In advance of the Philadelphia Flyers 2017-18 home opener this Saturday, October 14, the team announced today that it has hired Andrea Helfrich to serve as In-Arena and Flyers TV Host.
Helfrich will join long-time Host Shawny Hill at all Flyers home games, handling in-game entertainment and promotions, as well as interacting with fans at the Wells Fargo Center and in the community. In addition, she will serve as on-air talent for video content on PhiladelphiaFlyers.com and the Flyers' social media channels.
Helfrich, a Richboro, Pa. native and a former Miss Philadelphia, comes to the Flyers from ULTRA and ULTRA Worldwide, one of the world's largest electronic music festivals. Conducting interviews with world-renowned DJ's across 22 countries, Helfrich hosts segments providing behind-the-scenes views of the festivals, as well as serves as host of ULTRA's travel series.
Helfrich has also worked side by side with legendary producer Tiesto as the host of his docu-reality series on the Fuse network, In the Booth. Additionally, she has produced and hosted BleauLive TV, covering concerts at the iconic FontaineBleau Miami Beach and has interviewed a wide variety of performers, from Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to the country rock trio, The Band Perry.
Helfrich started her career at Fox29 and NBC Sports Philadelphia (then Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia) as a video editor, then served as a daytime reporter for FOX40 in upstate New York. She graduated from West Chester University with a BA in Communications in 2010.
Flyers fans can follow Helfrich on Facebook and Instagram @andreahelfrichofficial and on Twitter @Andrea_Helfrich.