The news agency TT (Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå) is the national
wire service in Sweden with a history dating back to the 1920's.
The news agency is the heartbeat of the TT Group - Sweden's largest
media content provider offering complete news coverage as well as
editorial outsourcing, news graphics and media monitoring
The group is privately owned by the largest Swedish media houses
and stands absolutely free from any government, religious or
The TT Group is Sweden's largest supplier of media content -
text, photo, audio, video, graphics - and has all the important
media and the largest companies and organisations as clients.
At the core of the group there stands the news agency TT
with a 24/7 domestic and international news service. The news
agency today employs 110 journalists.
The agency's mission has always been to convey fast, impartial
and reliable news to the media market. A wide range of services
have been added over time: feature packages, news graphics,
news video TV clips, design services and a 24/7 news update-service
for digital platforms.
Professionalism, quality and business benefits are important
values for the TT Group. Other basic concepts are credibility
and editorial independence.
The journalism of the agency is based on the same values as
other Swedish media and the company applies the mutual ethical game
rules present in the business.
The TT Group is ranked as one of Europe's most profitable news
agencies. The group's turnover for 2012 is expected to rise to well
over € 50 million. The number of employees is, as of 2011, 330
people, of which the majority are journalists.