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Earlier today, CBC unveiled the network’s broadcast team for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at a public event at the Toronto Broadcast Centre. CBC’s Ron MacLean and Scott Russell were on hand to introduce their fellow team members at the 100-day countdown celebration to the Opening Ceremony on February 7, 2014.

Hubert T. Lacroix, president and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada, and Neil McEneaney, interim executive vice-president of CBC English Services, were on hand to officially kick off the network’s 100-day countdown celebration and welcome the broadcast team.

“I couldn’t be more pleased with the talented group of hosts, journalists, commentators and analysts we’ve assembled to bring the Olympic Games home to Canadians this February,” said McEneaney. “As Canada’s official broadcaster for Sochi 2014, CBC/Radio-Canada is covering the Olympic Games like never before. The breadth of knowledge and expertise of this incredible broadcast team plays a major part in allowing us to do just that.”

With more events and more hours of competition than ever before, Canadians won’t miss a minute of the action and excitement of the Games with coverage available on multiple platforms. CBC/Radio-Canada will provide access to live broadcasts, updates, news and more on TV, radio, online, on tablets and through mobile devices, allowing Canadians to access what they want when they want it, from anywhere in Canada.

  • Diana Swain of CBC’s The National pairs with CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada’s David Amber to host Olympic Morning from 6–10 a.m. ET (3–7 a.m. PT)
  • Russell will host Olympic Daytime from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ET (7 a.m.-12 p.m. PT) every day throughout the Games.
  • MacLean hosts Olympic Primetime in the evenings from 7-11 p.m. across Canada outside of Alberta (6-10 p.m.) and British Columbia (5-9 p.m.)
  • Andi Petrillo from CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada teams with CBC News Montreal’s Andrew Chang to host Olympic Overnight in Pacific primetime from 12–6 a.m. ET (9 p.m.–3 a.m. PT)

To ensure Canadians can see every competition, CBC has partnered with TSN, TSN2, TSN Radio, Sportsnet and Sportsnet One, to provide extended broadcast hours of CBC’s coverage of the Olympic Winter Games. Further programming details and scheduling information will be made available closer to the start of Sochi 2014.

Canadians can also find live streaming content, entertaining video content, news, notes, analysis, interactive schedule and more leading up to and during Sochi 2014 on the newly redesigned cbc.ca/olympics.

CBC’s all-star broadcast team has been to more than 180 Olympic Games combined either as broadcasters or competitors and have won 30 Olympic medals. CBC/Radio Canada’s full English-language broadcast team for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games is as follows:

Studio Broadcast Team (International Broadcast Centre):

  • David Amber – co-host, Olympic Morning
  • Andrew Chang – co-host, Olympic Overnight
  • Ron MacLean – host, Olympic Primetime
  • Andi Petrillo – co-host, Olympic Overnight
  • Scott Russell – host, Olympic Daytime
  • Diana Swain – co-host, Olympic Morning

Sport Specialists:
Alpine:

  • Kerrin Lee-Gartner – analyst
  • Scott Oake – commentator

Curling:

  • Mike Harris – analyst
  • Joan McCusker – analyst
  • Bruce Rainnie – commentator

Figure Skating:

  • Kurt Browning – analyst
  • Brenda Irving – commentator
  • Carol Lane – analyst

 Freestyle:

  • Jeff Bean – analyst
  • Jennifer Heil – analyst, moguls
  • Mitch Peacock – commentator

 Ice Hockey:

  • Jennifer Botterill – analyst, women’s
  • Cassie Campbell-Pascall – analyst, men’s and women’s
  • Don Cherry – analyst, men’s
  • Elliotte Friedman – reporter, men’s
  • Glenn Healy – analyst, men’s
  • Kelly Hrudey – analyst, men’s
  • Jim Hughson – commentator, men’s
  • Mark Lee – commentator, men’s and women’s
  • Ron MacLean – host
  • Craig Simpson – analyst, men’s

Nordic:

  • Rob Keith – analyst, ski jumping
  • Karin Larsen – commentator, cross country and Nordic combined
  • Jack Sasseville – analyst, cross country and Nordic combined
  • Beckie Scott – analyst, cross country and biathlon

Sliding:

  • Jeff Christie – analyst, luge
  • Mark Connolly – commentator
  • Helen Upperton – analyst, bobsleigh and skeleton

Snowboard:

  • Craig McMorris, analyst
  • Rob Snoek, commentator

Speed Skating:

  • Steve Armitage – commentator
  • Kristina Groves – analyst, long track speed skating

Special Studio Analysts:

  • Jennifer Heil – Two-time Olympian, two-time Olympic medalist in freestyle mogul skiing
  • Clara Hughes – Six-time Olympian, six-time Olympic medalist
  • Rosie MacLennan – Two-time Olympian, 2012 Olympic gold medalist in trampoline
  • Kelly VanderBeek – 2006 Olympian in alpine skiing
  • Adam van Koeverden – Three-time Olympian, four-time Olympic medalist in kayak

Reporters:

  • Carly Agro – reporter, Mountain Cluster
  • Doug Gelevan – reporter, Mountain Cluster
  • Colleen Jones – reporter, Coastal Cluster
  • Sonali Karnick – reporter, Coastal Cluster

 CBC News and CBC Radio:

  • Peter Armstrong – reporter, radio and reporter, CBC News Network/The National
  • Adrienne Arsenault – reporter, The National
  • Nahlah Ayed – reporter, The National
  • David Common – host/reporter, radio and reporter, CBC News Network/The National
  • Matt Galloway – host, Morning Olympic Report
  • Jian Ghomeshi – host, Q
  • Ian Hanomansing – host, CBC News Network
  • Heather Hiscox – host, CBC News Network
  • Peter Mansbridge – chief anchor, The National
  • Nick Purdon – reporter, radio and reporter, CBC News Network/The National
  • Scott Regehr – host, Afternoon Olympic Report and reporter, CBC News Network

 

She was hooked after the first shot off her aluminum Gretzky hockey stick at 13 years old. Growing up playing competitive hockey in Vancouver, British Columbia has inspired her to coach in addition to playing. She is currently the Vice President and Assistant Coach of her alma mater Simon Fraser University for the women's ice hockey club. Upon graduating with a BBA, she has found a way combine her love of sports, mainly hockey, with her career. She has worked with the BC Lions and still works for the Canucks for Kids Fund on game days coordinating one the best 50/50 programs in the NHL. In a nutshell - Ovechkin over Crosby, Vancouver Canucks are my #1, New York Rangers are my #2...and she bakes cakes (the Cake Boss type).

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