Chris Ranck

Assoc. Director- Program and Operations Services

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

Ways to Connect

Voices of Delmarva collection pt.1

Nov 18, 2011

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



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

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.

 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 

Website Tips and Tricks

Oct 25, 2011

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.

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!

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, Saturday October 8th. Support Delmarva Public Radio.

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.


Gadgets and Apps

Sep 19, 2011

The Ida May Returns

Sep 6, 2011

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.