Lauren Lipton

lipton lauren side Lauren LiptonLauren Lipton is “at the editor’s desk” for KYW Newsradio listeners every weekday morning.

A reporter, anchor, and editor for KYW Newsradio for decades, Lipton’s voice is well known to KYW listeners from her “Positively Philadelphia!” reports heard Sundays and Mondays.

Before joining Newsradio, Lipton was a reporter, producer, and ultimately executive editor for CBS 3 (KYW-TV).

Longtime radio listeners in the Delaware Valley will remember her newscasts on WFIL Radio, one of the most successful “Top 40” radio stations in the country at the time, where she was the station’s first female anchor.

She has won numerous awards for her journalism work including a special commendation from President Ronald Reagan for her news series on volunteerism, an Associated Press award for best television newscast, and two Emmy nominations.

In 2013 she was named “senior editor” at KYW Newsradio in recognition the expertise she brings to the newsroom and our broadcasts.

In addition to her work at KYW, Lipton is a part-time faculty member at Temple University, where she has taught since 1989. She has also taught at the University of Pennsylvania, and has been named to the Hall of Fame of Temple University’s School of Communications and Theatre.

A New York City native, Lipton holds a bachelor’s degree in radio, television, and film from Temple University. She lives in center city Philadelphia.

 

A look inside Society Hill's Powel House. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: A Historically Haunted Philadelphia House?

“It’s supposedly the most haunted house in Philadelphia,” says Powel House caretaker Jennifer Davidson.

04/24/2016

The historic Powel house in Society Hill.  (Credit: philalandmarks.org)

Positively Philadelphia: Historic House In Society Hill

At 244 South 3rd Street in Society Hill is the historic house museum — the Powel House.

04/10/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: Shut Up And Dance

On April 9th, the Forrest Theatre will be bursting with dancing and music as the Pennsylvania Ballet hosts a special one-night program to benefit MANNA.

04/03/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: Visiting Historic Mansions In The Area

On April 16th and 17th, historic mansions in Fairmount Park will fling open their doors and show off.

03/27/2016

Phil Cugliotta, General Manager of Black Powder Tavern, holding one of the original tavern menus. (credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: The History Behind A Tavern In Wayne

The Black Powder Tavern in Wayne is now a bustling restaurant, but in the 1700s, it had a secret.

03/20/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: What Travel Writers Have To Say About The Philadelphia Area

It’s always fascinating to hear what visitors to this area think, and particularly travel writers who visit cities all over the world.

03/13/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: The Famous House Built By A Woman

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we look at Laurel Hill Mansion, a historic house in Fairmount Park built in 1767 by Rebecca Rawle.

03/06/2016

Members of the Levin's circa the late 1980s (L to R) Martin Levin, David Levin, Michael Levin , Mark Levin , Joel Segel and Leon Levin (Credit: www.mlevinco.com)

Positively Philadelphia: They Aren’t Grown Here, But Philadelphia Made Them Famous

When you think of Philadelphia and what started here on the food scene, you may not think of this fruit.

02/28/2016

Artist Michael Yoder's painterly image of the “Love” sculpture (credit: Michael Yoder)

Positively Philadelphia: Creative Energy Equals Art

Sometimes it seems that Philadelphia is turning into one big art gallery.

02/14/2016

"Women, Work, and the Revolution" exhibit at the Betsy Ross House. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Exhibit Looks At Women And Work Back In The Day

People complain about doing laundry all the time, but a new exhibit at the Betsy Ross House will put it in perspective.

02/07/2016

Major changes are coming to the Wilma Theater.  (Credit: Lauren Lipton

Positively Philadelphia: Changes Coming To Center City Theater

The Wilma Theater, along the Avenue of the Arts South, is gearing up for some big projects.

01/31/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: Open Auditions For Wilma Theater Choir

Auditions to sing in a production called ‘The Christians’ will be held December 5 and 6 beginning at 2 p.m. each day at the Wilma Theater.

11/29/2015

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Positively Philadelphia: ‘Honey’s Angels’ Helps Struggling Families

The first year, they served 17 families. Now, it’s in the hundreds.

11/22/2015

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Positively Philadelphia: Christmas Village In Love Park

Christmas Village in Love Park opens early this year with a preview this coming weekend before it opens for a month on Thanksgiving Day.

11/15/2015

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Positively Philadelphia: Hollywood Star With Philadelphia Ties

You might not know her name, but you’ve definitely seen Sylvia Kauders’ work.

11/08/2015

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