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Dan Potter
Dan Potter




Dan Potter (Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an award-winning journalist and radio host involved in marching bands and drum corps for over 40 years. He is an announcer and media personality for Bands of America and Drum Corps International and hosts popular marching arts podcasts, including BOA’s “Break Ranks!” 

Potter was a drum major in the high school marching band and drum corps. He has also instructed Indiana, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas high school bands. Potter is a member of the Board of Directors of Zephyrus Performing Arts, the parent organization of Zephyrus Drum and Bugle Corps, and Zephyrus Independent World WGI Guard in Tulsa.  

Potter is a veteran journalist, radio personality, and host of the KRMG Morning News with Dan Potter at KRMG Radio in Tulsa. In his decades covering news in Texas and Oklahoma, Potter has witnessed many historic events first-hand, including a presidential inauguration, political conventions, and too many tornadoes to count. He receives numerous broadcast journalism awards, including the Radio Television News Directors Association’s Edward R. Murrow award for best radio newscast in the US and the DuPont-Columbia University Silver Baton for excellence in broadcast journalism. In 2015 and 2020, Potter received the National Association of Broadcasters’ Marconi Award for Medium Market Personality of the Year.  

Every November, after BOA Grand Nationals, Potter hosts “Stories of Light,” a three-day radiothon in Tulsa that has become Make A Wish Oklahoma’s largest annual revenue source, raising over $4,000,000 for the charity. In 2021, Make A Wish Oklahoma named its’ yearly Volunteer of the Year the Dan Potter Community Service Award. Potter and his wife, Martha, reside in Tulsa with two spoiled dogs and lots of pictures of their kids and grandkids.