Nancy Karibjanian is Vice President of Delaware First Media and has been with DFM,
Delaware’s statewide public media news service, since its founding in
2009. She is an Adjunct Professor of Communication at the University of
Delaware, teaching Field Production for Television News, and Broadcast Programming.
Nancy has been the face of Delaware television news for more
than two decades, best known as the anchor of WHYY’s former nightly news
program “Delaware Tonight.” During her 24-year tenure in public
broadcasting, she helped reshape local news to a mix of daily
news and in-depth coverage of issues affecting The First State.
Her broadcasting career includes anchoring, reporting, producing, and
news staff management. Before joining WHYY, Nancy worked as a
freelance producer, radio journalist, and cable newscaster in New
Jersey. She joined WHYY in 1985, reporting on the Delaware Legislature.
Since then she has covered elections, presidential visits, and, most
recently, the 2008 vice-presidential debate, as well as hosting numerous
Delaware political debates, including the Delaware Debates 2010.
Nancy has interviewed members of the U.S. Congress, governors,
corporate CEOs, and countless Delaware newsmakers; but, she also is known
for her reporting on remarkable Delawareans outside the limelight.