Danny Preston

Morning Line Host & Music Director - KNBA

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


Danny Preston speaks with Sandy Harper, owner of Cyrano's Theatre Company! This Friday, June 6th, 7:30 PM at the ACPA Discovery Theatre there will be a very special benefit for Cyrnano's. For more information, visit:


Danny Preston speaks with Victoria Clark, (executive director at Trustees for Alaska) and Shannyn Moore. The organization is a non-profit environmental law firm that was set up in 1974 to be the legal arm for the conservation community. Many issues have occurred within the past few years, and Trustees for Alaska has served as the voice for the environment. Tonight Constitutional Convention Delegate Vic Fischer & award-winning broadcaster Shannyn Moore talk article VIIII  at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center's Auditorium at 7:30pm. For more information, visit: 



  Danny Preston speaks with Joshua Franks about the Native Men's Wellness Program. This program was formed 3 years ago to promote healthy living. An upcoming workshop, You Are a Warrior, will be May 29th at 8 a.m.-5 p.m., located in the Gathering Room at the SCF Ahklun Mountains Building (4501 Diplomacy Drive). For more information or to sign up, contact Native Men's Wellness Program Coordinator Shon Stewman at (907) 729-5208.


Danny Preston speaks with Shea Lowery about Alaska Children & Family! The organization provides services to the youth whom have had traumatic experiences. Services include residential psychiatric treatment, community based programs and treatment foster homes offer the structure, care and expertise to help young people facing significant challenges build strong, positive, healthy lives.

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Danny Preston speaks with Jose and  James Kenningale about the upcoming performances of We're Going on a Bear Hunt! The shows range from April 21st to the 26th, and will be at the Alaska Junior Theatre.

Danny Preston speaks with Lauren Shutt about Project Ki'L. Project Ki’L seeks to demonstrate that culturally responsive education for preschool to 5th grade Alaska Native and American Indian boys results in higher academic outcomes. It helps parents, community supporters and educators meet the unique needs of Native boys. Project Ki’L also reaffirms their identity by celebrating Native heritage and traditions.

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Danny Preston speaks with Katie Marquette about REAP (Renewable Energy Alaska Project). Join REAP for another installment of their monthly Clean Energy Lecture Series tonight, Thursday, April 10th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Wilda Marston Theatre in the Anchorage Loussac Library. Admission is free! -

See more at: http://alaskarenewableenergy.org/

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:



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:


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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