News Producer, KPBS Midday Edition
Michael Lipkin is a producer for KPBS Midday Edition.
Before joining KPBS, he covered finance for the San Diego Business Journal and legal affairs for newswire Law360. He was also a producer for Chicago Tonight, a nightly news magazine on PBS member station WTTW. His work has appeared in The New York Times and The Boston Globe, and on the PBS NewsHour.
Michael is originally from Brooklyn. He graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Law, Letters and Society.
Recent Stories by Michael Lipkin
Journalist Sasha von Oldershausen writes in the latest issue of Marie Claire about the U.S. Border Patrol’s struggles to recruit more women.
The current wave of sexual misconduct allegations may have some parents wondering how they should approach the topic with their children. One San Diego psychologist suggested the topics can be integrated into general parenting.
The area is currently home to Campland on the Bay and the closed De Anza Cove trailer park.
The number of U.S. Border Patrol agents sickened by the cross-border sewage spills in the Tijuana River Valley has grown to 83, according to a report Monday by The San Diego Union-Tribune.
A Stanford University climate scientist has taken the relatively rare step of suing another scientist, arguing that a rebuttal paper critiquing his work amounted to defamation.
San Diego Rep. Jim Bates was the first congressman to be reprimanded by the House Ethics Committee for sexual harassment, back in 1989.
Even as the chance of living to old age increases, many people avoid thinking about old age, afraid of the choices and challenges it presents.
San Diego's recently installed forester says his department has an additional $300,000 in funding to plant new trees, as the city moves towards its goal of 15 percent canopy cover by 2020.
- Nov. 21
- By Michael Lipkin
Barbie-maker Mattel argued that it owned the rights to Bratz because its creator Carter Bryant had worked for Mattel when he came up with the ideas behind Bratz.
- Nov. 20
- By Michael Lipkin
Michael Brunker thinks back to his 11th birthday a lot. It was 1963 and Brunker lived with his parents in Detroit. Ernie Harwell, the Detroit Tigers' announcer, was officiating a raffle with a classic Motor City grand prize: his-and-hers cars, a Dodge Dart and Plymouth Fury.