Fox Kicks Off Bidding For U.S. TV Rights To '14, '16 Olympics
Published June 6, 2011
The Fox team arrived in Switzerland yesterday. The team included six representatives: Fox Sports Media Group co-President & co-COO Randy Freer, CFO Larry Jones, Exec VP/Research & Programming Bill Wanger, CMO Eric Markgraf and Senior VP/Media Relations Lou D'Ermilio. Hill said the team at Fox was excited about their presentation, but he was understated about the pitch. Hill: "We're just doing a pitch." The IOC will hear presentations from ESPN and NBC tomorrow. It is expected to select a broadcast partner later in the day.
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