Delaware Public Media

Kelli Steele

Morning Anchor/Reporter

Kelli Steele has over 30 years of experience covering news in Delaware, Baltimore, Winchester, Virginia, Phoenix, Arizona and San Diego, California.

Kelli joined Delaware Public Media in August 2017 as host of Morning Edition and as its Arts reporter.

A Baltimore native, Kelli has been living in Delaware since 1986 and has called Delmarva her home except for the four years when she lived in Phoenix and San Diego, two years each.

Kelli's work has been honored by the Associated Press and the Delaware Press Association; she's also been named Delaware's favorite downstate news anchor three times by Delaware Today Magazine.

In between working and going to bed very early, Kelli enjoy reality TV, watching baseball, basketball and soccer and exercising, when possible.

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Brandywine Valley SPCA

The Brandywine Valley SPCA is lending a helping hand to shelter pets impacted by Hurricane Florence.

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Florence may have left the Carolinas, but she’s left havoc in her wake. And a number of local groups are pitching in to help with recovery efforts.



National Hurricane Center

Florence weakened to a tropical depression Sunday over the Carolinas and gained speed as it approaches the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast.


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The Special Olympics USA Training Camp gets underway Monday at the University of Delaware in Newark.


Delaware Tech Terry Campus

The annual Kent County Economic Summit is fast approaching. This year’s event is Tuesday, September 18 at Delaware Tech’s Terry campus in Dover and will focus on “Digital Transformation in Business.”



Olga Ganoudis Designs

Noted Delaware jewelry maker and designer Olga Ganoudis was the featured artist at last week’s 2018 Brandywine Festival of the Arts.



Delaware Transit Corporation

Using DART to get to Delaware beaches outside the summer season is now easier.

Delmarva Power

As Hurricane Florence bears down on the Carolinas, Delmarva Power says it’s ready, if necessary, to respond locally to power outages and downed lines.


Blood Bank of Delmarva

The Blood Bank of Delmarva (BBD) says it's facing a blood emergency.


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Hurricane Florence continues to churn in the Atlantic and is rapidly intensifying. It's now reached Category 4 status.