A reporter, anchor, and editor for KYW Newsradio since 1985, 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 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.
The band is called Philayva (pronounced “flay-vah”), and that unusual spelling gives you a clue to what makes it special.
A new tour includes the Vietnam Veterans Memorial but also the Korean War Memorial, the Irish Memorial, the Scottish Memorial, the Immigration Memorial, the Columbus Memorial, and more.
A big event that started in France and has since spread around the world is happening in Philadelphia for the first time.
A group of artists are selling their goods inside an historic room of the Philadelphia Art Alliance, for the benefit of the cultural foundation.
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The Rock School of Dance Education, at Broad Street and Washington Avenue, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
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“Suiting Warriors” collects business clothing for military veterans, particularly those from the post-9/11 wars.
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