Kristen Lepore Digital Producer, Social Media
Kristen Lepore is KPCC's Digital Producer, Social Media.
Before joining KPCC, Kristen worked as a freelance reporter covering both local and global topics for the L.A. Times Community News and elsewhere. In 2012, she traveled to Northern Peru to cover sustainable health care for trade publications.
A Chicago native, Kristen spearheaded a social media department at a boutique PR firm in the Midwest before moving to L.A. in 2011 and working as a digital editor for the AOL start-up, South Pasadena Patch.
Kristen studied at the Imperial College London and has a journalism degree from the University of Missouri. Some of her first jobs included covering entertainment news for the Chicago's free daily newspaper, RedEye, and reporting local news for GateHouse Media.
Among other things, Kristen curates KPCC's weekend events roundup and is always eager to learn about new things to do around Southern California. Don't hesitate to drop her a line via email or Twitter with suggestions.
Stories by Kristen Lepore
Explore the city with endless art, outdoor shopping and a walk on the wild side. With no sign of rain, it'll be a sunny weekend with temps reaching 80 degrees.
At least 13 people were injured, two seriously, when a man driving a minivan collided with a Metro Blue Line train in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday morning.
Whether you're a connoisseur of cinema or a red carpet gawker, here's a list of local parties, restaurants and bars where you can watch Sunday's showing of the 86th Academy Awards.
California is a global leader in film, TV and video production jobs. But these so-called Hollywood jobs have become a battleground and the trend is undoubtedly affecting Southern Californians.
At Sunday's 12th annual FilmWeek event with Larry Mantle at the Egyptian Theatre, our critics picked seven fantastic flicks that should have gotten an Oscar nod.
You've made it through the work week. Let's rage on running, books, bikes and more. What are your plans?
This year, the weekend is bookended by Valentine's Day on Friday and Presidents' Day on Monday. How much do we know about the presidents' romantic lives?
Jamzilla may be closing down a six-mile stretch of the 405 Freeway, but we won't be closing our hearts to a delightful three days off.
Forget the political controversy, technical glitches and subpar accommodations — our Southern California athletes are having a blast at the Sochi Olympics.
Adult Fans of Lego are part of a built-in fan base that is sure to drive ticket sales for "The Lego Movie," which opens Friday.
Yes, Angelenos are already celebrating Valentine's Day. But not everyone is into the mushy stuff. Here's everything you need to know.
Come down from your scattered showers high and gear up for the weekend. We've got artsy activities to keep you occupied — plus one broed-out event for the football fans.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers had a low bar to reach in selling a Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address. She spoke clearly but not compellingly
See a faux cat riding a roomba, enjoy free yoga at the Sylmar Library or learn about the dark side of love at the Last Bookstore. It's all happening this weekend.
As the sun continues to shine and the smoke subsides, kick back and get ready to enjoy this three-day weekend. Here's everything you need to know.