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.


Our Community
5:35 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Our Community - Anchorage Reads 2015

Anchorage Reads 2015
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Our Community
3:56 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

Our Community - CITC Fab Lab!

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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Our Community
4:27 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Our Community - Dark Winter Productions

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    KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with Irene Bedard. Last night marked the beginning of the second annual short stories for a Dark Winter. The presentation includes four plays, which the audience is really able to capture a visualization of the play write. As the night unfolds, the play showcases the bold voices of the actors, which is an essential part of the actual process of writing a play. The plays range  from comedy, to sci-fi, to just even the teenage generation!

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Our Community
3:23 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Our Community - Walk for Warmth!

Walk for Warmth
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KNBA keeps you in tuned with Our Community! Tuesdays & Thursdays at 8:50am we hear from community organizations working hard to help us all! Thursday February 12th, Danny Preston spoke with director of Grassroots funding for United Way, Anchorage, Aimee Chauvot. The Walk for Warmth is a community event that raises money to directly fund rent and utility assistance for Anchorage families when they need it most – the coldest months of winter in Alaska. Over 60 households (150+ individuals) received funds for rent and utility assistance thanks to your support of the 2014 Walk for Warmth.

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Our Community
4:49 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Our Community - Elder Mentor Program!

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  KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's Our Community segment, Danny Preston speaks with manager of the Elder Mentor program at the Rural Community Action Program, Jan Abbott!  The Elder Mentor program has been active for over 3o years. It provides a small stipend for Elders that are passionate about helping children learn. Elders are able to share their cultures, values and strengths for a whole new generation.

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