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
4:18 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Our Community - Otherwise Known as Sheila The Great!

Sheila the Great
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  In today's Our Community segment, Danny Preston speaks with Theater group Arts Power about the upcoming play presented by Alaska Junior Theater, "Otherwise Known as Sheila The Great"! Bryce Walsh and Jackie Ostick join Danny in the studio all the way from New Jersey! Judy Blume’s iconic book, Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great is brought vividly to life with engaging songs, creative sets and a powerful message. Sheila Tubman, otherwise known as Sheila the Great, comes of age in ArtsPower’s lively and poignant musical about discovering the person within.

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Our Community
4:42 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Our Community - Anchorage International Film Fesitval!

AIFF at the Bear Tooth!
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    Danny Preston speaks with director of the Anchorage International Film Festival, Laura Moscatello and Program Director of the Festival, Jim Parker! The AIFF is ten days long and features films at various venues around town including the Bear Tooth Theater, the Loussac Library, the Alaska Experience Theater, The Anchorage Museum and the Anchorage Community Works. There will be over 100 films ranging from 19 different countries! Some highlights of the festival this year include more films made exclusively in Alaska.

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Our Community
3:53 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Our Community - United Way!

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  KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with Vice President  of Income Health and Impact at United Way, Sue Brogan, and lead navigator of United Way, Joan Fisher. Phase 2 of the Obama Care system will be rolling out. Open enrollment began on the 15th and United Way is aiding in navigating Alaskan's to affordable healthcare. A good way of obtaining any kind of healthcare related is by contacting Alaska 211. It is the statewide way to obtain any kind of information which contains over 3000 resources all over the state.

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Our Community
4:54 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Our Community - AARP Tax Aide!

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  Danny Preston speaks with AARP foundation tax aid and communication specialist Susan Siprelle. AARP is having a Tax Aide program, which is available to everyone and anyone, any age, but there are a few restrictions. You go into the AARP sites which are around Alaska, and they will file your taxes electronically, free of cost! There is no catch. For more informsation, visit: http://freetaxprepanc.com

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Our Community
3:50 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Our Community - F Magazine!

F Magazine 3rd Annual Music Video Awards
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  In today's Our Community segment, Danny Preston speaks with F Magazine's publisher Teeka Ballas. F Magazine is a full nonprofit volunteered run publication. They run 4 different statewide competitions annually as well as put out an annual compilation cd. The magazine is very art oriented incorporating the non mainstream art community. Tonight be sure and attend the 3rd annual F-Action Music video Awards Showcase at 7PM at the Taproot. For more information, visit: http://fhideout.org/

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