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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Delmarva Today
9:49 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Delmarva Today 12-16-2011 Homelessness

As winter approaches, the news on the homeless is profound.

The new figures from the National Center on Family Homelessness found that 1 out of every 45 children in the country are without a home.  The majority of those children at 7 years or younger.

Guests:

Jim Barnes- administrator at the Christian Shelter

Sister Connie Ladd at The Joseph House

Arts
9:35 am
Wed November 30, 2011

Voices of Delmarva 11-30-2011 Dawn Manyfeathers

Today we meet Dawn Manyfeathers of the Lenape Tribe, who came to Delmarva about 15 years ago.

DPR Programming Notes
2:20 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

Thanksgiving Day Specials on WSCL

Join WSCL, 89.5 FM this Thanksgiving for a special day of music and programs.

At 1pm, listen to Giving Thanks from American Public Media. You'll hear classical music and stories from Roy Blount Jr. and Nora Ephron.

At 3PM, listen to Thanksgiving with Cantus from American Public Media.

Finally, join Garrison Keillor and the VocalEssense Ensenble  at 6PM  for a Thanksgiving Celebration. 

 

Arts
12:54 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

Voices of Delmarva collection, pt.2

More items in our "Voices of Delmarva" series.

 

Voice #4- Nancy Lynch

Voice#5- Gordon Gladden

 

 

Arts
11:22 am
Fri November 18, 2011

Voices of Delmarva collection pt.1

Here are some of the stories we have collected in our "Voices of Delmarva" series.

 

Voice #1- Eighty-six year old Lavenia Jefferson from Somerset County

 

Voice #2- Capt. Stony Whitelock of Chance, MD.

 

Voice #3- Robert Robinson/ Georgetown Oyster Eat

 

 

Arts
9:09 am
Thu November 17, 2011

Marin Alsop on Joan of Arc at the Stake

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conductor Marin Alsop joined On Delmarva host Marc Steiner recently  to discuss the massive new piece that the symphony will be be playing this Friday and Saturday, the 17th and 18th at th

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DPR Programming Notes
9:28 am
Wed November 9, 2011

DPR participates in Emergency Alert System Nationwide Test

Just a reminder -

On Wednesday, November 9,at 2 p.m., the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in collaboration with the Federal Communications Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System.

DPR Station Info
11:00 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Understanding Social Security

 Join WSDL, 90.7 FM  this Friday, November 4th at 1 PM for Understanding Social Security,  a live forum from Arsht Hall on the Wilmington campus of the University of Delaware. This live event is hosted by Delaware First Media.

Featured speakers include U.S. Senator Chris Coons and Jo Ann Barnhart, a former commissioner of the U.S. Social Security Administration.

For more information on this event and to read a variety of stories about  Social Security, please visit 

Arts
1:45 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

Website Tips and Tricks

If you are use Microsoft Internet Explorer, you may be having having trouble viewing the "Now Playing" information on our website.  We are troubleshooting the problem.

Meanwhile, you may want to download and install either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox web browsers.

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DPR Station Info
12:24 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

2 Boomer Babes featured on SecondAct.com

Delmarva Public Radio's own 2 Boomer Babes Radio Hour was recently  named a top choice in baby boomer media on the website, Second Act.  The Babes are included in a field with Jane Pauley's Your Life Calling and Leeza Gibbos' My Generation programs.  Congratulations, Kathy and Barb!

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Public Plaza
11:55 am
Fri October 7, 2011

Public Plaza Clearance

The Public Plaza is celebrating a closing sale, Saturday October 8th at 9AM. Restaurants, Spas, Health and Fitness, Theare and More...all at 75% savings. The Public Plaza will be closing in October with all final sales benefiting Delmarva Public Radio. The closing of the the Plaza in October will be making room for the "Deals that Give Back" coming in November. Mark the calendar to shope online at delmarvapublicradio.net, Saturday October 8th. Support Delmarva Public Radio.

Wine Festival
2:58 pm
Thu September 29, 2011

2011 Autumn Wine Festival

Do you love wine, the great outdoors, delicious food and live entertainment? Join us for the Autumn Wine Festival at Pemberton Historical Park in Salisbury, Maryland. Hosted by Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism, this two-day wine festival is slated for Saturday, October 15th and Sunday, October 16th. The Autumn Wine festival hours are Saturday from 11:00am until 6:00pm and Sunday from 12:30pm until 6:00pm.

 

Essay
8:58 am
Mon September 19, 2011

Gadgets and Apps

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Features
8:55 am
Tue September 6, 2011

The Ida May Returns

Salisbury, MD – After six years of repairs, "The Ida May" returned to the skipjack races off of Deal Island. In this portrait of the vessel, the Gladden brothers describe their efforts to refurbish the boat built in 1906 as a tribute to their late father.

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Local Headlines
1:42 pm
Fri August 19, 2011

Senator Ben Cardin on President's Upcoming Economic Speech

Salisbury, MD – Senator Ben Cardin(D-MD) says he would like to see existing federal money redirected toward programs to help those without jobs.

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Local Headlines
8:47 am
Thu July 21, 2011

The End of the Space Shuttle Program Could Mean A Big Boost for Wallops Flight Facility

Salisbury, MD – As many reflect on the end of the Space Shuttle program, the Mid-Atlantic regional Spaceport on Wallops Island is expected to pick up some extra business.

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Local Headlines
12:17 pm
Mon July 18, 2011

Hoda and Kathie Lee come to Rehoboth Beach

Salisbury, MD – Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, stars of NBC's "Today" program, are making an appearance July 26th in Rehoboth Beach, DE. They chat about their show, their books, and their connection to our area.

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