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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DART’s annual “Stuff the Bus” Thanksgiving Food Drive brought in 10.2 tons or 20,463 pounds of food this year.

Delaware Choral Society

The Delaware Choral Society (DCS) performs Haydn’s The Creation this Sunday at Dover High School.



If you use the DART Transit App, you may notice some changes.


Courtesy of Delaware Department of Agriculture

A destructive insect from Asia that attacks and kills Ash trees is showing up in more places around Delaware.


The Delaware Memorial Bridge was re-opened to traffic Sunday night after a nearly six hour closure because of a gas leak at Croda Atlas Point in New Castle.

Brandywine Valley SPCA

Four Delaware organizations are working together to help victims of domestic violence and their pets escape abusive situations.


DNREC Tip411

Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), has launched a new law enforcement app for reporting crimes and other concerns.

The American Red Cross

The American Red Cross faces a severe blood shortage after a significant shortfall in fall donations. And the holidays historically bring a further decline in donations.


Delaware Public Media

Rehoboth Beach residents interested in seeing their local government in action now have a new way to do so.


Sussex County’s annual holiday food drive is underway this year.


The “Pack the Pod” drive is connected to the county’s annual Caroling on The Circle event - now in its 35th year.