2012 Summer Olympics

2012 Summer OlympicsAs a senior, Elise Dismer spent 25 days in London working as a runner for NBC. She had access to all the Olympic venues, and her daily schedule was anything but routine.

“We had different assignments every day; you never knew what you were going to do,” she said. “One day I delivered tickets, another I laminated documents, and yet another I tracked down necessary hardware tools.” All the while, she was passing sights such as the Tower Bridge, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.

2014 Winter Olympics

Eighteen Bradley students worked for NBC during the 2014 Olympic Games, with six on the front line in Russia and 12 at NBC Sports Group’s Stamford, Connecticut, headquarters.

The students learned from the network’s top talent and interacted with medal-winning athletes. Students stateside logged events and looked for story angles. 2014 Winter OlympicsInterns in Sochi logged footage from the central media hub, escorted NBC guests and assisted broadcasters at event sites.

Intern Nick Van Almsick said, “It was so unreal to be sitting in the chair that my favorite broadcaster, Bob Costas, sat in almost every night to present the Olympic Games to millions of people.”

In Sochi, three Bradley interns supported operations on the ground, from press row and in the Olympics’ broadcast hub. Perks of the job included opportunities to meet NBC personalities including Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Lester Holt.