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: ‘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

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

Positively Philadelphia: Hollywood Star With Philadelphia Ties

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

11/08/2015

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

Positively Philadelphia: Family Friendly Festival Taking Over Old City

Old City Fest returns Sunday October 11th .

10/04/2015

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

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

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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