We are a European media & learning company with some 7,000 professional employees.
With roots in Finland and in the 1800s, Sanoma is a large European media companies and taking a leading position in the learning market.
Our business is based on high quality, relevant, captivating content that we offer to millions of people packaged around our attractive brands and delivered through our extensive media portfolio. We publish over 250 magazines and several leading newspapers, operate six successful learning companies, many TV networks and radio stations and have established a growing digital footprint in our core markets with our successful websites, apps and digital services. We are steadily transforming into a front running multi-channel media and learning company that targets to lead the industry development.
As the (digital) transformation of our company is picking up speed, more and more of our brands have a multi-channel presence — text books evolve into digital learning solutions, TV shows have mobile apps or inspire books, magazines are available online and sometimes have a clear TV connection, newspaper columns are translated to online portals, media brands are turning into live events.
At Sanoma we place the interests, dreams and needs of our customers at the heart of everything we do. This means that we aim to deliver relevant, inspiring and captivating content whenever and however our customers want them – irrespective of a single media channel.
An important business pillar, our extensive portfolio of attractive magazine brands tailored for clearly defined audiences. We publish magazines through operating companies in four countries and have grown market leading positions in our core markets The Netherlands and Finland.
Our success is based on our ability to continuously connect to the needs of our readers and serve the business goals of advertisers. We are passionate about content and love to develop beautiful, relevant and exciting magazine brands that have a growing presence beyond print and play an important role in the lives of our customers.
Television and Radio
With more than 20 channels in Europe Sanoma is building its position as a leading TV company that understands there's much more to TV than linear viewing. We combine strong free-to-air TV channels with innovative video-on-demand, second screen applications and other novel digital formats in order to create maximum buzz around our popular program formats. Increasingly, we are building multi-channel and multimedia offerings that combine media assets in order to really make a difference in serving the consumers’ and advertisers' needs.
Online media have gained incredible importance as a crucial way for people to communicate, opening up opportunities to improve and ease lives. With some of our online services, Sanoma has been there from the early days of dial-up online connections. Nowadays we focus strongly on using our customer insight to build existing digital media further and develop completely new services.
Newspapers are our core business from the start. In Finland we publish Helsingin Sanomat, the leading daily newspaper in Scandinavia, Ilta-Sanomat, the the market leader in mobile services and online news and free sheet Metro.
Online business portal Taloussanomat started as a printed newspaper but is now Finland's leading business news resource.
Sanoma Learning is a leading European provider of learning solutions in print and digital format. We create effective learning for millions of pupils every day. We operate in five countries; the Netherland, Poland, Belgium, Finland and Sweden. Our local companies are among the best in their own markets. We are closely present in our customers’ daily life – in the moments of learning and teaching. Our ambition is to constantly develop learning and teaching solutions that bring better learning outcomes to pupils.