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.

 

Irene Levy Baker, author of '100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die'
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Positively Philadelphia: ‘100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die’

The book is called “100 Things to Do in Philadelphia Before You Die,” but it’s much more than a guidebook for tourists. Author Irene Levy Baker says locals will find it interesting as well.

9 hours ago

Chef Harley Blaisdell displaying some of his treats in the KYW Newsradio studio. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Chef’s Journey From Trauma To Catering

Cooking was used to help him recover from TBI.

08/21/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: The House Flavored Soda Built

One of the people who started flavored seltzer water used to live in Philadelphia, but you can still visit his house.

08/14/2016

Tommy McDonald and Ray Didinger (Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Didinger Pens Play About Lifelong Friendship

It’s about his lifelong relationship with former Eagles player Tommy McDonald.

07/30/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: Bringing History To Life

Historic Philadelphia is looking for kids who like to write and tell stories.

07/17/2016

Photo of Melissa Guglielmo. Photo credit: KYW's Lauren Lipton

Positively Philadelphia: NextFab Teaches How To Make Anything

There are classes, a job bank and a chance to meet other people making amazing things.

06/25/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: Valley Forge National Historical Park Remains A Hot Summer Destination For Many

In December of 1777, George Washington led a weary Continental army into Valley Forge, and for the next six months during a very difficult winter, the hills along the banks of the Schuylkill River would serve as the army’s home.

06/12/2016

(World War II vets James Forziati, left, and George Fuller, center, chat in Patrick Ward Park, at 24th and Aspen, in Fairmount.  The park was created in honor of all US military veterans.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Paying Tribute To Veterans On Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, we pay tribute to our many area veterans.

05/29/2016

Jazz Sanctuary musicians performing. (Credit: Jazz Sanctuary)

Positively Philadelphia: Jazz Sanctuary Still Going Strong

It’s a very special anniversary for the musical group that performs at different events around the area at no cost.

05/22/2016

Firemen serving up cheesesteaks at the event. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Cheesesteaks For Heroes

Hundreds of firefighters took to the grills to raise money for the Hero Thrill Show.

05/08/2016

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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