Danny Preston

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.

Ways To Connect

Our Community - Mother America Blue!

Nov 11, 2014
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  KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's special veteran day's segment, Danny Preston speaks with Diane Benson. She has written and will be performing her own production of Mother America Blue. Mother America Blue will be presented one night only at Cyrano’s Playhouse,  tonight November 11th  at 7pm. The program will include a performance of “River Woman,” and a surprise story telling by one of Anchorage’s own long-time Veteran of a previous war. It is  Diane and her family's story that leads us to wake up to a very unique reality.

Our Community - Randy Rutherford!

Nov 6, 2014
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  KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! Danny Preston speaks with Director of the Center for Corporate and Professional Development at the  University of Alaska Anchorage, Steve Hinds! The Center for Corporate and Professional Development is bringing together different classes, that provides training to youth within the community. They are focused on providing innovative, targeted, cost effective and market driven solutions to meet and exceed your educational development needs.

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  Danny Preston speaks with Rudy Ramirez and Molly Robinson, cast members of the upcoming production Schoolhouse Rock! The Schoolhouse Rock Live production incorporates academic subjects and they will never seem boring again when presented through hits like "Conjunction Junction", "I'm Just a Bill", "Interplanet Janet" or "Three is a Magic Number". Schoolhouse Rock live explodes onto the stage with songs you loved updated for a whole new generation.  An upcoming puinlic performance will be on Halloween, October 31st, beginning at 7PM at the Atwood Concert Hall.

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  KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! Danny Preston speaks with executive director of the Institute of the North, Nils Andreassen. The Institute of the North was originally created by governor Walter J. Hickel. The mission is to inform the public policy and engaged citizenry. They do that in the context of the Arctic and the understanding the Arctic lifestyle, including work and common issues. The Institute of the North has worked with artists throughout Alaska.

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  In today's Our Community segment, Danny Preston speaks with the Acapella group " The Philharmonic". The group sang the infamous song "Happy" that is currently playing all over the radio. Tonight at the UAA's Wendy's Williamson auditorium at 7:30 PM, there will be the Acapella Festival! Tickets are $10 at the door for UAA students, $20 at the door for UAA staff, faculty, and alumni, & youth (under 17), and $25 at the door for general public. For more information, visit: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/sll/concertboard/

 

 Danny Preston speaks with Yupik artist Ryan Romer! He will be featured at the upcoming event, Rolled In Relief, which includes a print making and steam roller process. There will be 6 other artists attending the event as well. To find out more, be sure and attend the Rolled In Relief event on October 11th at the Anchorage Community Works (349 E. ship Creek road). The event will be free! For more information regarding Ryan Romer or his work, visit http://www.ryanromer.com

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  Danny Preston speaks with new General Manager of the Cyrano's Theatre Company, Janet Stoneburner. The current play running at Cyrano's is 4000 Miles. There have been rave reviews for this play and this week is the last week to catch the play! It is a comical and moving drama starring Linda (Harold & Maude) Benson. The running times will begin at 7 Pm on Thursday through Saturday and a 3 PM matinee showing on Sunday.

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