FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 5th, 2018
TARA LIPINSKI, JOHNNY WEIR, BODE MILLER & JIM BELL TO PREVIEW THE WINTER OLYMPICS ON CONFERENCE CALL TOMORROW, FEB. 6 AT 6 P.M. ET
Dial 719-325-2464 to Participate
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 5, 2018 – NBC Olympics will host a conference call tomorrow, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. ET as NBC primetime figure skating analysts – 1998 Olympic figure skating gold medalist Tara Lipinski and two-time Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir – join Bode Miller, the most decorated skier in U.S. Olympic history, and NBC Olympics President, Production and Programming Jim Bell to preview The Winter Olympics.
Media interested in participating should call 719-325-2464; passcode 7131555.
- WHAT: NBC Olympics Preview Conference Call
- WHO: Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir, Bode Miller, Jim Bell
- WHEN: Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 6, at 6 p.m. ET
- NUMBER: 719-325-2464
- PASSCODE: 7131555
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