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  • Tom Byrne
    University of Delaware
    Department of English
    Newark, DE 19716


    ​Tom Byrne is currently News Director for Delaware Public Media (91.1 WDDE-FM/91.7 WMPH-FM).

    He joined Delaware First Media in 2010 as news director for Delaware Public Media’s online predecessor, DFM News, overseeing the launch of the news service and guiding its two-year expansion and transition to Delaware Public Media, Delaware’s first and only NPR news operation. He leads Delaware Public Media’s reporting, editing, and on-air staff and is responsible for daily news operations and coverage decisions.

    A Philadelphia native, Tom was the sports director at WNBI-AM/FM in Park Falls, Wis., before moving to Delaware in 1990. For the next 20 years he worked as sports editor and anchor at WILM Newsradio in Wilmington and served as a reporter, producer, sports editor, anchor, and host for WHYY-TV news programs in Delaware.

    Tom’s work has been honored by the Delaware Press Association, the Associated Press, the Philadelphia chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and the National Federation of Press Women.


  • B.S., Communications, Television/Radio Journalism, Ithaca College, 1988

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