Macy Lipkin

KUER 90.1 – NPR Utah

Reporter Profile

​Macy Lipkin covers the Hispanic/Latino community in Ogden, Utah. Her reporting also will include Weber State, Utah’s fourth-largest university and the nearby Hill Air Force Base, the area’s largest employer. This region is the heart of the manufacturing, aerospace, and defense industries. Before joining Report for America, Lipkin worked as the associate producer for Basic Black at GBH News in Boston, freelanced in Ecuador, and interned with Connecticut Public Radio and a local newspaper in Lisbon, Portugal. She is fluent in Spanish, conversational in Portuguese, and working on deciphering the language of dogs. She holds a bachelor’s degree in peace and justice studies from Wellesley College.

Beat: Northern Utah and bilingual communities

Ogden is home to Utah’s second largest Hispanic/Latino population. Sixty percent of this corps member's time is dedicated to reporting on the challenges and reflecting the joy of these growing communities. The remainder is general assignment reporting. Weber State, Utah’s fourth-largest university, is in Ogden and there’s nearby Hill Air Force Base, Davis County’s largest employer. Those connections help make the region a heart of industries like manufacturing, outdoor equipment, aerospace and defense.