Born March 25, 1954 in the village Zabroda Bogodukhovskaya region Kharkov region.
In 1976 he graduated from the journalism faculty of Kyiv University. T. G. Shevchenko.
From 1976 to 1984 he worked in the regional newspaper "Lenin's replacement.
Since 1984 - at the Komsomol.
Since February 1989 - Chief editor of "interlocutor".
August 3, 1995 Yuri Pilipenko
was brought to trial on charges under Article. 206 of the Criminal Code (disorderly conduct related to the application of moral and moral damage). The charge stems from the fact that on 1 April 1995 "interlocutor" as an April Fool's joke published a special edition titled "Mother". Issue was dedicated to the origin of Russian obscenities and, respectively, in materials containing obscene words. Attorney General's Office found the newspaper an "affront to public morality" and opened a criminal case. The hearing was rescheduled several times.
Married. He has a son. Son completes the legal academy and also works as a leading radio station Sport FM ".