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Joanne Lipman


Joanne Lipman

Joanne Lipman is one of the nation’s most prominent journalists and commentators. She founded and was Editor-in-Chief of the National Magazine Award-winning Condé Nast Portfolio, and was deputy managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, where she supervised coverage that earned three Pulitzer Prizes. She advises news and media organizations such as CNN, Yahoo! and New York Public Radio, and she has appeared as a commentator on CNN, CBS and NBC among others. Her work has also appeared in publications including The New York Times, Time and Newsweek. She and her family live in New York City.

Photo Credit: Mark Schäfer

Books by Joanne Lipman

by Joanne Lipman and Melanie Kupchynsky - Education, Music

His students knew Jerry Kupchynsky as "Mr. K," their Ukrainian-born music teacher who made them better than they had any right to be. Away from the classroom, though, life seemed to conspire against him at every turn. STRINGS ATTACHED takes you on his remarkable journey, which is told in alternating chapters by two childhood friends who reconnected decades later: journalist Joanne Lipman, his former student; and Chicago Symphony Orchestra violinist Melanie Kupchynsky, his daughter.