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Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
NBC OLYMPICS UNVEILS REPORTER ROSTER FOR 2018 PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS
NBC News’ Dylan Dreyer, Willie Geist, Natalie Morales, Gadi Schwartz & Anne Thompson; NBC Sports Group’s Rutledge Wood; Golf Channel’s Rich Lerner & CNBC’s Dhani Jones To Report From PyeongChang
The Winter Olympics Begin Feb. 8 on the Networks of NBCUniversal
STAMFORD, Conn. – December 12, 2017 – NBC Olympics today announced eight reporters for its coverage of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, maximizing the breadth and depth of NBCUniversal’s news, entertainment, and sports divisions.
NBC News’ Dylan Dreyer, Willie Geist, Natalie Morales, Gadi Schwartz and Anne Thompson will serve as Olympics reporters for NBC Sports in PyeongChang, along with NBC Sports Group’s Rutledge Wood, Golf Channel’s Rich Lerner and CNBC’s Dhani Jones. Dreyer, Geist and Morales will also contribute to TODAY’s coverage in PyeongChang.
Each will report from various venues and locations throughout the Games, and will contribute to features on a variety of platforms including The Olympic Zone – a 30-minute nightly show that airs on NBC affiliates.
NBC News will announce 2018 PyeongChang Olympics coverage plans for TODAY and Nightly News with Lester Holt in the coming weeks.
The Winter Olympics begin Thursday, February 8, 2018 on the Networks of NBCUniversal.
SNAP SHOTS – NBC OLYMPICS’ REPORTERS
- Dreyer makes Olympics debut
- She will contribute to TODAY’s Olympic coverage in PyeongChang
- A meteorologist for NBC News, Dreyer is the weather anchor for Weekend TODAY and serves as a weekday correspondent for TODAY and Nightly News with Lester Holt
- Made NBC Sports Group debut as lifestyle correspondent for 2017 Kentucky Derby, documenting the sights, sounds and pageantry at historic Churchill Downs
- 3rd Olympics overall with NBC Sports, previously serving as a host of NBCSN’s coverage at the 2012 London Games, and a reporter at the 2014 Sochi Olympics
- Geist will contribute to TODAY’s Olympic coverage in PyeongChang
- Host of NBC News’ Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist
- Co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and a regular host and contributor on TODAY, as well as on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and Meet the Press.
- 2nd Olympics overall with NBC Sports, previously serving as reporter at the Olympic Games in Rio
- Investor on CNBC’s Adventure Capitalists
- Former NFL linebacker, Jones played for the New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles and Cincinnati Bengals
- 2nd Olympics overall with NBC Sports, previously serving as golf studio host on Golf Channel during the Rio Olympics
- Play-by-play host for Golf Channel’s PGA TOUR tournament coverage
- Lead host for the Golf Channel’s Live From programming, airing on-site from the game’s biggest events
- Seventh Olympics with NBC News; first Olympics also working for NBC Sports
- Morales will contribute to TODAY’s Olympic coverage in PyeongChang
- West Coast anchor of NBC News’ TODAY
- Host of NBCUniversal’s Access Hollywood and co-host of Access Hollywood Live
- 2nd Olympics overall with NBC Sports, previously serving as reporter at the 2016 Olympic Games
- NBC News correspondent based in Los Angeles
- 2nd Olympics overall with NBC Sports, previously serving as reporter at the Rio Olympics
- NBC News’ chief environmental affairs correspondent
- Thompson’s reports appear across all NBC News platforms including NBC Nightly News, TODAY, MSNBC and NBCNews.com
- 2nd Olympics overall with NBC Sports, previously serving as a reporter during the 2016 Olympic Games
- NASCAR on NBC features reporter since 2015, bringing stories of raceways, unique towns and enthusiastic fans to viewers at home
- Served as an event reporter for NBC Sports’ Kentucky Derby coverage in 2016 and 2017
THE WINTER OLYMPICS BEGIN FEB. 8, 2018 ON THE NETWORKS OF NBCUNIVERSAL
About NBC Olympics
A division of NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal’s Olympic Games coverage. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history. NBCUniversal owns the U.S. media rights on all platforms to all Olympic Games through 2032.
— PYEONGCHANG 2018 —