2022: Be Her Village Guest Speaker
Kianna Price Marshall
Kianna Price Marshall, a graduate of University of Richmond, co-created and hosted morning lifestyle show Living Local on WFXR - Roanoke’s Local Fox affiliate. During her four years as host of Living Local she conducted nearly 5,000 interviews with various community leaders, volunteers, unsung heroes, celebrities, innovators and more. Prior to her position at WFXR she was the Program Director and On-Air Radio Personality for Regional Urban Radio Station, The Vibe for over 10 years. Her career has afforded her the opportunity to interview various celebrities from Magic Johnson, and former Vice-President Joe Biden to Gayle King and Jay Leno. The highlight of her career has beeninterviewing former President Barack Obama and later, former First Lady Michelle Obama!
Community involvement has always been important to Kianna as she currently serves on the following non-profit boards: The Rescue Mission of Roanoke, Carilion Medical Center, the Board Chair of Apple Ridge Farm, and she recently was appointed by Roanoke City Council to serve on the Berglund Center Commission. She’s a member of various civic organizations including “Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.;” “The Roanoke Valley Chapter of Links, Inc;” and President of “The Roanoke Chapter of Jack & Jill of America”.
This past Spring, she was in the cast of Mill Mountain’s Theater “In the Heights”. And readers of Roanoker Magazine have voted her “Female Star of the Star City” for the past three years. However, her greatest reward is being the mother to her blessed and beautiful blended family of five children with her husband Donnie by her side.