Kulturmeglerne AS is a public relations and communications agency, which specializes in promoting culture and art. Our aim is to show Norwegian culture in the broadest sense; we therefor work with both large and prestigious events, and young, idealistic cultural projects.
Kulturmeglerne’s specialty is, and has always been, creating interest and awareness through media and online communication. Our extensive network of contacts in the press stretches from national newsrooms to local culture journalists. Our staff has broad experience in journalism and in-depth cultural knowledge. This makes us well equipped to find the uniqueness in your particular story!
Kjersti Vikør Partner / CEO
Kjersti has worked as a producer, organizer and project manager for a number and music and film festivals, also for the Chess Olympics and as manager of ceremony for the Youth Olympics.
She has had several board positions, both local and national in music and festival organizations.
+47 959 10 654
Svanhild Sørensen Partner / Senior Advisor
Svanhild primarily works with business development and as a strategic consultant. She established Kulturmeglerne in 1997 and has over the years been a consultant for many of the largest public and private institutions and organizations in the creative industry. In addition, she has been involved in launching well over a 100 Norwegian films. Svanhild holds a degree in marketing communication and was former marketing manager in SF Norway. She is currently a board member of Ultima Festival.
+47 908 66 747
Anne Berentsen Partner / Senior Advisor
Anne’s area of expertise includes strategic communication, organizational and business development, project management and public relations. She has previously worked at NRK for 13 years and is a graduate from the University of Oslo. She sits on the board of the Spin Off Forstudium foundation, a preliminary study in dance and was on the board for Dance Information Norway for four years.
+47 995 24 438
Martin Svalastog Communications Consultant
Martin has experience with everything from planning to publishing web, print and TV, as well as press release, social media and newsletters. He has built his experience in NRK, LGA, Eyeworks among others. Martin holds a master’s degree in Media Studies from Oslo and Glasgow.
+47 938 34 278
Hilde Crone Leinebo Communications Consultant
Hilde has a BA in journalism from Volda University College, and has worked as a reporter at NRK. She has also worked as a cultural project manager in Bergen and a festival organizer, and a one-year course in economics and management from HiOA. Hilde has experience from film and television and is now working on content production for social media.
+47 926 90 046
Rachel Hjort-Jenssen Communications Consultant
Rachel holds a bachelor’s degree in culture and communication from UiO and a master’s degree in strategic communication from Lund University. She has previously worked as a communications advisor in Bufdir and has been a trainee at the Norwegian Embassy in The Hague.
+47 481 70 124
Elisabeth O. Sjaastad Project Manager, Nettkino
Elisabeth studied at the Beijing Film Academy and the Central Academy of Drama (1998-2000). In 2002, she directed and produced the Amanda-nominated documentary film Shiny Stars, Rusty Red (from China). She has also produced films from South Africa (also as director), Peru and the United Arab Emirates.
Elisabeth was deputy chairman of the Norwegian Film Association from 2005 – 2009, and then general manager of FERA, Federation of European Film Directors, in Brussels from 2009 – 2014.
+47 906 83 800
Øyvind Nordstrand Digital Consultant
Øyvind works with digital communication in all channels, and is responsible for the digital advertising for our clients. Øyvind has been working with digital communication and marketing since 2006 in the creative industry, the education sector and in the e-commerce industry. He has, among other things, been the marketing manager for 24Net stores and management for cinema and cultural activities.
Øyvind has studied TV production at Lillehammer University College, and is also educated in the music at NTNU and further education in social media from Nord-Trøndelag University College.
+47 928 64 723
Margaret Kwarteng Communications Consultant
Margaret holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communication and Media from the University College of Volda. During her studies she has, among other things, been an intern at Accenture, where she worked with internal communication. She has later worked with social media and is now part of the press team at Kulturmeglerne.