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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Delaware State Forest Service

The Delaware Forest Service wants to add to its wildfire crews before next year’s fire season.



October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is promoting awareness by lighting a Sussex County Bridge pink.



Melomanie, the Delaware music ensemble known for its pairing of baroque and contemporary styles, celebrates the start of its 26th season with a launch party and concert this weekend.




Delaware’s Department of Transportation has erected suicide prevention signs on five New Castle County bridges as a deterrent to anyone who MAY be considering taking his or her own life.

Delaware Forest Service

The 8th Annual Delaware Arborist and Tree Care Seminar is next week at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington.

Christina Cultural Arts Center

The Christina Cultural Arts Center in Wilmington begins its live music series this weekend.


As the calendar turns to October and we move deeper into fall, it’s a reminder Thanksgiving is right around the corner. And it’s a crucial time of year for the Food Bank of Delaware.


U.S. Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration’s Delaware District Office is looking for local businesses to honor for their efforts.


Downtown Dover Partnership

The Downtown Dover Partnership has a new executive director.

Sussex Tech

Residents of the Crisis House in Georgetown recently received donations from some dental students at Sussex Tech High School.