After a seven year absence, Phil Lipof will return to Boston. The former 7News weekender announced on Tuesday that he will be joining NewsCenter5 as an anchor and reporter.
‘CVB GM Bill Fine remarked, “We’re always on the lookout for strong anchors and reporters with ties to Boston and Phil fits the bill perfectly,” adding, “We envision him taking on an important role on both the anchor desk and in the field with his experience and connection to this city.”
His exact role is to be determined, however the station did announce that he will be a “principal anchor.”
Phil Lipof’s first day at 5 TV Place will be December 23rd. No word yet if former 7News anchor Juli Auclair will also be making a return to the Boston airwaves.