NBC Sports activities Workforce introduced Tuesday that Molly Solomon has been named govt manufacturer and president of NBC Olympics manufacturing and govt manufacturer of Golfing Channel.
Solomon, who has labored 10 Olympics for NBC Sports activities, together with as coordinating manufacturer of the 2012 London Olympics opening rite and prime-time display, will oversee all day by day editorial manufacturing of NBC Olympics’ protection of the Video games, in addition to the Olympic Channel. She is going to proceed to supervise manufacturing of NBC Sports activities Workforce’s Golfing Channel as neatly, a place she has held since 2012, and report back to Pete Bevacqua, president of NBC Sports activities Workforce.
“As a published spouse on the PGA of The us, and now as a colleague at NBC Sports activities, I’ve had a front-row seat staring at Molly skillfully and creatively lead an incredible Golfing Channel manufacturing workforce,” Bevacqua mentioned. “We’re excited to place oversight of our Olympic presentation into her exceptionally-qualified fingers, and are particularly proud to look a long-time and common member of our NBC workforce go back to her roots.”
Solomon replaces Jim Bell, who stepped down previous this month after 3 many years with NBC.
“To guide NBC Sports activities’ Olympic manufacturing workforce is an immensely rewarding alternative in a 30-year occupation,” Solomon mentioned. “Rising up at NBC Sports activities, I’ve been so lucky to paintings with the proficient Olympics storytellers, after which to mix it with my different sports activities love – golfing – with the improbable, devoted workforce at Golfing Channel.”
Solomon, who starts her new position right away, returns to paintings with the NBC Olympics workforce, the place she prior to now held a succession of positions starting in 1990 as a researcher (the final time she used to be in Tokyo used to be in 1991, as a researcher for NBC Sports activities’ protection of the sector monitor and box championships).
An 11-time Emmy Award-winner, Solomon continues to serve in her position as Golfing Channel’s lead manufacturing govt. Solomon additionally oversaw the community’s manufacturing of golfing’s go back to the Olympic Video games in Rio in 2016. She is going to now be primarily based at NBC Sports activities Workforce’s World Broadcast Heart in Stamford, Conn.
“Molly is an improbable chief who has helped exhibit probably the most ancient championships in golfing and new occasions designed to lend a hand develop the sport,” Mike McCarley, president of golfing for NBC Sports activities, wrote to Golfing Channel group of workers in an e mail received by means of Golfweek.
“She’s labored intently with many companions to raise championships like THE PLAYERS, The Open, KPMG Ladies’s PGA Championship and the brand new FedExCup Playoffs, in addition to release new occasions just like the Pressure, Chip and Putt Nationwide Finals and Augusta Nationwide Ladies’s Newbie, and naturally, golfing’s go back to the Olympics in 2016. It’s best becoming that she returns to her Olympic roots because the chief who will now form the best way during which The us reviews the Olympic Video games.”