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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As Texas copes with the unprecedented flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, Dover International Speedway and Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is among those locally collecting supplies to aid relief efforts.

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The Labor Day weekend is wrapping up and with it the summer beach season.

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A new partnership is underway between the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and Project SEARCH; a high school transition program that works worldwide.  


Office of Highway Safety

The end of summer is traditionally marked by the Labor Day holiday weekend. And that long weekend is typically celebrated through picnics, pool parties, and barbecues, as families and friends enjoy the last few days of summer.  But it’s also one of the deadliest, with impaired drivers endangering themselves and others on the roads.



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It’s Labor Day weekend  and just in time for the holiday - inflated gas prices.


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The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve will host two programs highlighting World Shorebirds Day - an annual September 6th event celebrating shorebirds around the globe.



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The Delaware Department of Correction is now participating in - and contributing to - the Delaware Open Data Portal.

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Gas prices continue to fluctuate across Delaware and the region this week and may head upward due to Hurricane - now Tropical Storm - Harvey.


The Blood Bank of Delmarva is asking local residents to help meet an urgent request for over 2,000-units of blood from blood banks in Texas.

Delaware State Police

Delaware State Police are offering safety guidelines for the new school year, gets underway for many children this week.