2016 - now
PhD-candidate at the Department for Media and Communications, University of Oslo.
2010 - 2013
MA, Media and Communications, University of Oslo
MA International Journalism, City University, London, UK
Cand. Mag. (Bachelor) Sociology, University of Oslo, Norway.
Still Photography at Bilder Nordic School of Photography, Oslo, Norway
2015 - 2016 Maternity leave
2014- 2015 Freelance TV-director/journalist tv/film/radio
2001 -2014 Journalist/Director, NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation)
Selected projects TV:
"Searching for Norway/Jakten på Norge", NRK´s documentary series marking Norway´s jubilee: 200 years of national independence 1814-2014. Director on episode 5: "Fighting for Love"/"Kampen for Kjærligheten" on freedom-struggles connected to gender, politics and war, throughout Norway´s modern history. Hosts: Haddy N'jie og Per Sinding Larsen.
NRK 1, "Our Valley"; documentary series about everyday life in Norways most populated and notorious suburb, Groruddalen. 6 X29 min (director). The TV-series was community-oriented and had interactive elements on social media, with a following exhibition. /"Dalen vår" - Regi på 6 x29 min dokumentarserie om hverdagslivet i Norges mest folkerike og omdiskuterte dal, Groruddalen. I samarbeid med NRK Østlandssendingen. Se programserien her
NRK1: Idea and co-writer on "Håkon og Haffners byggeklosser", a playful TV-series about the sociology and history of Norwegian architecture.
NRK 1. "Paper Birds"/ "Papirfuglene". Brennpunkt. - Investigative documentary about human trafficking and disappearance of unaccompanied asylum seeking children. A portrait of a young chinese girl who mysteriously disappeared from an asylum centre in Northern Norway in 2008, drawn and told by the people who worked and lived close to her.
NRK 1 "Appearances are Deceptive"/"Skinnet bedrar" (director) 30 min: a humorous and philosophic documentary about aging and time, vanity, loss and attitudes towards life. Awarded 1. prize at Northern Character TV Festival, Murmansk, Russia 2009 (documentary category).
NRK 1. "Warm Heart and Frozen Kebab" /"Varmt hjerte, Frossen Kebab". 30 min: documentary bout Kazem Ariaiwand, an Iranian man stranded in the arctic due to the islands liberal immigration laws. The film tells the story about Kazem and his survival project : the bright redkebab-truck "Red Ice Bear", reflecting on loneliness often connected to being an immigrant, as well as human coping strategies.
Scholarship for master-thesis, Fritt Ord-foundation (Norwegian organization working for the freedom of expression: http://www.frittord.no/en/).
1. price award for "Appearances are Deceptive" (2008), category "Documentary", Northern Character Festival, Murmansk, Russia.
2015 Gullruten / The Golden screen (Norwegian TV-awards) - kategori: dokumentar/faktaserier og nyhets/aktualitetsprogram
2012 Årets Bilde /Photo of the Year - category: multimedia
"Avsporing" (14 min). Regi. En politisk debattfilm om konkurranseutsetting av tog. For tankesmia Manifest Analyse. ("Derailing?"A political short film about privatisation of the norwegian railway. For the think tank: Manifest Analyse).
"Hvem skal bygge landet?" (13 min). Regi. En politisk debattfilm om fremtida til norsk industri. For tankesmia Manifest Analyse.
The radio-documentary "Requiem for a Neighbourhood" was part of the exhibition "Memory. Place" arranged at Anx/Atelier Nord (www.ateliernord.no/anx/) in cooperation with visual artists Christine Malnes Mathisen and Pernille Elida, May 2015.