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 Steven Holly and Samuel Johns about the 4th Annual Ida'ina Gathering. It is "a gathering to celebrate friendship".  For more information, click the link below:

Photo by Charles Sather

The Indigo Girls stopped by Morning Line to chat and share songs.

Danny Preston speaks with Jessica Taft, the Marketing Director of Enterprise Engineering, about being involved with the Anchorage CANstruction event.  The event begins February 22nd through March 2nd. For more information, click the link below:

    Danny Preston speaks with Yaari Walker on her upcaoming book, Behind the Dark Walls. Support the Yaari's book by clicking the link below!

Since 2010, the Alaska Center for Energy and Power has been exploring the potential of delivering geothermal energy to Nome. For this month’s forum Gwen Holdmann, Director of ACEP, will give an update on the resource potential and economics of the Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal site to deliver power to Nome. - See more at:


Four staged readings will be featured with one act plays from the founding members of Dark Winter Productions including Lucas Rowley, Richard Perry, Vera Starbard, and Marleah LaBelle. The plays are written and directed by Alaska Native people embracing both contemporary and traditional stories of Alaska Native heritage.

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Danny Preston Speaks with Dick Reichman about The Syringa Tree, which runs  January 8th - February 2nd. Tickets available at 263-ARTS or