Born and raised in the Huntsville/Madison area, Kiana Ray is no new kid on the block. A Sparkman High School graduate, where she ran track and was a cheerleader, Kiana went on to graduate from The University of North Alabama in Florence Alabama. While attending UNA, Kiana was a member of Black Student Alliance and The National Broadcasting Society-AERho. Kiana made her impact on campus by contributing years of community service to the Florence area including United Way 211 service, The Florence-Lauderdale Animal Shelter, The Women’s Center and the YMCA, in which she also services in Madison, AL.
Upon graduating, Kiana chose 98.1 The Beat as her place of internship which she spent five months training on air and helping with remotes out in the community. After her internship was over she was then hired by Rocket City Broadcasting for all social media and promotions for 98.1 The Beat and its’ two sister stations. In Kiana’s free time she enjoys cooking, watching sports, traveling Vlogging, spending time with family and giving back to the community.
You can catch Kiana on air for all your news, entertainment and “What’s Happening in the 256” on your afternoon drive 3 PM – 6 PM, Monday – Friday!