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.

 

Positively Philadelphia: Well-Known Dance Company Back In Town

After more than a decade, the Martha Graham Dance Company is coming back to Philadelphia.

10/29/2016

Positively Philadelphia: Bill Graham And The Rock & Roll Revolution

You don’t want to miss this exhibit at the National Museum of American Jewish History.

10/23/2016

Positively Philadelphia: Students Are Free At Small Business Marketing Summit

Kennedy said the conference brings together many experts, and also a “Shark Tank,” style competition open to anyone.

10/09/2016

Positively Philadelphia: Collingswood Baker Goes Hollywood

Al DiBartolo is one of the competitors on the Food Network’s new season of ‘Halloween Wars.’

10/02/2016

Positively Philadelphia: The Apollo Theater Comes To Philly

Hundreds lined up for a shot at stardom as the world famous New York Apollo Theater tryouts came to Philadelphia.

09/24/2016

Positively Philadelphia: Theatre Company’s Admission Is ‘Pay What You Decide’

At Azuka Theatre, patrons don’t pay anything until after the show.

09/18/2016

Positively Philadelphia: Residents Welcome At City Hotel

The Logan wants Philadelphians to see this hotel as their living room and their second home.

09/11/2016

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.

08/28/2016

Positively Philadelphia: Chef’s Journey From Trauma To Catering

Cooking was used to help him recover from TBI.

08/21/2016

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

Positively Philadelphia: Didinger Pens Play About Lifelong Friendship

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

07/30/2016

Positively Philadelphia: Bringing History To Life

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

07/17/2016

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

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

Positively Philadelphia: Paying Tribute To Veterans On Memorial Day

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

05/29/2016

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

Positively Philadelphia: Cheesesteaks For Heroes

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

05/08/2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Positively Philadelphia: Creative Energy Equals Art

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

02/14/2016

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

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

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

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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