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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Delaware’s November shotgun deer hunting season opens Friday and DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is reminding sportsmen what they need to do to be properly licensed.

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Just in time for the holidays, the DMV is releasing just over 3,000 five-digit license plates.


Delaware beach residents have earned over $4 million using Airbnb.

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Early Sunday morning, Daylight Saving Time ends and everyone turns their clocks back one hour.

The good news is you get an extra hour sleep, but the change can be bad news for motorists.


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In September 2016, a group of local artists got together and created an informal sketching group, meeting once a month and alternating locations among Delaware’s three counties.

Now, those same local artists have become an official Chapter of International Urban Sketchers.


Delaware ChoralArts


Delaware ChoralArts is preparing for its 2017-2018 season.

Delaware ChoralArts has brought a diverse array of choral music to the Wilmington region for more than 33 years.

Seven Delaware Department of Agriculture projects have received grant funding through USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program.

The Sussex County Council voted unanimously this week to ban firearms in all county buildings.



Delaware’s new home repair assistance initiative, the Statewide Emergency Repair Program (SERP), has received a National Council of State Housing Agencies 2017 Award for Program Excellence.

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A funeral is planned for Saturday for a state historian and former Delaware State Senate majority leader who recently passed away.