SOURCE: Hunt Gold Corporation

November 13, 2008 11:51 ET

Hunt Gold Corporation -- Appointment of Senior Geologist

Company Appoints Jack Light as Its Senior Geologist With Immediate Effect

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 13, 2008) - Hunt Gold Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HGLC) confirms that Mr. Jack Light has been appointed as the Company's Senior Geologist with immediate effect.

Mr. Light will consult with Senior Management on all projects and provide advice on local and regional geology, as well as exploration programs and permitting for all properties. As former Project Geologist for the Gladstone McCabe Mine during its period of production by Magma (BHP), Jack Light will have a special role in exploration of Hunt Gold Corporation's adjoining Gladstone Lookout property, which is part of the Hassayampa property package acquired by Hunt Gold Corporation earlier this year. Mr. Light will work closely with Hunt Gold Corporation's Senior Management, its Advisory Committee and its exploration partners in locating and assessing future property acquisitions for the Company. Mr. Light will also direct the performance of geological mapping, geochemical sampling and other exploration activities for the Company's existing Gold Mining properties.

Mr. Light's full resume will available on the Company's Corporate web site which is scheduled for completion very shortly.

The Company confirms that it is finalizing the awarding of the Drilling Contracts and expects to announce those details within days.

The Company has also just appointed a permanent Project Geologist to oversee the initial drilling and all of the Company's Mining activities thereafter. Full details of this Geologist will be announced next week when he commences his employment with the Company.

The Company confirms that its drilling plans as previously announced; are on track for late this month.


Hunt Gold Corporation is a Gold Mining & Exploration Company focused on the development and exploration of its Gold properties, namely "Mockingbird," "Ambassador," "Golden Eagle," "Gladstone Lookout," "Lady Alde," "Lookout Silver," "Starlight," "American Flag," "Venezia," "Stormcloud," "Cherry," "Buffalo Limecap," "Red Cloud" and "Federal." The Company has completed the sale of its "American Molygold" interests and will be distributing the entire sale proceeds through a Stock Dividend to its stockholders, this to be announced shortly.

This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. "Forward-looking statements" describe future expectations, plans, results, or strategies and are generally preceded by words such as "may," "future," "plan" or "planned," "will" or "should," "expected," "anticipates," "draft," "eventually" or "projected." You are cautioned that such statements are subject to a multitude of risks and uncertainties that could cause future circumstances, events, or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements, including the risks that actual results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, and other risks identified in a companies' annual report on Form 10-K or 10-KSB and other filings made by such company with the SEC.

Contact Information

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    Hunt Gold Corporation
    E Mail: Email Contact
    Telephone: (954) 840-6956
    Contact: Mr. Michael G Saner