TT News Agency

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TT News Agency
News agency
Founded 1921[1]
Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden
Number of employees
120 (2007)[1]

TT News Agency (Swedish: TT Nyhetsbyrån or simply TT; formerly Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå until 2013) is a Swedish news agency, the largest in Scandinavia, owned jointly by the country's newspapers and the media groups behind them. TT's services are used as the exclusive source of national news by many local media outlets. TT also produces daily radio news programmes.

As of 2008, according to the company website,[2] the agency was employing around 140 journalists in its main news-gathering and reporting activities, with a further 40 working on its specialist features subsidiary, TT Spektra.


Owner Share[3]
Aftonbladet 20 %
Svenska Dagbladet 10 %
Stampen Group 10 %
Expressen 10 %
Dagens Nyheter 10 %
Sydsvenska Dagbladet 10 %
NT Media 10 %
VLT AB 5 %
Upsala Nya Tidning 5 %
Pres(s)gruppen 5 %
MittMedia Förvaltnings AB 5 %


  1. ^ a b Sjölin, Mats; Carlsson, Ulla. "Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 21 November 2010. (subscription required)
  2. ^ Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå — Official website Archived June 7, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Styrelse och ägare." (Board and Owner), Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå. Archived 27 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine.