Of the 38 applicants, five interns were selected to form cohort 38 at the NRK Nynorsk media center.
When Cohort 38 has now been added, a total of 190 people have completed the six-month program since its inception in 2004, writes NRK Nynorsk Mediesenter in a press release.
– We are convinced that they are motivated and ready to become journalists using Nynorsk. They have interesting backgrounds, are very socially oriented and have a deep commitment. This is something we look for when interviewing relevant candidates, says head of NRK Nynorsk Mediesenter, Rune Fossum Lillesvangstuin the press release.
Here are the interns:
Hedda Kurseth (born in 2000), from Sykkylven to Møre og Romsdal.
Kurseth holds a BA in Comparative Politics from the University of Bergen and is currently studying television production in the same city. During her studies, she was active in both the student newspaper Studvest and the student radio station in Bergen. Last summer she was added to the Nyss newspaper, which covers Sykkylven and Stranda.
Synne Sandven (born in 1995), from Sykkylven to Møre og Romsdal.
Sandven holds a BA in Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic from the University of Oslo and as part of this, she completed an exchange in Cairo. She studied marketing and room rental, and has a lot of experience working in cafes and bars in Oslo. For the past two years, she has also worked as a live captioner, and here she has captioned live TV programs, read proofs and previously captioned programs, in Biovisjon and NRK.
Annvor Seim Vestrheim (born in 1995), from Voss to Vestland.
Seim Vestrheim defended his master’s thesis on incels this fall. With that, she ended a six-year stay in Canada, with studies in political science at the University of Quebec in Montreal. She also has a BA in French from the University of Bergen, and while studying here she was involved in student radio. Since 2021, she has been working as a consultant at the Department of Health and Environment of the Municipality of Oslo.
Hanslien by Oda Bjønne (born in 2000), originally from Tananger in Rogaland.
Bjønnes Hanslien holds a degree in journalism from the University of Stavanger. During her studies, she did an internship at the Ryfylke newspaper, where she learned Nynorsk. She has also completed an internship at Stavanger Aftenblad in the editorial staff of Byas, and has also been a summer substitute and substitute in various editorial staff of the same newspaper.
Ingrid Turum (born 1996), from Vågå in Innlandet.
Turtum moves from a teaching position at the Oslo school to the NRK Nynorsk media center. In addition to NTNU teacher training, she also studied political science in the same city. She was involved in the youth target, the Red Cross and was homework help for Refugee Aid. She also has a period behind her on Vågå City Council for the Labor Party.
Cohort 38 begins training at the NRK Nynorsk media center in Førde on Monday January 2. They must have completed their six months as interns by the end of June 2023.
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