Delaware Public Media

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  • 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...

  • Afternoon Anchor/Reporter

    Nick Ciolino has lived in and around Detroit, Michigan for most of his life.

    He graduated from Wayne State University with an English degree, and interned as a reporter at WDET, Detroit’s NPR affiliate station.

    Nick has worked in...

  • Political Reporter

    Sarah covers politics for Delaware Public Media. She was a local government reporter for several newspapers before switching to public radio. She previously covered the state legislature as an intern with NPR Illinois while earning her master’s...

  • Reporter/Youth Media Producer

    Sophia Schmidt is a Delaware native. She comes to Delaware Public Media from NPR’s Weekend Edition in Washington, DC, where she produced arts, politics, science and culture interviews, and contributed to Gracie Award-winning coverage of the ...

  • News Director

    Tom Byrne has been a fixture covering news in Delaware for more than two decades. He joined Delaware First Media in 2010 as news director for WDDE’s online predecessor, DFM News, overseeing the launch of the news service and guiding its two...