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. 


10:45 am
Tue May 14, 2013

The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #11

Robin Rothschild, host of "The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report" and Bill Yoast, the real life hero of "Remember the Titans".
Credit Delmarva Public Radio

A special program today- Robin chats with Bill Yoast, the real-life hero of the movie, Remember the Titans.

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Delmarva Today
9:39 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Delmarva Today 05-10-2013

Life Crisis Center of Salisbury Maryland

Examining domestic financial abuse

Guest: Janelle Hale, legal director of the Life Crisis Center in Salisbury.

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Because I Said So
2:35 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Because I Said So Episode #52

So, you have to do some traveling this summer.  How do you get the kids to behave in the car or on the plane? This week, Grace Foxwell Murdoch return to discuss travel behaviour.  

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Delmarva Today
11:04 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Delmarva Today 05/03/2013

The Salisbury/Wicomico  Airport and well water contamination in the Coulbourne Woods and Morris Mill subdivisions in Wicomico County

Guests: Dennis Dicentio, director of Environmental Health in Wicomico County

Bob Wright, Airport Manager Salisbury/Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport

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9:23 am
Tue April 30, 2013

The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #10

NASA Robotics Alliance

Guest: Amy Davis, Program Manager for the NASA Robotics Alliance Project at Wallops Island.

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Delmarva Today
9:46 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Delmarva Today 04-26-2013

Guests: Hoda el-Shishtawy with the Muslim Public Affairs Council

Jay Pittman,  Chief of the Range and Mission Management Office at the Wallops Flight Facility

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Because I Said So
2:58 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Because I Said So Episode #51

The Salisbury Zoo

What are your kids going to do this summer? We have some summer camp tips and tricks this week. Plus, we have Leonora Dillion, Education Curator with the Salisbury Zoo to let us know about some of the fun things kids can do at the zoo this summer.

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10:22 am
Tue April 23, 2013

The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #9

The Antares rocket soared into the sky on the power of two AJ26 main engines.
Credit Orbital Sciences/Thom Baur /

Guests: Hal Murdock - Strategy Director with ATK Aerospace Group,  developers of the Castor 30 upper-stage motor.

Mike Whalen- Operations Manager at Orbital Sciences Corporation

Thom Bauer- Professional  Photographer

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9:23 pm
Sun April 21, 2013

Successful Launch for Antares

ATLANTIC, Va. (AP) - A company contracted by NASA to deliver supplies to the International Space Station has successfully launched a rocket in a test of its ability to send a cargo ship aloft.

The unmanned Antares rocket blasted off Sunday from Wallops Island on Virginia's Eastern Shore. About 10 minutes after the launch, Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles declared the test a success after observing a practice payload reach orbit and safely separate from the rocket.

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Delmarva Today
9:43 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Delmarva Today 04/19/2013

Senator Ben Cardin
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3:17 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #8

Operation We Care

Guest: Jeff Merritt of Operation We Care.

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Delmarva Today
10:43 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Delmarva Today 04-12-2013

Salisbury City Councilman Jake Day

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Because I Said So
12:35 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Because I Said So Episode #50

Prom season is here! How do you help your daughter find a dress both you and she will love without the drama? Should you buy a dress off the internet? Jodie Noonan of Amber Nicole's Bridal and Formal in Salisbury, MD drops in to give us some advice. 

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Because I said So
11:53 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Because I Said So Episode #49

How much is too much with sports? Is it better to focus on one sport or many? How do we avoid injury? This week, we chat with Brandon Havas of Havas Athlete Academy in Salisbury, MD.

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Delmarva Today
11:19 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Delmarva Today 04-05-2013

Olivia's Birds Saving the Gulf

Salisbury City Election Analysis and The Salisbury University Read Green Festival, April 4-6th.

1st half guests- G.A. Harrison, blogger- The Delmarva Observer

Michael O'Loughlin, Salisbury University Professor

2nd half guests- Dr. Ernie Bond, Associate Professor of Education at Salisbury University

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Delmarva Today
10:27 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Delmarva Today 03-29-2013

Salisbury City Council District 1 election


Shanie Shields

Cynthia Polk

Note: Candidate April Jackson was unable to attend our taping. We hope to heave her on at a future date.

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DPR Programming Notes
2:31 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

WSCL Easter Specials

Join us this Sunday, March 31 at 1 PM for a special performance of J.S. Bach's St. John's Passion by Apollo's Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra.  Special thanks to WCLV for this special .

Then, listen in at 6-6:30 PM for a special "Music and the Spoken Word" Easter special from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

"Collectors Corner" and "Classics for Kids" will resume  at their usual times the following Sunday.

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Rule, Britannia! on WSCL Classical 89.5

Join WSCL Classical Music host Christopher Ranck for the next thirteen weeks as we explore some of the favourites and forgotten classics of British Classical Music from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Because I Said So
10:02 am
Wed March 27, 2013

Because I Said So Episode #48

This week, we share some stories and tips about dread task of potty training and some new "mom of the month" stories.

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Delmarva Today
10:03 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Delmarva Today 03-22-2013

Jake Day and Debbie Campbell

Salisbury City Council District 2 Race

Guests: Jake Day, candidate for City Council, District 2,

Debbie Campbell, current Salisbury City Council Vice President.

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Because I Said So
12:56 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Because I Said So Episode #47

Dealing with post-partum depression

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Because I Said So
12:51 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Because I Said So Episode #46

This week, we talk about girl drama and the "Six Ways You can Screw up Your Children".

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Delmarva Today
8:59 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Delmarva Today 03-15-2013

Joe Albero, Jim Ireton

In what could be a pivotal election, on April 2 Salisbury voters will go the polls to choose the next mayor.  Incumbent Jim Ireton and challenger Joe Albero discuss their vision of the city's future.

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DPR Programming Notes
1:23 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

The Prostate Cancer Screening Debate

DPR Programming Notes
1:20 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Running with the Bulls

DPR Programming Notes
1:17 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Chris Kyle—America’s #1 Sniper

10:34 am
Tue March 5, 2013

The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #5

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on Assateague Island, Virginia showing the Assateague Channel with the Assateague Light in the distance. Photograph taken in May 2008 from Maddox Boulevard facing south, showing the north side of the island.
Credit Leonard J. DeFrancisci / Wikipedia
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