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.

Ways to Connect

$11.4 million. That’s how much money in toll violations is still outstanding in the State of Delaware since Fiscal Year 2005.

Rehoboth Art League; photograph from Paul Hammesfahr "Things Are Looking Up!"

The Rehoboth Art League’s latest exhibition - Small Works, Big Heart - arrives this week.


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Applications will soon be available for Camp Barnes, the Delaware State Police summer camp for kids.



Delaware Emergency Management Agency

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency is teaming up with the U-S Department of Homeland Security to support the “Stop the Bleed” initiative.


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Super Bowl Sunday is today.

And AAA Mid-Atlantic and Delaware’s Office of Highway Safety say the big game should be a time for friends, family and football - not fatalities.

A free block party putting the spotlight on women in music is coming to Milford this fall.


It's called the Ladybug Music Festival.

Special Olympics Delaware

Special Olympics Delaware annual Polar Bear Plunge takes place this weekend in Rehoboth Beach.


Andrew Wyeth (1917–2009)
Watercolor on paper, frame: 41 3/4 × 33 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (106 × 85.1 × 3.8 cm) / Delaware Art Museum, Gift of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, 2017

The Delaware Art Museum is getting an assist in its effort to restore pieces in its Hotel DuPont Collection.

Delaware Technical Community College has received a $100,000 grant from Highmark Delaware’s Blueprints for the Community.

The latest Highmark funding will continue to help Del Tech build its Nursing and Allied Health programs.

Delaware Public Media and YWCA Delaware

The YWCA Delaware is holding a special event Tuesday addressing hate groups.