Chris Ranck

Assoc. Director- Program and Operations Services

Chris Ranck is Delmarva Public Radio's Executive Producer,  Program Director  and  Automation Engineer.

He is the executive producer for Delmarva Today  and audio engineer for  Soundbites on Delmarva.

Chris also is fill-in classical music host and the host of Rule, Britannia and The Show About. 

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DPR Programming Notes
10:05 am
Fri March 28, 2014

WSDL 90.7 audio issues

WSDL is currently experiencing some difficulty with our audio signal. We are aware of the problem and working as quickly as we can to remedy the problem. Thank you for your patience.

Delmarva Today
9:00 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Delmarva Today: Writer's Edition #10

Poet Sue Ellen Thompson  and an original play- "Tea at Four"

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Environment
7:09 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

WIR 03/28/2014

Checking in with Dave and Jenny Miles

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Delmarva Today
10:40 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Delmarva Today 03/21/2014

Berlin, MD

The town of Berlin, MD has been named "America's Coolest Small Town" by Budget Travel. We speak with Gee Williams, Berlin's Mayor, to see what this town is doing right.

Next, Jeremy Cox stops by to highlight an upcoming series in the Salisbury Daily Times looking at the future  of Salisbury, MD.

Guests: Gee Williams, Mayor of Berlin, MD

Jeremy Cox, Salisbury City Reporter with the Daily Times.

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DPR Programming Notes
2:10 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

New Program-Boombox Classroom

Boombox Classroom

Join us this Sunday at 6PM for a fun new addition to our Sunday "Family Night" programming.  Your Children will love it...and you will, too!

Boombox Classsroom is a series of curriculum-based music lessons for kids in grades K-5 based on the national standards for Music Education.  We have more than 200 artists on the shows each year, performing live — both world and classical music.  We celebrate diversity and promote appreciation of other cultures.

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Delmarva Today
10:38 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Delmarva Today 03-14-2014

Elizabeth's Field, by Barabara Lockhart

Analysis on the recent allegations of CIA spying on the US Senate and a conversation with local author, Barbara Lockhart.

Guests: Salisbury University Professor Michael O'Loughlin

Barbara Lockhart, author of the novel, "Elizabeth's Field".

barbaramarielockhart.com

The book is also available at the News Center in Easton, The Arts Center in Cambridge, and Mystery Loves Company Bookstore in St. Michaels.

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Environment
9:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

WIR 03142014

Meet Dave and Jenny Miles, mentors for Parkside High School's Robotics Team 3389.

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DPR Programming Notes
9:55 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Let DPR take you to SXSW!

SXSW 2014

SXSW 2014

Cold weather giving you the blues?  Why not pop into sunny Austin, Texas and check out this year's offerings at SXSW?

NPR Music brings you the best music and events from Austin, beginning March 12, 2014.

While you're at it, why not take a break and enjoy a Tiny Desk Concert or live concert from NPR Music?

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Environment
12:10 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

WIR 03-07-2014

Robotics

Amy Davis, Program Manager of NASA's Robotic Alliance Project at Wallops

NASA ROBOTICS

Wallops Flight Facility Education Office

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Environment
9:41 am
Fri March 7, 2014

WIR 02-28-2014

Caroline Massey, assistant director for management operations at Wallops Island.

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Delmarva Today
9:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Delmarva Today 03-07-2014

Salisbury, MD Mayor Jim Ireton

We sit down with Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton to discuss the long-term pans for revitalizing downtown.

In the second half, an interview with author Sonia Sanchez, who recently visited Salisbury University's Campus

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Delmarva Today
9:25 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Delmarva Today: Writers Edition #9

Hal Wilson chats with Bruce Riedel, a senior fellow the with Brookings Institution  and Director of the Brookings Intelligence Project. He is also the author of several books, including Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad.

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Delmarva Today
10:37 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Delmarva Today 02-21-2014

A look at America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the life and works of Author Zora Neal Hurston.

Guests: Dr. Anthony Jenkins, VP of Student Affairs and Enrollment with the University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Dr. Clara Small, Professor of History at Salisbury University

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Delmarva Today
3:56 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Delmarva Today 02-14-2014

For the sweethearts, the sound of the Sweet Adelines .

Guests: Faith Flynn with the Ocean-Bay Chorus in Salisbury.

Gordon Bugby, a pianist who often plays for events at the Dorchester Center for the Arts

Shelly Abbot, who has had a full-time musical career since 1993

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Delmarva Today
10:35 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Delmarva Today 02-07-2014

Taking a look at the adoption of Common Core standards in Maryland.

Guests: Jon Andes, instructor in the Education Specialties Department at Salisbury University

Kelly Stephensen, with the Wicomico Country Education Association

Betty Weller, President of the Maryland State Education Association

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Environment
11:02 am
Fri January 24, 2014

WIR 01-24-2014

Jeremy Eggers, NASA Wallops Chief of Public Affairs.

