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
4:19 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Our Community 04/01/14 - Project Puqigtut!


Danny Preston speaks with Karen Phillip, project manager of Project Puqigtut!

Project Puqigtut II is a 21st century online success program for Alaska Native and American Indian ASD high school students. Students are able to earn core high school credit through online coursework to get on-track to graduate, grade improvement or get ahead. For more information, visit:


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Our Community
4:00 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Our Community Friday 03/28/14


Danny Preston speaks with the current Public Relations Program Coordinator, of the Southcentral Foundation, Faye Dotomain. Southcentral Foundation's 17th annual Gathering will be this Saturday, March 29th, from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. For more information, visit:


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Our Community
4:32 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Our Community Thursday 03/27/14

Mark Trahant

Danny Preston speaks with Mark Trahant.

Mark Trahant is an independent journalist. He serves as the 20th Atwood Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage for the 2013 - 2014 academic year. The position brings nationally known journalists to teach courses and speak to students, journalists and the public in Alaska.\

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Our Community
3:03 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Our Community Tuesday 03/25/14

Big Brothers Big Sisters


Danny Preston speaks with  the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Taber Rehbaum, and ASD member Karen Gauthier. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska strengthens our communities by providing mentors to all children who need and want a caring adult role model – special friends who can help them expand their horizons, realize their potential and enrich their futures – changing their lives.

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Our Community
3:57 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Our Community Thursday 03/20/14

Black Violin

Danny Preston speaks with 2 members of the group Black Violin (Kev Marcus & Jody Hill). After their sold-out 2009 Atwood show, Black Violin  returns with their ultimate synergy between classical and hip-hop music. As graduates of Dillard Performing Arts High School, Black Violin chooses strings over streets using funk driven sounds and a positive message to give young people the same exposure to the arts and, therefore, the same opportunities they had.

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