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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Environment
1:23 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #3

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Wallops Flight Facility, located on Virginia's Eastern Shore, was established in 1945 by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, as a center for aeronautic research.

Guest: Caroline Massey, Assistant Director for Management Operations, NASA Wallops Flight Facillity

Environment
1:17 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #2

Guest: Keith Kohler, NASA Public Relations Specialist

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Environment
1:11 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #1

Guest: Amy Davis, Program Manager for the NASA Robotics Alliance Project

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Delmarva Today
9:53 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Delmarva Today 03-02-2013

Harriet Tubman
Credit Wikipedia

The life and legacy of Harriet Tubman.

Guests:

Pat Ross Hawkins and Darlene Ross Rogers, descendants of Harriet Tubman

Dr. Clara Small, Salisbury University Professor of History

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Delmarva Today
9:47 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Delmarva Today 02-15-2013

Reaction to the State of the Union and an update on the state of Delmarva Public Radio

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Because I Said So
1:09 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Because I Said So Episode #45

If you have young children and dogs, you will want to listen in to this week's program. We talk about what types of dogs make good companions for your kids.

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Delmarva Today
9:51 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Delmarva Today 02/08/2013

Immigration on Delmarva


Guests:


Veronica Cool (by phone)...President of the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce


Veronica Martinez- United Dream and its local affiliate: Students Taking Action for Dreams


Theo Williams- with Casa de Maryland


Maria D'Arcy with the Chesapeake Multicultural Center in Easton


And Myra Melendex with the Unity Program

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Arts
3:36 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Dr. William Folger, Dean of SU's Music Dept.

This Friday, Feb. 8th  at S.U., the Faculty of the Music Department will present a recital in conjunction with the opening reception of an Art Dept. Faculty show.  Kara Dahl Russell talks with the Dean of the Music Department, Dr. William Folger about this, and other upcoming departmental collaborations on the S.U. campus.


SU Faculty Art Show Feb 8th

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DPR Programming Notes
9:33 am
Tue February 5, 2013

Night of Benevolence to Benefit DPR!

Tonight! February 7th at 6PM

Come one, come all to the Night of Benevolence to Benefit DelMarVa Public Radio!  

With live music* from "The Zen Monkeys" and 10% of proceeds being donated, you don't want to miss it!

*live music begins at 7:30pm

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Delmarva Today
10:13 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Delmarva Today on PAC-14

PAC-14

Did you know every episode of Delmarva Public Radio's "Delmarva Today" program is videotaped by the public access channel, PAC-14?

You can view Delmarva Today on PAC-14, or you can watch the videos on demand here.

Pac-14 also has a YouTube Channel, where you can watch and share Delmarva Today  programs.

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Delmarva Today
9:42 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Delmarva Today 02-01-2013

Credit fotosearch.com

With the weather turning colder, we look at homelessness on Delmarva.

Guests: Jim Barnes with the Christian Shelter in Salisbury

Sister Marilyn with the Joseph's House

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Arts
3:56 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Harp on This! Samples

Delmarva Today
10:19 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Delmarva Today 01-25-2013

The future of tourism on Delmarva.


Guests:


Lisa Challenger Worcester County Tourism Director


Melanie Pursel, Executive Director of the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce


Memo Diriker with the Business, Economic and Community Outreach Network on the Campus of Salisburu University

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Because I Said So
2:50 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Because I Said So Episode #44

St. Andrew's Montessori School, Princess Anne

What is a Montessori School?  What does a typical day look like? This week, we meet Ursula Loos with the St. Andrew's Montessori School in Princess Anne, MD.


Plus, we have a "mom of the month" cautionary tale about kids breaking up via text message.

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Because I Said So
2:21 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Because I Said So Episode #43

Have you ever considered home schooling your children? What is a typical day like? How do they do in college? We'll meet two home schooling moms this week and find out what being your son's or daughter's  teacher is really like.


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Delmarva Today
9:46 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Delmarva Today 01-18-2013

Curbing gun violence


Guests


Vince DeMarco with Maryland Health Care for All Coalition


Wicomico Sheriff Mike Lewis


Greg Shipley with the Maryland State Police


Kim Hudson, member of the Wicomico County Board of Education and confounder of Parents in Action.

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Because I Said So
2:41 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Because I Said So Episode #42

The Mentos Soda fountain...the spelling bee...studying...and "Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo". Just another crazy hectic week for the moms.

