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NEW JOB: Shawn Johnson Working For NBC

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Olympic gold medal gymnast Shawn Johnson is adding to her resume with a new gig going into the London Olympics.

The West Des Moines native will serve as a special correspondent for NBC’s Johnson will cover human interest stories from the London games.

“Participating in the Olympics holds such special memories for me. I am excited to return to the arena as a special correspondent for,” said Johnson. “TODAY has a huge online audience and I can’t wait to share the Olympic experience from an athlete’s point of view with all of them.”

Johnson will report across social media platforms, write for the TODAY in London blog, and do live reports from Olympic Park.

If you’d like to follow Johnson on Twitter her handle is @ShawnJohnson and you can also watch for the hash tag #OlympicsTODAY.

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