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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


EnA Fine Jewelry CEO Karen Moustafellos in the KYW Newsradio studio. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Jewelry Store Born In Philly Shining Bright

EnA Fine Jewelry has become known worldwide, and will soon be featured in a big movie coming out next year.


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Positively Philadelphia: Family Friendly Festival Taking Over Old City

Old City Fest returns Sunday October 11th .


Katie Edwards is the director of special events and communications for the Clean Air Council. (Credit: Lauren Lipton/KYW Newsradio)

Positively Philadelphia: Greenfest Hits Headhouse Square In September

The festival has a special kids’ area with games and crafts, a relaxation area for the adults, (you might need it!) lots of shopping, important information and much more.


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Positively Philadelphia: Common Ground Market Place

Shermaine Johnson of Naturally Sweet Desserts is one of the vendors. “You just bought hibiscus tea. My business is Naturally Sweet desserts,” said Johnson. “I make dairy free heart healthy desserts.”


Industrious Philadelphia on the 200 block of South Broad Street. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Multiple Companies, One Shared Space

Industrious Philadelphia, now open at 230 South Broad Street, is just the latest in a number of shared office spaces in the city.


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Positively Philadelphia: Delaware River Gets All Jazzed Up

Jazz Age on the Delaware is one big party for a good cause.


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Positively Philadelphia: T-Shirts With An Attytood

Okay, so you want a Philadelphia-related t-shirt, but you want something other than the usual?

Enter Philly Phaithful!


(Barbara Frankl is chair for the Concerts by Candlelight at Laurel Hill Mansion.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Another Summer of Concerts in a Fairmount Park Mansion

This might be one of the loveliest things to do on a Sunday night in Philadelphia in summer.


(Chef-owner Walter Staib, photographed at the City Tavern, Second and Walnut Streets in Philadelphia.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Celebrating Lafayette’s Arrival in Colonial America

Walter Staib, chef-owner of the City Tavern in Society Hill, has been named culinary ambassador for the replica tall ship of the Marquis de Lafayette, which will be arriving in Philadelphia later this month.


Tour guide Joe Becton. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Philadelphia Hospitality Open House 2015

How about a candlelight walking tour of French architecture in Old City? Dinner with a well-known chef? An inside tour of many of our gardens and museums?


(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.



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