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.

Ways to Connect

Photo courtesy of DSU:

A Delaware State University optics researcher now has a large grant from the Department of Defense (DOD) to fund his work.


DOJ & LifeSmarts

Middle or high school students in Delaware can now sign up for the Consumer Literacy Program called LifeSmarts.


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The latest Drug Take Back Day is this weekend, offering another opportunity to dispose of prescription drugs that are no longer needed.


One of the competitive General Assembly races is for the open  36th House District seat in the Milford area.

Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele reports Democrat Don Allan and Republican Bryan Shupe are vying to fill that vacancy.


Photo from HOF - A streetscape by Delaware artist Thomas Del Porte, a collection of whose works are now on display through Dec. 30, 2018

There’s a new exhibit at the Historic Odessa Foundation (HOF).

It’s called Time Elemental: An Exploration of the Visual Expression of Thomas Del Porte.



Dr. Jerome H. Holland statue - photo courtesy of DSU

Delaware State University is set to unveil the first ever statue on campus.



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The huge MegaMillions jackpot is off the table, but Powerball’s top prize is still growing.


Photo courtesy: Delaware Transit Corp. (DART)

DART is ready to kick off its 21st annual “Stuff the Bus” Thanksgiving Food Drive.

Tuesday night’s huge Mega Millions jackpot has produced a winner - sadly the ticket was not sold in Delaware.


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It’s National Teen Driver Safety Week. And Safe Kids Delaware is taking the opportunity to encourage teens and their families to discuss staying safe behind the wheel.