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.
“We have over 140 show cars, lining five blocks of East Passyunk Avenue,” notes Renee Gilinger, executive director of the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District.
UArts faculty member Josh Lawrence is among the performers at the eighth annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival, coming up Saturday, July 19th, 2014.
Every Saturday from now until November 22nd, Philly Phair, where everything is handmade, takes place at Headhouse Square, near 2nd and Lombard.
Carol’s Scents N’ Soaps began in Media, Pa. Carol and her husband George now sell to people around the world.
Apples and human skulls (!) are featured in the still lifes of Paul Cézanne, in a new exhibition opening June 22nd at the Barnes Foundation.
Flag Day is coming up, and you’re invited to a big bash in the hometown of our national symbol.
Strawberry Mansion, the largest of the seven historic Fairmount Park houses, recently underwent a restoration, and you’re invited to visit.
The Italian Market Festival is Saturday and Sunday, May 17th and 18th. But this year, the huge block party offers something new.
The 30th birthday celebration of the Philadelphia International Children’s Festival starts this Wednesday in University City, so get ready for some fun!
She grew up in this area, went to college here and now Wendy Voet is the new executive director of WOMEN’S WAY.
From Sharknado cocktails to clothes of the futrure, there are many events at Philadelphia’s Science Festival that begins later this month.
“We have wonderful storytelling featuring brand new picture books, favorite classics,” says the librarian, Miss Margaret.
The Winter Garden, The Lodge (pop-up restaurant), and the skating rink are all in operation throughout the winter.
“Sometimes little ones — and sometimes adults — can’t make it ’til 12 midnight,” explains a museum spokeswoman.
It’s a collection of trees designed and decorated by different groups around the area, on display in the hotel’s historic rotunda lobby.