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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DNREC’s Natural Resource Police Park Rangers recently conducted a targeted surf fishing enforcement operation on two popular First State beaches.

Delaware Division of the Arts

The deadline is quickly approaching to submit nominations for the 2019 Governor’s Awards for the Arts.


There’s growing frustration that the Woodland Ferry, which traverses the Nanticoke River, is still out-of-service, months after it was supposed to have been back in-service.


Serafin Summer Music

Summer is the time for outdoor concerts, and a new festival is offering over a weeks’ worth later this month.


It’s called the Serafin Summer Music Festival.

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Special Olympics Delaware hosts its 49th Annual Summer Games at the University of Delaware’s Athletic Complex this week.

A new tool to help small businesses in Sussex County grow is now available.

Biggs Museum of American Art

Each year, Dover’s Biggs Museum of American Art hosts an exhibition highlighting winning artists in Delaware’s most prestigious fellowship competition.



Portions of the Delaware Bay and Murderkill River and St. Jones Rivers will be turned reddish in color this week.


Bob Byrd

A new book out this summer is one that First State political junkies won’t want to miss.


The new book is called “Byrd of Legislative Hall” and is the story of Bob Byrd - a former State Representative turned lobbyist, who is chief executive officer of The Byrd Group.

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One of the most scenic ferry rides in the United States is right here in the First State.