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
4:43 pm
Tue February 3, 2015

Our Community - Anchorage Park Foundation!

Anchorage Park Foundation Logo
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  KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with Executive Director of the Anchorage Park & Trail Foundation, Beth Nordlund. The Anchorage Park & Trail Foundation has 33 park projects planned for this upcoming summer! The APF offers a challenge grant, an opportunity for people in the community to  raise 40,000 dollars which APF matches dollar for dollar, leaving it all up to $80,000 in rewards towards a park project! Another way to achieve rewards towards a park project is the cash match, which the APF counts your volunteers hours!

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Our Community
4:33 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

SCF 18th Annual Expo Gathering February 7th!

  On Thursday January 29th, the Our Community segment on the radio, hosted by Danny Preston, featured Southcentral Foundation program coordinator, Faye Dotomain. SCF is having their 18th annual Health and Wellness expo at the Dena'ina center on February 7th, beginning at 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM. There will be over 150 exhibit booths featuring health and wellness services. For more information, visit scf.com, Facebook, Instagram, or @scfinsider on Twitter. It is open to the public and it is a free admission event! 

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Our Community
4:22 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Our Community - JC Brooks and The Uptown Sound!

JC Brooks and The Uptown Sound
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  KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment Danny Preston speaks with members of the Chicago based band JC Brooks and The Uptown Sound! Tomorrow the band will be performing at the Discovery Theater presented by the Anchorage Concert Association. The group formed in 2007 and their first album was released in 2009. They are currently touring and writing for their new upcoming album. The show begins at 7:30 PM.

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Our Community
4:23 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Our Community - Pick. Click. Give.

PFD 2015

Danny Preston speaks with program manager of the Pick Click Give program, Heather Beaty. You can begin filling for your PFD application this Thursday, January 1st! Be sure to consider the Pick Click Give program by donating to Alaska Non-Profits, which include over 500 organizations to choose from. At the end of your PFD application, the Pick Click Give portion will be available and they are tax deductible. For more information, visit: http://www.pickclickgive.org

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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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