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The Friend of the Fatherland

Mediehuset Fædrelandsvennen is Sørlandet's leading media company

Mediehuset Fædrelandsvennen is Sørlandet's leading media company. Fædrelandsvennen delivers quality journalism through a broad editorial product portfolio: newspapers, magazines, themed supplements, mobile, desktop, tablet, live images, podcasts and events. This is a media house with long traditions and a strong position in its region.

European Newspaper of the Year

In 2019, Fædrelandsvennen won the prestigious award in the category 'local newspaper' in fierce competition with the very best media houses in Europe.

Fædrelandsvennen has received a number of awards for journalism. For the second year in a row, the newspaper Norwegian Online News Association (NONA) won its award for digital journalism of the year - small editorial staff. The award was given for the project " Fædrelandsvennen moves in ", where two journalists followed class 9C at Grim school for one week. In addition, the newspaper won three out of five prizes in Sørlandet's press prize.


No one beats Fædrelandsvennen on cover in Sørlandet! Fædrelandsvennen is a brand that is respected, credible and local. By advertising with us, you as an advertiser will get maximum effect through our combination of media channels and target groups. We deliver a wide range of services and products: creative solution proposals, production of materials, digital and physical distribution, insights, analyzes and documentation, content marketing, digital and analogue marketing.

Tone Martinsen Framnes, Sales Director at Fædrelandsvennen