Chicago's Mills Named ECHL Broadcaster of the YearJune 29, 2012 - ECHL (ECHL)
award as determined in voting by league media relations directors and broadcasters.
The other finalists were Josh Bogorad of the Alaska Aces, Joseph Zakrzewski of the South Carolina Stingrays and Matt Melzak of the Toledo Walleye.
Mills joined the Express for the 2011-12 season after serving as the Manager of Media Relations and Broadcasting with the Bakersfield Condors in 2010-11 and was part of the radio broadcast team for the 2011 ECHL All-Star Classic hosted by Bakersfield. Mills earned his degree in Telecommunications with a Radio Broadcast focus from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, in May 2009. Following graduation, he worked as Associate Broadcaster and Account Executive for the Gwinnett Gladiators in 2009-10. Prior to his time in Gwinnett, Mills served as the play-by-play voice for the Bowling Green State Falcons during the 2008-09 season.
ECHL Broadcaster Award Winners
YEAR WINNER TEAM
2012 Bob Mills Chicago Express
2011 Josh Bogorad Alaska Aces
2010 Doug Plagens Idaho Steelheads
2009 Josh Heller South Carolina Stingrays
2008 Joe Babik Frenso Falcons
Brendan Burke Wheeling Nailers
2007 Kevin Reiter Florida Everblades
Joe O'Donnell Idaho Steelheads
2006 Dan Weiss Phoenix RoadRunners
2005 John Michael Johnstown Chiefs
2004 Jack Michaels Alaska Aces
2003 Darren Abbott South Carolina Stingrays
2002 Joe Zydlo Trenton Titans
ECHL Stories from June 29, 2012
- Support the Wranglers with Your Fireworks Purchase - Las Vegas Wranglers
- Stingrays' Zakrzewski a Finalist for 2011-12 ECHL Broadcaster of the Year Award - South Carolina Stingrays
- Chicago's Mills Named ECHL Broadcaster of the Year - ECHL
- Walleye Receive Team Award of Excellence - Toledo Walleye
- Toledo Receives Overall Award of Excellence - ECHL
- Gladiator's Chapman Re-Elected Chairman of the ECHL - Gwinnett Gladiators
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