Frank Rossavik

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Who is Frank Rossavik?

Frank Rossavik is a Norwegian journalist.

Rossavik graduated from the University of Bergen in 1986 with a bachelor's degree in comparative politics. In 2004 he took the master's degree in international politics from the Centre Européen de Recherches Internationales et Stratégiques. He worked as a journalist in Rogalands Avis from 1987 to 1988, before being hired as press secretary for the Socialist Left Party. He left in 1990. He worked as a journalist in Bladet Tromsø in 1990 and Vårt Land from 1991 to 1992, and then as information director in the European Movement Norway from 1992 to 1995 and information consultant in Gambit the next year. He worked as a journalist in Bergens Tidende from 1996 to 2009, and then became an editor in Morgenbladet. In 2012 he returned to Bergens Tidende, where he is now political editor.

He has written five books, including the 2007 biography on Einar Førde for which he won the Brage Prize.

Rossavik is openly gay.

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Dec 21, 1965
  • Norway
  • University of Bergen

on July 23, 2013


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