Danny Preston

KNBA Music Director / Host of Morning Line

Hailing originally from the Puget Sound region of Washington State, Danny Preston has lived in Alaska for more than 30 years. His career in radio began in 1991, and since 2004 he has hosted KNBA’s Morning Line program. He is also the station’s music director.

Danny is a two-time National Broadcasters Association finalist for the Small Market Personality of the Year Marconi award, and is also a past recipient of Broadcast Employee of the Year honors from the Alaska Broadcasters Association. He recently completed his second term of service on the Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska board of directors.

Danny holds a Master’s degree in Sociology from New Mexico State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services from the University of Alaska Anchorage, where he currently works as a part time adjunct professor.

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Our Community
4:26 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

Our Community - Alaska Food Policy Council!

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KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with state executive director for the U.S department of Agriculture and a governing board member of the Alaska Food Policy Council, Daniel Consenstein! The AFPC is a group of Alaskan's who have gotten together because they care about food being consumed. Problems arising with bad food consumption includes diseases such as obesity and diabetes. The ACPC  is a group of Alaskan's from all across the state that takes a peek into our food system and where it initially comes from.

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Our Community
4:55 pm
Thu March 19, 2015

Our Community - Food Bank of Alaska!

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KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with executive director of The Food Bank of Alaska, Michael Miller! The Face of Hunger is in fact changing in Alaska. The Food Bank of Alaska provides resources for those not able to easily receive food. There is no particular age group that is struggling with hunger, in fact anyone not working or with disabilities can suffer from hunger. 1 in 7 Alaskans cannot count on their next meal, which includes 1 in 5 children.

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Our Community
4:06 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Our Community - Aesop Bops!

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  KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks in studio with master storyteller David Gonzalez. He presents classic fables to the stage in a performance of Aesop Bops! This week the show is currently doing school performances, but the public performances will be held at the Discovery Theater on Saturday, March 21st at 2:oo PM. There will also be a story telling craft workshop at the Muldoon Library that everyone is invited t,  free of charge!

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Our Community
5:35 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Our Community - Anchorage Reads 2015

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Our Community
3:56 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

Our Community - CITC Fab Lab!

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  KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with Fab Lab instructor, Tasha Ryder and artist Crhsity Oates! The Fab Lab started with CITC (Cook Inlet Tribal Council)  partnering with MIT (Massichusettes Institute of Technology). The lab features a variety of fabrication equipment. It is a space for students to come and learn how to use digital tools to create real life objects. Equipment includes two different 3D printers, a vinyl cutter, a sand blaster, silk screen printing capabilities, and many more items.

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