Jeffrey Ruffolo

Ruffolo Communications

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Media consultant, and senior expert for the Beijing Organizing Committee, he was also involved in writing China’s bid for the Winter Games in 2022; author of Inside the Beijing Olympics; former national broadcaster for Westwood One/CBS Radio at the Olympic Games in 1996, 2000 and 2004

Jeffrey Ruffolo on KCRW

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