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HUNTINGTON, WV -

Kindred Communications recently announced a new director of sales for the six-station group, which is now located in the Kindred-Capital Building at 555 Fifth Ave. in Huntington.

Brandy Ray comes to Kindred Communications after serving as the general sales manager for Bristol Broadcasting in Charleston, from 2009-13.

"Ray is a fantastic addition for our business community," Kindred President Mike Kirtner said. "She is an extremely knowledgeable and aggressive addition to our broadcast team. 

"Her enthusiasm is contagious, and will help our company to catapult broadcasting in our Tri-State area to the next level."

Ray was recognized as one of the 25 Most Successful Women in Broadcasting in 2011 by the Radio Advertising Bureau. She also has experience in broadcast sales in both Charlotte and in Wilmington, both in North Carolina.

Kindred Communications is a locally owned radio and publishing company,  which includes The Dawg 93.7 FM; The Planet, 92.7 FM and 98.5 FM; SuperTalk 94.1 FM and AM 930 WRVC; Hits 97.9 FM; Big Buck Country 101.5 FM; and ESPN Radio 1340 AM. The company also provides the Herd Insider magazine with 29 issues per year, covering Marshall University athletics, as well as Kindred Connects, professional help in page design and internet services for individuals and businesses throughout West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.