Political adviser Mona Melanie Lindseth (Liberal Party)

Portrait of Mona Melanie Lindseth.

Address Grubbegata 1, 0030 Oslo
E-mail Mona-Melanie.Lindseth@kud.dep.no
Phone: + 47 22 24 78 17

Lindseth was appointed as a political adviser to the Minister of Culture Trine Skei Grande on 17 January 2018.

Mona Melanie Lindseth is originally from Vikersund. She comes from a position as communications adviser in the Liberal Party’s central organisation and parliamentary group. Before joining the Liberal Party in autumn 2017 she worked as sub editor at the  Norwegian business daily, Dagens Næringsliv. Lindseth is a trained photographer and has studied media studies and political communication.

Lindseth’s previous positions include that of Chief of Media and Communications for the Ski Flying World Cup and RAW Air in Vikersund. She has been an organ player for the Church of Norway and a freelance musician, worked for the Films from the South festival and Arabic Film Days, and contributed to the evaluation of Oslo’s new film festival OsloPix. She has also worked as Assistant Attaché in communication and culture at the Norwegian Consulate General in New York.

Work Experience

November 2016–January 2018: Communications adviser in the Liberal Party’s central organisation and parliamentary group.
April 2015–March 2017: Chief of Media and Communications  for the FIS World Cup in Ski Flying in Vikersund and Raw Air Vikersund (voluntary work).
January 2017–November 2017: Sub editor at Dagens Næringsliv.
February 2016–June 2016: Communications advisor at the foundation Films from the South. 
August 2015–December 2015: Intern (cultural affairs and communication) at the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in New York. 
Mai 2013–2017: Photographer
June 2008–May 2015: Freelance journalist at Bygdeposten.
October 2007–2011: Organ player, Modum Municipal Church Council.

Education

2013–2015: Bachelor’s degree in media studies, political communication, University of Oslo.
2011–2013: Trained as professional photographer at the Norwegian School of Photography, Trondheim.
2012: One-year unit in art history, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

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