OLYMPIC GAMES - For all of you who are interested what it is like working at the Olympic Games as a representative of the media, we are offering a glimpse into the kitchen of the chefs and sous-chefs that cover the Olympic Games for you. This is how the big Olympic family works on a media level.
The Olympic News Service (ONS) is an ad hoc press agency. All the news goes through them and is distributed to representatives from the international press. ONS is like a Reuters or an AP, or an AFP, they are the source of sources. What do ONS do?
What do ONS do?
They provide Results, Previews, Reviews, Stats, Flash Quotes, By The Numbers, News Articles and so forth. Whatever they publish goes up on the ‘Infosystem’, a closed circuit of information.
And then what?
All the journalists present at the London 2012 Olympic Games will have access to the Infosystem and will take whatever they need from it to write their news articles. The ones you will find on your television bulletins at night or in your morning papers.
Who makes up ONS?
It is an ad hoc service and many working it will be seasoned professionals, top notch journalists. ONS is also always in part made up of talented writers, young people. Together, they form the teams that have covered your Olympic Games since 2000.
Want to be a part of this?
Infostrada Sports Group is involved in many multi-sports events, including the Olympic Games. We draw from a huge international network of event workers, however are always willing to consider true talent. Drop us a line at email@example.com explaining how you should become a part of this movement! We will read your resume and bring you to the attention of the people working this events.