Dial Global and NBC News will add NBC News correspondents to its exclusive radio coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Anchor and Managing Editor of “NBC Nightly News” and “Rock Center” Brian Williams; “Today” show’s Natalie Morales and Al Roker; and host of “Weekend Today” and weekend anchor of “NBC Nightly News” Lester Holt, will be anchoring Dial Global Olympic Reports from London twice a day during each day of the games. Williams and Holt are contributors to NBC News Radio, the only radio network with newscasts regularly anchored by top television news talent. NBC News Radio is distributed by Dial Global.
In addition to airing on Olympic stations around the country, the Olympic Games Reports will also be heard within The Billy Bush Show and Dial Global’s 24/7 music formats.
“NBC News Radio and Dial Global Sports are pulling out all the stops by providing the top broadcast journalists to report on the best in competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games,” says Bart Tessler, Dial Global’s EVP, News and Talk Programming. “Our exclusive lineup of affiliates and clients will have award winning anchors bringing them the gold, silver and bronze results.”
Live, exclusive radio coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games start Friday, 7/27. Together they will bring the excitement of Olympic competition and events to listeners across America, live as the events unfold. Dial Global’s broadcasts of the London 2012 Olympic Games will be heard on radio stations nationwide, as well as Sirius/XM radio.
Dial Global Sports, formerly Westwood One Sports, has been the US radio broadcaster of the Olympics since the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea.