Executive producer Neil Breen said: “We couldn’t be happier to have Steph come on board as a member of the Today family. She will be terrific for us and the network.
“It’s not every day you have a multiple Olympic gold medallist join your team.
“And I don’t think the early mornings will be a problem for her after years in the pool.”
Rice was lucratively signed by Seven after the Beijing games, but there were few on-going roles at the time.
Source: Daily Telegraph