February 4, 2014

During the next few weeks, you can find lots of ways to follow what’s happening in Sochi at the 2014 Winter Olympics, including through the bits and pieces of reporters’ Twitter feeds (I’ve collected them on a list here). On Monday, those bits and pieces contained the good, weird and shiny in hotel rooms, including these from NPR’s Tamara Keith, the Los Angeles Times’ Helene Elliott and the Associated Press’ Tom Withers.

To offer a view past what makes it on your television each night, here’s an evolving list of people, organizations and lists to follow through the Olympics. Who’d we miss? Let us know and we’ll add to the list.

NPR has its own Twitter account dedicated to the Olympics.

The Associated Press has a list of AP reporters covering the Olympics.

USA Today has a list of its staff at the Olympics, including Jeff Zillgitt and Christine Brennan.

The Los Angeles Times has this list of its staff in Sochi.

The Huffington Post’s list gathers all kinds of media outlets covering the Olympics.

NBC’s list is of NBC’s commentators such as Lewis Johnson.

The Boston Globe’s David Filipov is in Russia.

From The New York Times, here’s a list of journalists and athletes, with Juliet Macur.

The Chicago Tribune’s list includes the Tribune’s Olympic bureau, with photojournalist Brian Cassella and Stacy St. Clair.

Alan Abrahamson is writing and tweeting about the Olympics for 3 Wire Sports.


Martha Bellisle, a reporter for Reno Gazette-Journal, is covering the games for USA Today and Gannett.

BSU At the Games features tweets from the Ball State University team of college journalists in Sochi. It also has a list of team members to follow. This one comes from Dakota Crawford, sports editor at the Ball State (University) Daily. Crawford and a team of students from Ball State will report from Sochi.

Sara Shookman is reporting from Sochi for Cleveland’s WKYC Channel 3.

From WTHR-TV Channel 13 in Indianapolis, Anne Marie Tiernon, Dave Calabro, Ryan Thedwall, John Whalen and Cyndee Hebert are all in Sochi (and most are tweeting.)

From St. Louis, KSDK NewsChannel 5’s Casey Nolen is reporting from Sochi.

The Wall Street Journal has 16 people in Sochi, and you can follow along with their list here. That team includes sports writer Brian Costa.


ESPN has a team of close to 20 in Sochi, including reporter Jeremy Schaap.

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