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Kiska adds Henderson as Manager of Investor Relations, Options Granted

December 22, 2011

VANCOUVER, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Kiska Metals Corporation (“Kiska” or
“the Company”) reports that Dustin Henderson has joined the Kiska team
as Manager of Investor Relations.  Mr. Henderson will be a full time
employee located in the Vancouver office.

Mr. Henderson is a graduate of Simon Fraser University’s Business
Administration program and has passed Level 1 of the CFA exam.  He has
15 years of experience working in the Mutual Fund Industry and has
previous involvement in the management of public companies as a
founder, director and CFO of a junior mining company.

“We are very pleased to have Dustin join our group. His experience in
financial services and mineral exploration will enable him to make an
immediate contribution to our corporate development,” stated Jason
Weber, President and CEO. “Kiska’s shareholder base continues to
evolve, particularly as the number of institutional investors
increases. Dustin will play a key role in building strong relationships
with existing shareholders and new investors alike.”

Options Granted

In connection with the addition of Mr. Henderson and other staff, Kiska
has granted a total of 185,000 incentive stock options to employees of
the Company (150,000 allotted to Mr. Henderson) at a price of $0.29,
expiring December 20, 2016. Individual grants exceeding 30,000 per
person will vest over two years. These employee options are granted in
accordance with the Company’s Incentive Stock Option plan approved at
the Annual General Meeting held June 23, 2011. In addition to options
granted, Dustin acquired 25,000 Kiska Metals Corporation warrants
(TSX-V:KSK.wt) prior to him joining the Company.

About Kiska Metals Corporation

Kiska Metals Corporation is a mineral exploration company focused on
advancing the Whistler property, Alaska, a district-scale project with
excellent exploration potential which includes the Whistler Deposit (a
2.25 M oz gold-equivalent indicated resource of 79.2 million tonnes
averaging 0.51 g/t gold, 1.97 g/t silver and 0.17% copper and a 3.35 M
oz. gold equivalent inferred resource of 145.8 million tonnes averaging
0.40 g/t gold, 1.75 g/t silver and 0.15% copper). Kiska has renowned
technical expertise and a quality exploration portfolio with numerous
early stage exploration opportunities around the world, some held in
partnership with a selection of the world’s largest and most successful
gold and base metal producers.

On behalf of Kiska Metals Corporation

“Jason Weber”

Jason Weber, P.Geo., President & CEO

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT: No stock exchange, securities commission or other
regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information
contained herein. This News Release includes certain “forward-looking
statements”. Other than statements of historical fact, all statements
included in this release, including, without limitation, statements
regarding future plans and objectives of Kiska Metals Corporation, are
forward-looking statements that involve various risks and
uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will
prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ
materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors
that could cause actual results to differ materially from Kiska’s
expectations are the risks detailed herein and from time to time in the
filings made by Kiska Metals Corporation with securities regulators.
Those filings can be found on the Internet at http://www.sedar.com and http://www.sec.gov/edgar.


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