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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The Delaware Department of Justice is alerting residents again about a missed jury duty phone scam.


Photo of 2017 Art Show courtesy of Barbara Hames

Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church in Lewes presents its 52nd Annual Art Show next month.


It’s scheduled for Saturday, July 7th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the streets around the church at Second and Market Streets in downtown Lewes.



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Special Olympics Delaware hosts its Summer Games at the University of Delaware’s Athletic Complex this week.


The 51st annual Art Show in Lewes in 2017 (Photo courtesy of Barbara Hames)

Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church in Lewes is sponsoring its 52nd Annual Art Show next month.


Summer is just around the corner and Delmarva Power is prepping to deal with outages that can come with summer storms and heat.


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Heavy rains and an erupting Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has forced officials to reach out to other states for assistance, including Delaware:



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Delaware Public Archives is offering a chance to learn more about the DuPont Company’s role in the Civil War Saturday.

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The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season starts Friday, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says there’s a 75% chance this season will see near- or above-normal storm activity.

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The Cape May-Lewes Ferry is implementing a fuel surcharge on all vehicle fares starting this week.

There’s a new program to help women struggling with health issues that put them at risk for developing breast cancer and other chronic illness.