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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Hagley Museum and Library

The Hagley Museum and Library has acquired the Frank E. Schoonover Negatives Collection from the Delaware Art Museum.

The Schoonover Collection documents the life and work of the noted artist and illustrator who was part of the golden age of magazine illustration between 1890 to 1940.



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Many motorists are already traveling for the long Memorial Day weekend and they’ll have plenty of company.

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If you are hitting the road this Memorial Day weekend, you’ll have one less thing to worry about on your drive.


DelDOT has released the latest update for its mobile app and reports it is adding some features to help make its easier to find what you need.

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Mid-Atlantic motorists continue to see gas prices take a bite out of their budget.

Delaware Symphony Orchestra

The Delaware Symphony Orchestra wraps up its 2017-2018 Classics Series with Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 7 this Friday.

Riverfront Development Corporation

Wilmington’s Riverboat Queen will be back on the Christina River starting this weekend.

Centers for Disease Control

As the weather gets warmer and people spend more time outdoors - diseases passed to people through by tick, mosquito and flea bites become a bigger concern.


Among those at the top of the list is Lyme Disease.  The Centers for Disease Control lists Lyme disease as the state’s top tick borne disease.

With that in mind, Delaware’s Division of Public Health has launched a new Lyme Disease Awareness Campaign.



Delaware College of Art & Design

Delaware College of Art and Design will have a new president starting August 1st.


Jean Dahlgren was recently hired from a pool of more than 40 applicants identified during a nationwide search.



The Town of Magnolia has become the 50th First State community to participate in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Flood Insurance Program.