Today was my last day at the BC International Media Centre for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. It has been an incredible once-in-a-lifetime experience. The athletes who have come through, the high level of media, the upbeat atmostphere of Robson Square - all of these elements have added to the unforgettable stint that I had.
The hours are long and the pace is frenetic, but there are some perks to being stationed here at the BC International Media Centre. I know I’m going to sound star-struck – and in truth, I guess that I am – but there are some seriously amazing people that breeze in and out of the [...]
I didn’t get a moment to blog yesterday – it was a 13 hour day at the BC Media Centre for me! Why, you ask? After my working shift at the centre, I had the priviledge of hosting a wine and Icewine tasting event for the media accredited at the BC Media Centre. We decorated [...]
My goodness! What an exciting day today at the BC International Media Centre. We had 4 press conferences back-to-back today, including one with Alex Bilodeau, Canada’s first Gold Medallist.
It was BC Day at Robson Square today. Day 3 of the Olympics proved to be a beautiful day with brilliant sunshine and warm weather in Vancouver. So much so, that an Emcee at Robson Square today welcomed the crowd to “the Vancouver Spring Olympics” and asked the spotlight operator to turn it down a [...]
I am blogging today from Vancouver where I’m volunteering at the BC International Media Centre at Robson Square until February 20. This is the headquarters for the national and international unaccredited media, which means basically media who don’t have official access to the events and athletes the way that the accredited outlets do (like NBC and [...]
On February 6, Olympic Curling Teams are arriving in Kelowna for their pre-Olympic training. The German Men’s Curling rink and the Swedish Men’s and Women’s rinks will all be training at the Kelowna Curling Club, and on February 11, you can see them in action during the exhibition game at 7 pm when they’ll take [...]
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