The Ontario Reign announced that Joseph Zakrzewski has joined the organization as the Director of Communications and Broadcasting.
“Joseph brings a wealth of experience to Ontario,” Reign President Darren Abbott said. “Our fans will appreciate his passion and skill on the radio while we will appreciate putting his many other talents to work with our front office team.”
Over the past six seasons, Zakrzewski served as the play-by-play broadcaster for the South Carolina Stingrays and directed team’s public relations, website and social media campaigns. Following the 2012-13 season, he earned the ECHL Broadcaster of the Year award after being nominated in 2011 and 2012 and was a member of the ECHL All-Star broadcast team for the 2010 ECHL All-Star Game and Skills Competition in Ontario, California. The Stingrays’ website was named a finalist for the ECHL Website of the Year award during the 2014-15 season.
Prior to joining the Stingrays, Zakrzewski began his career as the broadcasting assistant for the Houston Aeros of the AHL.