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
4:56 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Our Community - Don Rearden!

Don Rearden
Credit http://greenandgold.uaa.alaska.edu/blog/9457/i_am_uaa_don_rearden/

  Danny Preston speaks with Don Rearden, a professor at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. He is also known as the author of The Ravens Gift. Shifting from contemporary Yupik Eskimo village life to a gripping post-apocalyptic Alaskan nightmare, The Raven's Gift reveals a heartbreaking truth -- many remote communities in rural Alaska currently teeter on the brink of total collapse. Don Rearden's debut novel dares to confront the frightening possibility of an impending catastrophic loss of human life, love, and indigenous culture.

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Our Community
4:55 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Our Community - National Preparedness Month!

National Preparedness Month
Credit http://www.redcross.org/prepare/nationalpreparednessmonth

  Danny Preston speaks with Chief Executive Office of the Red Cross Tanguy Libbrecht and preparedness specialist Anna Nilles. September is National Preparedness month! Why do we have this month and what does it all mean? Well it is to get people to just stop for a moment, and think about what it means to be "prepared". The Red Cross is getting the public to prevent and alleviate suffering. For more information on how you can become more prepared,visit:

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Our Community
4:17 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Our Community - Anchorage Park Foundation!

Anchorage Parks Foundation
Credit http://anchorageparkfoundation.org/

  Danny Preston speaks with executive director of the APF, Beth Nordlund. The Anchorage Park Foundation facilitates park improvement projects that are driven by neighborhood initiative. APF is a independent nonprofit — separate from but working closely with the city, to upgrade park assets. They are about what park users want, and are responsible and accountable to the intent of our donors, neighborhoods and volunteers. There are two new neighborhood playgrounds now open, near the Oceanview and Stevenson area.

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Our Community
3:51 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Our Community - FASD Awareness Day


In today's Our Community Segment, Danny Preston speaks with Tommy O'Malley, FASD Program Manager. FASD is an abbreviation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Today, September 9th, is national FASD awareness day. This day also serves a significance relating to none for nine, no consuming of alcohol within the 9 months of pregnancy. It is a preventable birth condition and it is completely avoidable. Tonight there will be an event for FASD awareness day at the Anchorage School District building on Debbar and Boniface, which starts from 5:30 to 8:30 PM.

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Our Community
4:07 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Our Community - Gretchen Sagan!

Gretchen Sagan
Credit http://sagan-art.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/photo.jpg

Danny Preston speaks with Alaska Native artist, Gretchen Sagan! With a traditional print-making background, Gretchen has been painting on canvas for 6 years. Her new series of art features painting on birch-tree panels. An upcoming exhibition featuring 16 pieces by Gretchen herself will run September 5th through the 28th at the Alaska Humanities Forum. Tomorrow evening for First Friday, from 5:30 to 8:00 PM, marks the beginning of the new exhibition including a special reception. For more information you can call Alaska Humanities forum at (907) 272 5341.

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