Hilde Haugsgjerd
Hilde Haugsgjerd is a Norwegian newspaper editor.

She was born in Oslo
Oslo is a municipality, as well as the capital and most populous city in Norway. As a municipality , it was established on 1 January 1838. Founded around 1048 by King Harald III of Norway, the city was largely destroyed by fire in 1624. The city was moved under the reign of Denmark–Norway's King...

. She was the party leader of the Red Electoral Alliance
Red Electoral Alliance
Red Electoral Alliance was an alliance of left-wing groups formed into a Norwegian political party to promote revolutionary far-left ideals into the Norwegian parliament...

 from 1979 to 1981, and was married to the party's first leader Sigurd Allern
Sigurd Allern
Sigurd Allern is a Norwegian media theorist and the first professor of journalism at the University of Oslo. He was also one of the central people in starting the Workers' Communist Party of Norway in the early 1970s, and was the first chairman of the party between 1973 and 1975 and at the same...

 from 1972 to 1977.

She worked as a journalist in Klassekampen
Klassekampen is a Norwegian daily newspaper, which styles itself as "the daily left-wing newspaper".Klassekampen was founded in 1969 with a Marxist-Leninist-Maoist platform. Until recently, it was owned by The Workers' Communist Party...

and Dagbladet
Dagbladet is Norway's second largest tabloid newspaper, and the third largest newspaper overall with a circulation of 105,255 copies in 2009, 18,128 papers less than in 2008. The editor in chief is Lars Helle....

, as well as information director of Rikshospitalet
Rikshospitalet is located in Oslo, Norway. From January 1, 2009, the hospital is part of Oslo University Hospital....

, before becoming a newspaper editor. She edited Dagsavisen
Dagsavisen is a daily newspaper published in Oslo, Norway. The former party organ of the Norwegian Labour Party, the ties loosened over time from 1975 to 1999, and it is now fully independent...

from 2001 to 2004 as the first female editor of a national Norwegian newspaper, and then Aftenposten Aften from 2004 to 2008. In 2008 she became acting chief editor of Aftenposten
Aftenposten is Norway's largest newspaper. It retook this position in 2010, taking it from the tabloid Verdens Gang which had been the largest newspaper for several decades. It is based in Oslo. The morning edition, which is distributed across all of Norway, had a circulation of 250,179 in 2007...

since editor Hans Erik Matre
Hans Erik Matre
Hans Erik Matre is a Norwegian newspaper editor.He was born in Ski. He was a subeditor in Vårt Land from 1980 to 1983, and chief editor from 1983 to 1989. He doubled as chief editor and chief executive of both the Norwegian News Agency from 1989 to 1994 and Bergens Tidende from 1994 to 1997,...

underwent cancer treatment, and in 2009 she became the editor on a permanent basis.
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