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: 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

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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

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.

10/25/2015

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Positively Philadelphia: Family Friendly Festival Taking Over Old City

Old City Fest returns Sunday October 11th .

10/04/2015

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.

08/30/2015

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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.”

08/21/2015

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.

08/09/2015

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