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  • London 2012
  • The 2012 Olympics
    • Opening ceremony: July 27
    • Closing ceremony: August 12
    • 17,000 athletes from 205 nations competing across 26 sports
    • 31 venues in total - nine on Olympic park; 13 elsewhere in Greater London; rowing, canoeing, mountain-biking, sailing outside London; football in Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle, Coventry and Cardiff
  • The 2012 Paralympics
    • Opening ceremony: August 29
    • Closing ceremony: September 9
    • 4,500 athletes competing across 20 sports
  • Between 2005 and 2012
    • Helen William, Olympics reporter appointed in 2005
    • Post-Beijing – a Press Association journalist allocated to each Olympic sport
    • Strengthened connections with key stakeholders – LOCOG, the BOA, the IOC, NGBs
    • Increased coverage of Olympic sport
    • Daily coverage of 2012 preparations
    • Appointed host national news agency in 2010
  • The Press Association team
    • 90 accreditations, including:
    • 61 E accreditations – written journalists* and data staff
    • 20 EP accreditations – photographers
    • Three ET accreditations – technical support staff
    • Six ENR accreditations – video journalists
    • Based in Press Association office within the main press centre (MPC)
    • * Will be allowed to function as ENRs within the media centre
  • Breakdown of E accreditations
    • Reporters (covering sports) – 33
    • Reporters (covering other Olympics news) – 10
    • News editors – 14
    • Data – 4
  • Video opportunities
    • Subject to ENR restrictions ‘on site’
    • All ENR accredited journalists subject to the same restrictions.
    • BOA non-accredited media centre
    • VisitLondon non-accredited media centre
    • Weymouth non-accredited media centre
    • Sponsor lodges
    • Off-site events
  • Games time operation
    • At least one reporter at every venue for every minute of competition
    • UK-angled and international-angled copy
    • Team of news reporters
    • Office in the main press centre
  • PA at the Paralympics
    • 18 staff supplemented by two part-time with the option of rotating in a further five news and four sport reporters as deemed necessary
    • Option to add in two interns
    • Four sport reporters covering athletics, swimming, cycling, wheelchair basketball
    • Two further reporters dropped in for rowing, equestrian
    • One news reporter
    • Five photographers including one picture editor
    • Three VJs including one video editor
    • Two editors
  • Our Olympics
  • Thank you