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Former DPM reporters and anchors reflect on their time in Delaware

Delaware Public Media
Former Delaware Public Media reporter James Dawson interviewing former state governor Jack Markell at the DPM dedication

Over its first 10 years, Delaware Public Media has covered a lot of stories – coverage made possible by a terrific roster of anchors and reporters who believed in the mission of providing public media-style reporting to the First State every day.

A group of those anchors and reporters caught up with The Green recently, offering their reflections on working at DPM and what it meant to them.

A group of anchors and reporters reflect on working at Delaware Public Media


Former DPM staffers recall the most memorable stories they covered for Delaware Public Media:

Cathy Carter - former Delaware Public Media Morning Edition host and reporter

History Matters: The evolution of gay rights legislation in Delaware


Roman Battaglia - former Delaware Public Media Reporter/Report for America corp member

Fleeing to find safe haven: An Afghan refugee's story


Sean Carlson - former Delaware Public Media All Things Considered host and reporter

Concerns over oil train safety felt in First State


Katie Peikes - former Delaware Public Media reporter

"How long?" Blades residents ask, after PFCs found in drinking water

More Blades-area private wells under investigation for contamination

Blades' PFC contamination differs from other cases in First State


Sophia Schmidt - former Delaware Public Media reporter/youth media producer

Croda to pay penalty, modify plant under settlement with state

Croda cited for more permit violations

Troubled Croda chemical plant to restart amid community outcry

Blunt Rochester, Carper push EPA to tell New Castle residents about increased cancer risk


James Dawson - former Delaware Public Media reporter

Newark family celebrates a new daughter born with the Force

State parks land a big one with surf fishing tag auction

Sussex County welcomes Punkin Chunkin home

Beau Biden's legacy runs deep in Delaware

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Tom Byrne has been a fixture covering news in Delaware for nearly three decades. He joined Delaware Public Media in 2010 as our first news director and has guided the news team ever since. When he's not covering the news, he can be found reading history or pursuing his love of all things athletic.
Kyle McKinnon is a producer for The Green with a passion for storytelling and connecting with people.