Julie Philipp

News Director

NYS Emmy-nominated journalist Julie Philipp has been News Director for WXXI’s Center for Public Affairs since 2008, overseeing radio, television, and online news.

Prior to that, she served as WXXI Television News Director.  She first came to WXXI in 1989 as a radio journalist, earning top honors in the New York State Broadcasters Association’s General Excellence in Individual Reporting and Enterprise Reporting award categories.  She also served as interim Capitol Bureau Correspondent for New York State Public Radio, reporting statewide from Albany. While taking some time to raise her family on a small farm near Rochester, Julie was a freelance writer for news and general interest publications.

She hosts WXXI’s weekly television news magazine Need to Know Rochester.  She also contributes to PBS and NPR news programs, and has produced and moderated many local and statewide Voice of the Voter political debates and forums.

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Webster Fire
12:34 pm
Mon December 24, 2012

Statement from NY Governor Cuomo on Shootings

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued the following statement in response to today's fatal shooting of two West Webster firefighters.

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Arts & Culture
9:00 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Need to Know Rochester: New York Wine & Culinary Center

Julie Philipp chats with Thomas Belelieu, new general manager for the New York Wine & Culinary Center in Canandaigua.

Arts & Culture
9:00 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Need To Know Rochester: The Printmakers

A Contemporary African American Printmakers exhibit at the Gallery at the Nazareth College Arts Center shows that prints are an original piece of artwork, and that special techniques are used to make them.

Click here to find out when you can view the exhibit.

Economy
9:00 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Need To Know Rochester: The Business Section

Democrat & Chronicle business reporter Matt Daneman talks Kodak, regional economic development, and Bausch & Lomb with Julie Philipp.

WXXI Local Stories
3:41 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS: Your Reaction to the Shootings

What is your reaction to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut?  Share your experience with WXXI News.  We are collecting brief comments, short essays, poems, and other expressions from our community.  Please take a moment to let us know how you feel.  Our news staff will share some of these responses online or contact you to discuss sharing them on air.

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WXXI Top Stories
12:46 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Around the State, December 12th

Every day, WXXI News Director Julie Philipp checks newspapers and websites to help keep tabs on what's happening in communities across New York state.

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WXXI Top Stories
10:17 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Around the State, December 6th

Every day, WXXI News Director Julie Philipp checks newspapers and websites to help keep tabs on what's happening in communities across New York state.

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Arts & Culture
6:00 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Garth & Wynton - The Project

Watch Tony award-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and Grammy Award-winning musician and composer Wynton Marsalis join forces for a project entitled Lighthouse/Lightning Rod. WXXI was granted exclusive behind-the-scenes access to document the collaboration from the rehearsals in Rochester, to the world premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Government
9:00 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Need To Know Rochester: Election 2012 Recap

Monroe County Democratic Chairman and State Assemblyman Joe Morelle joins Julie Philipp to discuss the 2012 election results, and also discuss the amount of money spent on election advertising.

Economy
9:00 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Need To Know Rochester: The Business Report

Julie Philipp and Matt Daneman, Business Reporter for the Democrat & Chronicle, discuss how the latest bankruptcy court decision for Kodak will affect benefits to retirees.

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