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Gold exploration in the Carolinas, USA

News Releases

April 2, 2013

Firebird Resources Announces Update to Management Team

April 2, 2013 - Firebird Resources Inc. (the "Company") announces updates to the Management Team effective April 1, 2013.

Randy Clifford will join the Company as Chief Financial Officer effective April 1, 2013. Mr. Clifford will assume the role of CFO from Stephen Gledhill, who has resigned effective March 31, 2013. Mr. Clifford brings significant experience to the CFO role. He is also a director of Firebird Energy Inc., a TSX Venture Exchange listed company (trading symbol: FRD), a director and officer of Wedona Capital Inc., a TSX Venture Exchange listed company (trading symbol: WCI.P), a director and officer of Vinergy Resources Ltd., a Canadian National Stock Exchange listed company (trading symbol: VIN), a director of Monster Uranium Corp., a TSX Venture Exchange listed company (trading symbol: MU), a director and officer of Yorkton Ventures Inc., a TSX Venture Exchange listed company (trading symbol: YVI) and an officer of GTO Resources Inc., a TSX Venture Exchange listed company (trading symbol: GTR).

Effective April 1, 2013 John F. Cook, currently the President & Chief Executive Officer of the Company will also be assuming the role of Corporate Secretary. Mr. Cook will be assuming the role from Leslie Haddow, who has resigned effective March 31, 2013.

All new appointments are subject to regulatory approval.

For further information, please contact:

John F. Cook, Chief Executive Officer & Secretary
Telephone: 780- 466-6006

About Firebird

Firebird is a mineral exploration company whose long term objective is to build a diversified company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-looking Statements

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/or expectations of management with respect to performance, business and future events, including but not limited to express or implied statements and assumptions regarding the Company's intention to exercise the option referred to herein and the receipt of necessary regulatory approvals. Forward-looking statements are based on the then-current expectations, beliefs, assumptions, estimates and forecasts about the business and the industry and markets in which the Company operates. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions which are difficult to predict. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, that the Company will choose not exercise the option and those risks relating to changes in the market, potential downturns in economic conditions, fluctuations in the price and supply of raw materials, equipment and skilled labour, fluctuations in the market price of minerals, foreign exchange fluctuations, regulatory requirements and changes thereto, competition, and other risk factors listed from time to time in the Company's public filings. These risks, as well as others, could cause actual results and events to vary significantly. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and information, which are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The Company does not undertake any obligations to release publicly any revisions for updating any voluntary forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable securities law.