Teslin River Resources Corp.
TSX VENTURE : TLR

Teslin River Resources Corp.

December 02, 2011 16:30 ET

Teslin River Resources Corp.: Dr. Michael Hitch Appointed to the Board of Directors and the Position of Vice President of Exploration

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 2, 2011) - Teslin River Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:TLR) ("Teslin" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Hitch, P.Geo, P.Eng has been appointed to the Board of Directors and as Vice President of Exploration.

Dr. Hitch is a PhD-level geologist and mining engineer. He has spent the past 25 years in the global mining industry in capacities including exploration, investment banking, academia and research, and senior management of both large multinational and small junior mining companies. Michael's particular expertise is surface mining development, operations and bulk materials movement, with mines in localities such as Indonesia, China, Southern Africa, Peru and Canada. Dr. Hitch is a Qualified Person as that term is defined under NI 43-101.

"The Company is delighted with Dr. Hitch's appointment and look forward to the input his years of knowledge and experience offers," stated Teslin President and CEO John Burgess.

The Company has received and accepted the resignation of Mr. John Kerr. Mr. Kerr served as both a Board member and as VP Exploration. Mr. Kerr will remain working with the Company as a technical advisor on its advisory board.

"The Company wishes to thank John for his contribution and guidance during his tenure with the Company. His advice and technical assistance with the Mustang and Morning Star Projects located in the Walker Lane Trend of Nevada has been greatly appreciated," further stated John Burgess.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

John Burgess, President and CEO

For further information on the Company and its projects please visit our web site at: www.teslin-river.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, including, without limitation, statements potential mineralization, the estimation of mineral resources, the realization of mineral resource estimates, interpretation of prior exploration and potential exploration results, the timing and success of exploration activities generally, the timing and results of future resource estimates, permitting time lines, metal prices and currency exchange rates, availability of capital, government regulation of exploration operations, environmental risks, reclamation, title, and future plans and objectives of the company are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. . Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on a number of material factors and assumptions. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include the inherent risks involved in the exploration and development of mineral properties, the uncertainties involved in interpreting drill results and other exploration data, the potential for delays in exploration or development activities, the geology, grade and continuity of mineral deposits, the possibility that future exploration, development or mining results will not be consistent with the Company's expectations, accidents, equipment breakdowns, title matters, labor disputes or other unanticipated difficulties with or interruptions in production and operations, fluctuating metal prices, the possibility of project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, uncertainties relating to the availability and costs of financing needed in the future, the inherent uncertainty of production and cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses, commodity price fluctuations, currency fluctuations, regulatory restrictions, including environmental regulatory restrictions and liability, competition, loss of key employees, and other related risks and uncertainties. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking information except as required by applicable law.

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