set to back their brightest chess star, ...

Welcome to NACC networking event in CT

Join The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) and prominent Norwegian correspondents who will give and insightful evaluation on the September 14th Norwegian Parlimentary Election. Anders Giæver is US correspondent for Norwegian daily VG, an author and known for his commentaries on politics and culture in Norway. Elin Sørsdahl is the US correspondent for TV2. She was ...

Microsoft Helps TV2 to Address Multichannel Opportunities

LAS VEGAS -- Last week at the 2009 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, Microsoft Corp. showcased how its software and industry solutions can provide a foundation for media networks to drive down costs while investing in a future where flexibility will be fundamental to success. From video development and management to delivery and the ...