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.
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.
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?
The prolific author and favorite son of Doylestown, Pa. lent his name to the local art museum.
A Philadelphia truck, The Cow and the Curd, was among the winners at the festival’s first stop, Washington, DC.
The new show, running at the National Museum of American Jewish History, highlights the decades-long career of celebrity and fashion photographer Richard Avedon.
“One Man’s Trash” is a look at the trash picked up in Fairmount Park by just one person over the course of one year.
Looking to take a day trip in the Philadelphia area? Why not visit the Pearl S. Buck House, in Perkasie, Pa.?
A new production of “Hamlet” has opened at the Wilma Theater, in center city, and director Blanka Zizka’s casting of the title role may be a historical first.
Germantown is emerging as one of the newest hot spots for artists.
Now 97, Bernice Paul came to Philadelphia from Russia during the Depression, when the Nazis were coming to power in Europe.
The historic Doylestown Inn has gone through many changes since it first opened, on State Street in Doylestown, in 1902.
“Anything from historians, curators, administrative positions, executive directors at the various museums and theaters — really anything that falls under arts and culture,” says John McInerney of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, usually closed on Mondays, will be open on Monday, January 19th for Martin Luther King Day, and it’s part of a whole weekend of events.
Wash Cycle Laundry, founded by a Penn grad, picks up your laundry and brings it back the next day — by human-powered tricycle!
Tonia Teece gave up a promising singing career to raise a family. Now, decades later, she brings her one-woman show home to Philadelphia.
By Lauren Lipton PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Fleisher Art Memorial, a community arts center at 719 Catharine Street in South Philadelphia, invites everyone to come and learn about art. And on November 16th, everyone is […]
“We have one-of-a-kind jewelry from designers around the country,” says Dru Ellen Kolker, co-chair of the upcoming Treasures Show and Sale at the Penn Museum.
It’s never too early to start thinking about the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show. This year’s theme harkens back to the Art Deco movie palaces of the 1920s.
She’s a senior jazz vocal major at the University of the Arts, and recently won a major worldwide singing competition: the Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition, in Switzerland.
On the National Register of Historic Places, the Wayne Hotel, in Wayne, Pa., is now a modern, newly restored hotel with a long history.
The Philadelphia Opera Collective is producing a Frankenstein-based opera at the Franklin Inn Club, on Camac Street, in conjunction with the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
“You would never expect on some of these…places that don’t even have a tree out front, when you walk through the little tiny rowhouse and then it just opens up onto this amazing space.”
“I was just, like, totally psyched to get a letter saying, ‘Congratulations, Nikolas Toocheck, you’re the Kohl’s Kids regional winner,’ and I was just so psyched out. It was awesome.”
Company founder and artistic director Kun-Yang Lin started the group in New York, but moved it to Philadelphia after falling in love with the city.
This world-class garden is nearby, but many people don’t realize the splendor that is tucked away right there, behind busy Church Road in Wayne, Pa.
If you like to take photographs, do we have a contest for you!
“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.