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
3:33 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Our Community - Acoustic Alaska Guitar Camp!

Acoustic Alaska Guitar Camp
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Danny Preston speaks with Betty Soo who will be an instructor at the Acoustic Alaska Guitar Camp along with Dan Navarro, Mary Flower, Michael Chapdelaine, Fred Sokolow, Doug Cox, Steve Baughman, and Sharon Gilchrist. The guitar camp takes place August 24th through August 30th in Wasilla, Alaska. For more information, visit: http://acousticalaska.com/index.html  

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Our Community
2:02 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Our Community - Alaska Renewable Energy Fair!

REAP Fair!

  In today's Our Community segment, Danny Preston speaks with Katie Marquette, the Communications Director for REAP. The Renewable Energy Alaska Project is having a family fair! It will take place on the downtown park strip from 11 AM to 9 PM. This event is fun for the whole family! Enjoy live music, crafts, great local food, informational booths, children’s activities, and interesting workshops. Admission is FREE and it’s guaranteed to be a great time!

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Our Community
11:56 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Our Community - Salmonstock!

Salmonstock2014
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  In today's Our Community segment, Danny Preston speaks with Melissa Heuer, deputy director of the Renewable Resources Foundation. Each year, the non-profit organization brings awareness statewide by having a festival, also known as Salmonstock. The event is about sustainability and protecting the amazing fish resources we have in Bristol Bay. This year, there will be a aerial photograph once again. The event keeps growing year after year, filled with fish and music. For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/Salmonstock

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Our Community
4:19 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Our Community - thread!

Danny Preston speaks with CEO of thread, Stephanie Berglund, and Senator Bill Wielechowski. The organization, thread, is a statewide childcare resource and referral network. thread provides services to families, including free childcare referrals. Save the date for an upcoming signature thread event, the 8th annual  Book Party in the Park! The party is August 14th from 4 - 7 PM and celebrates early literacy and promotes free family fun. For more information, visit:

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Our Community
4:31 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Our Community - Mountain View Street Fair!

Mountain View Street Fair
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Danny Preston speaks with representative Geran Tarr about the 6th Annual Mountain View Street Fair! The street fair will include activities such as a whacky hair, face painting, giveaways, and much more! Be sure to attend next Saturday from 12:00 - 4:00 PM at Clark Middle School. 

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