Bergens Tidende

Bergens Tidende (BT), founded on 2 January 1868 by printer Johan Wilhelm Eide, is the leading media company in Western Norway.

BT will contribute to development in Bergen and Western Norway that is characterized by a belief in the future, creative drive, and tolerance.

BT's core values are:

  • Fearless
  • Engaged
  • Trustworthy

BT's primary activity is publication of Bergens Tidende newspaper, but the Bergens Tidende media house today stands as a modern company offering a range of products, services, and channels.

Through its print newspaper,, and other digital media, the media house reaches around 80 percent of the entire adult population in the Bergen region – every day. Bergens Tidende media house also owns several local newspapers.

The company is part of Schibsted Norge.

Its head office is located in Bergen.