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 University adjunct professor Caroline Simpson has written a book of poetry relating the mating habits of exotic animals with those of humans.

Pro Cutz Sports Barbershop

Sussex County is getting its first ever school of barbering.


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Voters in the Indian River School District (IRSD) once again head to the polls for a referendum vote.


Additional “No Wake” signs have been installed in the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal southward to Rehoboth Bay.


There’s good news for motorists who have been fighting traffic tie-ups between Little Heaven and Milford since November 2015.


Photo from DOS: Dover Green. The Old State House is on the center-right.

The holiday season brings some welcome downtime for many people. And the state of Delaware is reminding people it has some options for how to spend that time.


The Delaware Lottery is reminding everyone to “gift responsibly” this holiday season.

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Delmarva Power is giving customers the power to “give energy” this holiday season.


Rehoboth Beach swears in a new commissioner during Friday afternoon’s Board of Commissioners meeting.



New Rehoboth resident Steve Scheffer joins the six member Rehoboth board.

Photo from the DE Farm Bureau - Walter Hopkins, right, chair of FCFAA, pre-sents check to the DFBF.

A traveling Ag Lab that serves as a classroom to educate young Delawareans about farming and agriculture, is getting a big boost.