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News
12:48 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Disaster Recovery Centers in Somerset County to Close, But Assistance Is Still Available

More than 1,100 homeowners, renters, and businesses have visited the hurricane sandy disaster recovery center in Crisfield since it opened last month.

Although the disaster recovery center is closing Friday January 18, FEMA wants residents, renters, and businesses to know they are still operating throughout the area to offer assistance.

Help on federal and state disaster assistance is always available 24/7 at 800-621-FEMA. 

DPR Programming Notes
10:47 am
Mon January 14, 2013

DPR night at Dogfish Head Jan 17th

Due to the impending inclement weather, this event has postponed. We hope to reschedule  at a later date.

Dogfish Head Brewings and Eats , Rehoboth Beach 7:30-9:3- PM

Come one, come all to Dogfish Head's  Night of Benevolence to Benefit DelMarVa Public Radio!  

With live music* from "The Brew", an American Indie-Rock band, and 10% of proceeds being donated, you don't want to miss it!

Because I Said So
9:58 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Because I Said So Episode #41

The Delmarva Education Foundation's 2nd Annual Scholarship Fair is this Saturday, January 12th at the Center at Salisbury from 10Am to 4PM.


We sit down with Diane Johnson to discuss the fair, the DEF, and what you should be thinking about right now as your kids get ready for college.

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Delmarva Today
9:43 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Delmarva Today 01-11-2013

Exploring the world of the millions of American women aged 65 or older.


Guests:


Dr. Carolyn Stegman- author of "A Gold-Mended Life"


Adrianne Kadushin, Nurse Psychotherapist

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DPR Programming Notes
3:39 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Annapolis Summit 2013

 


  


 


Friday Noon-2PM on WSDL, 90.7 FM


Join Marc Steiner and Don Rush for a special broadcast of the 2013 Annapolis Summit, recorded January 9th in Annapolis.


The Annapolis Summit brings together the state’s most powerful leaders — Gov. Martin O’Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch



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Delmarva Today
10:10 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Delmarva Today 01-04-2013

The state of the Chesapeake Bay, the verdict of the Hudson poultry case, and Crisfield recovers from Hurricane Sandy.


Guests:


Alan Girard, Eastern Shore Director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation


Mike Pretl, past president of the Wicomico Environmental Trust


Mike Wade, with the Federal Emergency Management Agency


and Karen Knapik with the Small Business Administration


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DPR Programming Notes
2:21 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

WSDL 90.7 Sunday Program Changes

This Sunday, January 6th, brings some changes to the 90.7 Sunday lineup!

Following "City Arts and Lectures" at 1PM, we bring you at 2PM,  "Says You!", a lively and entertaining quiz program, perfect for a relaxing Sunday afternoon.

DPR Programming Notes
11:33 am
Wed January 2, 2013

New Program- The Piano Matters

Join us this Sunday at 8PM for"The Piano Matters with David Dubal", the latest edition to the WSCL 89.5 Sunday lineup.  Each week, David Dubal brings you  recordings of the great piano works.


This program comes to us courtesy WWFM, the Classical Network.


DPR Programming Notes
10:50 am
Wed January 2, 2013

EDINBURGH FESTIVALS: THE YEAR OF CREATIVE SCOTLAND

Join us this Saturday night (January 5th) from 8-10PM for a four week special program, "Edinburgh Festivals: Year of Creative Scotland".

Beginning February 2nd, we will bring you "Celtic Connections" at 8PM followed by "Fiesta!" at 9PM.

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Because I Said So
12:44 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Because I Said So Episode #40

Happy New Year! Are you staying in, or going out? We talk resolutions, parties, muskrat drops, our favourite moments so far from this show and much more.

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DPR Programming Notes
11:12 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Holiday Programming on Classical 89.5

Kings College
Credit MPR Photo / Michael Barone)

Join us on December 24th and 25th for some special Christmas Programs on Classical 89.5FM.

Christmas Eve at 10AM- A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, live from King's College in Cambridge, England.

Christmas Day-

6AM- Welcome Christmas!

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Becuase I Said So
2:56 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

Because I Said So Episode #38

This week, we get some answers and insight about the recent incident at Sandy Hook Elementary from Dr. Kathy Seifert with Eastern Shore Psychological Services.

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