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
San Diego's Dart NeuroScience has spent years working on something that still seems like science fiction: a pill that can supercharge your memory with near-perfect recall.
A new biography claims President Richard Nixon lied not just about the Watergate break-in scandal, but about his role in failed Vietnam peace talks in the run-up to his 1968 presidential victory.
After an unusually rainy winter In Southern California, it seems nearly every patch of earth is in bloom. It is not something San Diego gardeners are used to, but it is a fitting time to catch the new season of KPBS' "A Growing Passion."
Scientists from across the country will be demonstrating on Saturday in Washington, D.C. and hundreds of other cities, advocating for science's role in public policy and against proposed cuts to federal agencies including the Environmental Protection Agency.
The San Diego History Center had a very good 2015, showcasing its most popular exhibit yet. But the History Center couldn't hold on to the increase in visitors so they decided to do something unconventional about it.
Interest rates on home loans have declined since a post-election surge, leaving median San Diego homebuyers spending about $64 less per month on mortgage payments now than if they bought a home late last year, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Monday.
Experts say the 2016 presidential election was one of the nastiest in modern American politics. Rude tweets and name-calling have become standard ways to simply dismiss political opponents without engaging in a substantive debate.
Parties in the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station waste lawsuit were to meet in court Friday, kicking off a trial to determine whether plans to store more than 3 million pounds of nuclear waste close to the ocean violated state environmental laws.
- April 13
- By Michael Lipkin
Baked onion stuffed with peanut butter? That's just one of the recipes Americans turned to during the Great Depression.
- April 12
- By Michael Lipkin
Three artists from three different centuries, all respond to the atrocities of war in the Timken Museum of Art's new exhibit, "Witness to War."