Heidi Taksdal Skjeseth


Heidi Taksdal Skjeseth is a journalist at the Norwegian daily Dagsavisen. She was the US correspondent from 2010 to 2016, covering the 2012 and the 2016 presidential campaigns. She has broad international experience, and has reported from some 40 countries. She holds an MA in International Politics from Université Libre de Bruxelles and an MA in journalism from Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, where she was a Fulbright Scholar. She speaks Norwegian, English, Spanish and French. In the spring of 2017 she was a Journalist Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. She is working on a book about lies and disinformation.

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