OMNI Television, Canada’s broadcast leader in multilingual/multicultural programming, has assembled a 20-member broadcast team, bringing together well-known talent from OMNI News and Diversity programming and experts in Winter Games sports. OMNI will deliver 100 hours of coverage in a total of seven languages across five stations.
“As part of Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, we at OMNI are excited to contribute multilingual live coverage to this ambitious Canadian media initiative,” said Madeline Ziniak, National Vice President of OMNI Television. "We've put together a solid broadcast team of hosts and experts for this unique opportunity to deliver the 2010 Winter Games in seven languages and share the collective dreams of a nation for our first Olympic gold medal on home soil."
OMNI Television Winter Olympic Games Coverage
Cantonese Alex Chum, (Host) Bill Tang (Expert, Hockey)
Italian Vincenzo Somma (Host) Dino Cavalluzzo (Host) Mike Rosati (Play-by-Play, Hockey) Giuseppe Busillo (Expert, Hockey)
Mandarin Wei Lee (Host) Dr. Yang Meijuan (Expert, Figuring Skating) Wei (Cherry) Zhang (Expert, Figure Skating) Cary Luo (Expert, Skiing and Curling)
Polish Wojciech Sniegowski (Host) Bogdan Poprawski, Ph.D (Co-Host)
Portuguese Lidia Ferreira (Host) Susan Trindale (Co-Host) Kelly Oliveira (Expert, Figure Skating)
Punjabi Jasdip Wahla (Host) Jatinder (Jett) Bassi (Play-by-Play, Hockey) Bhupinder Hundal (Play-by-Play, Hockey)
Ukrainian Iryna Korpan (Host) Ihor Bokiy (Co-Host)