NBC Olympics names eight Pyeongchang reporters

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Natalie Morales and Willie Geist are among eight reporters announced Tuesday who will cover the Pyeongchang Winter Games for NBC Olympics.

Morales, covering her seventh Olympics, and Geist, covering his third, will be joined by NBC News’ Gadi Schwartz and Anne Thompson (second Olympics for both) and Dylan Dreyer (first Olympics).

CNBC’s Dhani Jones, a retired NFL linebacker, Golf Channel’s Rich Lerner and NBC Sports’ Rutledge Wood round out the eight reporters named Tuesday.

They will contribute to features platforms including “The Olympic Zone” – a 30-minute nightly show on NBC affiliates.

More talent announcements for NBC Olympics coverage — including for TODAY and NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt — are slated for the coming weeks.

NBC’s Pyeongchang Olympic coverage starts Feb. 8, one night before the Opening Ceremony.

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