Sam Lipski is an Australian journalist who has served in many positions in television, radio, newspapers and magazines. Among his many positions, he was editor-in-chief of the Australian Jewish News (1987-1998) and has worked as a reporter and columnist for daily newspapers such as The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. He was also the Washington correspondent for The Jerusalem Post (1970-1973).
He is, in addition, chief executive of The Pratt Foundation and served as president of the board of the State Library of Victoria (2000-2006).
The Australian broadcasting industry recognized him as National News Commentator of the Year (1982) and in 1993 he became a Member of the Order of Australia for his service to the media.