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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A $3.65 million dollar paving project got underway this week in Sussex County.


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Voters in the Woodbridge School District head to the polls Tuesday to vote on a tax referendum.


Jamie Wyeth, Portrait of Phyllis Mills, 1967, Oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in. The Phyllis and Jamie Wyeth Collection

The Brandywine River Museum of Art is honoring the late Phyllis Mills Wyeth.



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The Cape May-Lewes Ferry is gearing up for the summer season.


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Fans visiting Dover for NASCAR race weekends this year have an opportunity to improve their parking situation.


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The Indian River School District will try again to get residents to back a tax referendum later this year.  


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Schools throughout Delaware are gearing up for the annual “Spread the Word - Respect” campaign this week.

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Delaware State Fair has rounded out the concert slate for its 100th anniversary this summer.


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Rehoboth Beach Main Street is hoping to duplicate an initiative that’s already had success in the City of Lewes.



Dr. Chris Mason (far left) and Dr. Von Homer (center) speak with Gov. John Carney about their research. (Photo by Carlos Holmes)

Kinesiology researchers at Delaware State University have found a way to determine if a person faces a high risk for ankle injuries.