Tyler King enters his 2nd season with the Brooks Bandits as Manager of Communications in 2016-17.
In his role, King oversees game-day operations for the team’s home games, including the creation of content for the video scoreboard at the Centennial Regional Arena. He also oversees communications and relations with local media, as well as web and social media content, and serves as the team's broadcaster on Q105.7 radio and FastHockey.com.
King joined the Bandits after spending four years with the Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the AJHL as the team’s radio broadcaster, game-day operations coordinator, and webmaster, and in the 2014-15 season as its full-time Manager of Communications.
Prior to his tenure in Fort McMurray, King spent time as broadcaster for the Kingston Voyageurs of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL), and as a television reporter for Kingston, Ontario’s CBC affiliate. Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, he holds a Master of Science in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University, and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in History from Queen’s University.
King was also a member of the 2015 Western Canada Cup bid committee that brought that event to Fort McMurray, and coordinated the video, website, broadcasting, and game-day operations for the event itself.
He currently resides in Brooks.
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