“Behind The ECHL Mics”
Jeff Harris, Victoria Salmon Kings

Jeff Harris is in his third season as the “Voice of the Salmon Kings” on B2 Networks, the “Official Broadband Broadcast Provider of the ECHL.”

The 37 year old is also the assistant general manager and director of media and community relations for the team.

He and co-worker Mike Walker were voted as the recipient of the ECHL Media Relations Director of the Year for the National Conference in 2007-08.

The Calgary, Alberta native has worked 21 seasons in sports, serving as the assistant communications coordinator for Calgary in the Western Hockey League in 2006-07 while also working in professional basketball and professional baseball.

Harris was awarded his bachelor’s degree in applied communication from Mount Royal College in Calgary, Alberta.

Former ECHL broadcasters working in the National Hockey League include John Ahlers and Steve Carroll of the Anaheim Ducks, Tom Callahan of the Nashville Predators, Dave Goucher of the Boston Bruins, Chris Kerber of the St. Louis Blues, Dave Mishkin of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Bob McElligott and John Michael of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Rob Simpson, who is a producer/host for The NHL Network.

Former ECHL broadcasters working in the American Hockey League include Brendan Burke in Peoria, Josh Fisher in Texas, Mike Kelly in Springfield, Eric Lindquist in Worcester, Pete Michaud in Norfolk, Mike O’Brien in Lowell, Joe O’Donnell in Houston, Jason Shaver in Chicago, Dan Weiss in San Antonio and Grady Whittenburg in Binghamton.