About Us

Fourteen BU student journalists are reporting from the London Olympics, covering New England athletes and issues for six U.S. news outlets. These professional partners will offer online, expanded Olympic coverage from the students’ dispatches, photographs, blogs, video and audio reports and tweets.
The Covering the London Olympics program is led by journalism professor Susan Walker and sponsored by BU’s College of Communication and Study Abroad office

Front row- Megan Happ, Alexandra Orr, Professor Susan Walker, Brittany Devane, Carolyn Bick Back row- Matt Reed, Yani Carter, Justin Bourke, Marie Torto, Torre Price, Ashley Lisenby, Emily Zendt, Keesa McKoy, Amy Gorel, (not pictured-Casey Rabin).

Matt Reed, Victoria Price and Keesa McKoy are spending their summer internships reporting from the London Olympics for the CBS network’s Boston affiliate, WBZ TV and Radio. You can find their work online and on Twitter @WBZLondonEye.

Marie Torto, Megan Happ, Amy Gorel and Emily Zendt are contributing to the online Olympic coverage of The Boston Globe’s site – Boston.com. Their coverage can be found on boston.com,Twitter@BUJOlympics, and at www.bujournalism.com/olympics2012.

Casey Rabin, Yani Carter and Alexandra Orr are Olympic correspondents for MetroWest Daily News. You can follow their coverage and latest tweets at @MetroWest_Yani@MetroWest_Alex, and @MetroWest_Casey.

Justin Bourke and Brittany Devane are contributing Olympic coverage to Providence and Worcester outlets. Follow them on Twitter at @jbourke41 and@b_devane

Carolyn Bick and Ashley Lisenby are reporting for WBUR’s blog, Only A Game. Follow them on Twitter @spiritcrepes and @carolynbick.

“Our Revels Now Are Ended” – William Shakespeare

The London Olympics are over but our web site remains-www.bujournalism.com/olympics2012. This web site publishes the work of fourteen Boston University journalism students who produced more than sixty video and audio reports, tweeted, blogged and just plain reported stories which gave our viewers and partner news outlets local coverage of the international Olympic Games.
We will be re-organizing the site as an archival showcase of the best Olympic moments. Thanks for your support and interest.
-Covering the London Olympics program director
Susan Walker


Sounds Of The U.S. – Japan Gold Medal Soccer Match. Slideshow by Ashley Lisenby and Carolyn Bick.

BU Students See Gold

BU Journalism students Matt Reed and Victoria Price hang with gold medalist Ryan Lochte at NBC's Today show set in London's Olympic Park.

What the Olympics Mean To:

@BU2012Olympics on Twitter

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