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Solar Bears hire new director of communications and broadcasting

Tuesday, August 4th
Solar Bears hire new director of communications and broadcasting

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL's Toronto Marlies, have announced that Jesse Liebman has been hired as the team’s new Director of Communications and Broadcasting. Liebman will oversee the organization’s public relations efforts and assist with creative, social media and sales, in addition to calling Solar Bears games on iHeartRADIO.com and WKMG Local 6.

“We are very pleased to welcome Jesse to our Solar Bears family,” said Bears CEO, Jason Siegel. “He has nine years of experience dating back to his time as an intern with Stan Fischler leading up to his most recent role with the Ontario Reign (ECHL). We’ve always been impressed with his work with the Reign and believe he’ll make a positive impact.”

Liebman comes to Orlando after spending the past three seasons with the Ontario Reign as the team’s play-by-play broadcaster, in addition to holding various roles within Ontario’s communications and sales departments. The Croton, N.Y., native is an alumnus of Emerson College in Boston, Mass.

“Since their ‘Out of Hibernation’ 2012-13 season, the Solar Bears have been a premier member of the ECHL,” said Liebman. “I am grateful for this opportunity and I am eager to get started.”

The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL's Toronto Marlies, play all of their home games at the 2012 Street and Smith's Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year, the Amway Center.

Follow the Solar Bears at www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com, Facebook, and Twitter (@OrlandoHockey) for all the latest news and updates. Stay in touch with Shades on Instagram by following ShadestheSolarBear.

Group tickets are a great way to entertain employees, co-workers, clients, friends and family. For more information on discounted group tickets and a list of group benefits, call 407-951-8200 or visit www.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/groups.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased online at: http://store.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/

Since beginning operations in November of 2011, the Solar Bears and their fans have helped raise over $1,300,000 for the Central Florida community. To read the Solar Bears Report to the Community, click here.

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