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Delmarva Today
10:57 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Delmarva Today 01/24/2014

The impact and debate over the Phosphorus Management Tool

Guests: Kevin Anderson, Grain farmer from Princess Anne, Maryland

Drew Koslow, Biologist clean water advocate with the Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy

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Delmarva Today
7:52 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Delmarva Today 01/17/14

2014 economic forecast a a look into Somerset County

Guests:

Meredith Ramsay, author of "Community, Culture and Economic Development"

Dr. Memo Diriker, of BEACON

Georgia Nichols, with Intergra Realty Resources

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Delmarva Today
10:49 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Delmarva Today 01/10/14

Homelessness on Delmarva

guests: Sisters Virginia Peckham and Marilyn Bouchard with the Joseph House.

John Clisbee with the Talbot Country Interfaith Shelter

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DPR Programming Notes
3:54 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Annapolis Summit 2014

Please join us this Friday from 1-3pm on WSDL, 90.7 FM for a special program. Join Marc Steiner, host of "Soundbites on Delmarva" for the Annapolis Summit 2014.

Due to some special work which will take out satellite feed down temporarily, we will also be running a special program, "Mexico Uncovered" at noon on WSDL. 

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DPR Programming Notes
12:30 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

Happy New Year from DPR!

The Vienna Philharmonic

Join us this New Year's Day on WSCL, 89.5 for some special programming to ring 2014.

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DPR Programming Notes
9:50 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Special Program: J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio

Saturday, Jan 4th at 2PM on WSCL, 89.5 FM

Join us this Saturday for a special broadcast of the Southern Delaware Choral Society's performance of J.S. Bach's "Christmas Oratorio". This performance was recorded December 15th, 2013 at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes, Delaware.

Southern Delaware Choral  Society website

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Delmarva Today
3:25 pm
Sun December 29, 2013

Delmarva Today: Writer's Edition #8

Credit Angela Byrd

This week, Harold Wilson sits down with members of the Community Players of Salisbury. In the second half, we hear a radio drama, "The Day Starts at Night", written exclusively for Delmarva Public Radio by Sonia Taitz, author of "The Watchmaker's Daughter".

NOTE: Due to a power outage, we were unable to broadcast this program on air. We plan to re-schedule it on a later date.

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Local News
9:00 am
Fri December 13, 2013

SU Research Day Lectures

SU’s inaugural Research Day and Innovation Showcase highlights current faculty endeavors and provides information about the various efforts connecting the University and community.

These lectures were recorded September 27th at Perdue Hall on the Campus of Salisbury University. For more information, please visit salisbury.edu/researchday/

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DPR Programming Notes
9:13 am
Sat December 7, 2013

The "Big Move" is today!

Delmarva Public Radio will be moving to our new location on Salisbury University's East Campus Complex Saturday December 7th at 10:00 AM. 

We hope to make this transition an smoothly as possible, but apologize beforehand for any audio outages you may hear. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Expect internet streaming to be down most of today as well. 

Bellevance Honors Lecture Series
9:01 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Bellavance Honors Lecture Series- Dr. C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa

Historian and author C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa

Native Americans are not always associated with the history of Washington, D.C.

Thousands of Native American leaders, diplomats and families visited the nation’s capital during the 19th and 20th centuries, however, leaving their mark on the city. Historian and author C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa discusses one such history-maker as the inaugural speaker in Salisbury University’s Thomas E. Bellavance Honors Program Lecture Series.

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Delmarva Today
10:23 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Delmarva Today: Writer's Edition # 7

Credit Angela Byrd

Hal Wilson chats with Sonia Taitz, author of The Watchmaker's Daughter.

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Delmarva Today
11:20 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Delmarva Today 11-22-2013

The 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy and a look at the upcoming Bay to Ocean Writer's Conference.

Guests: Michael O'Loughlin, Professor of Political Science at SU

Dean Kotlowski, SU History Professor

Judy Reveal, past President of the Eastern Shore Writer's Association

Diane Marquette , Local mystery writer

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Arts
9:36 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Dr. Danielle Cumming

Dr. Danielle Cumming

Dr. Danielle Cumming (guitar instructor at Salisbury University) has an international resume, and multiple

events coming up this fall, as well as pre-planning the Spring Guitar Festival.   She plays a bit for us, and talks with Kara Dahl Russell about her upcoming performances.  A “tiny desk concert” from WSCL 89.5.

  Guitar in the Gallery

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Delmarva Today
10:28 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Delmarva Today 11-15-2013

The state of Delmarva's food banks and hunger on the Eastern shore. In the second half, we learn about Southern Gospel on the Eastern Shore

Guests: Celeste Savage, with HALO Ministry in Salisbury

Marilyn Neal, with the Salivation Army in Salisbury

Geldon Jones, Principal of East Salisbury Elementary School

and Bernard Ward, with The John Wesley United Methodist Church Men

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