September 05, 2008 soon to launch! Announces Delaware's First Internet-Only Radio Station

Delaware Talk Radio to Serve Delaware with News, Talk, Blogs from Burris, Nelson, Evans, Matthews

Delaware Talk Radio, LLC today announced the creation of DELAWARETALKRADIO.COM, the first Internet-only news and talk radio station dedicated to covering the First State. In fact, it may be the first dedicated statewide Internet talk radio station serving any state in the nation.

How does it work? Simple. streams live audio over the Internet and can be received by any Internet connection anywhere in the state, nation or the world. Everything else operates just like a traditional radio station.

Randy Nelson and Dave Burris will anchor the station with a daily program, launching the station on Monday, September 15th at 8:00 am. The station will air Monday through Friday from 8:00am through 5:00pm.

Nelson, a former Emmy award-winning television producer and radio talk show host said, “There’s no question media is being integrated into the web. There’s also no question that Delaware has very few statewide news organizations. We will fill that need with a new and innovative product.”

Burris, known statewide for his strong opinions on a variety of issues, is the former Sussex County Republican Chairman and the creator of widely read local web sites and

“This is a fantastic new direction for media in Delaware,” said Burris. “Studies show that half of Americans get their news from the Internet, and we are poised to bring it to them in a variety of ways.”

Also joining are Maria Evans, a former local talk show host and Mike Matthews, the brash, irreverent founder of

Evans, currently serving as the communications director for the Bill Lee for Governor campaign through the primary, will air from 9AM-11AM and serve as Sales manager.

“With the new Internet radio receivers for your home and your car, you don’t need to be sitting at a computer to get Internet radio anymore,” said Evans. “There is a tremendous value for advertisers in a true statewide operation like ours.”

Matthews, also of Wilmington, will offer his unique take on current events from Wilmington every day from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.

“News never stops, so the Internet fills the gap for people who want to be able to get the news and respond to the news immediately. Anyone can get what he or she wants anytime with this.”

In addition to the radio stream, will be the new home to popular Delaware political blogs Down With Absolutes and Delaware Politics, and the new Delaware TalkBlog.

“We invite people to be a part of Delaware Talk Radio, whether it’s calling into the radio station or offering comments on the blogs,” said Nelson. has offices in Wilmington and Milton and plans to open an office in Dover in the next few months.

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