Kristen Lepore Digital Producer, Social Media

Kristen Lepore
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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

Rebecca Plevin wants you to (successfully) navigate the health care system

Unlike most people, sharing health care costs excites her. That's why she's the host of our blog, Impatient.

New LA restaurant names sandwiches after NPR hosts

The Larry Mantle sandwich honors the host of KPCC's AirTalk. It includes hand-sliced bologna with capicola, provolone and pickled peppers.

Weekend on the cheap: 5 things to do with your free time

Brunch, anyone?

Free weekend? 7 fun and almost-free things to do

You know you want to eat those eggs Benedict.

Weekend on the cheap: Tacos, boy bands and a topless parade

Joining us is KPCC's social media producer Kristen Lepore, who shares a list of fun and almost-free things to do with us every Friday.

How to host a picnic like a Hollywood Bowl regular

These people have been picnicking for decades. It's a sport. We stopped by a concert to learn the tricks of their trades, which you can find right here.

Free weekend? 9 fun and almost-free things to do

The best weekend yet.

A few tips on avoiding stingrays as more head to LA beaches

If you're headed to the beach this weekend, L.A. County Fire Department suggests you learn how to do the stingray shuffle.

Free weekend? 8 fun and almost-free things to do

It's heating up, SoCal. But we've got just the thing to keep you cool: Free fun at the beach. Here's everything you need to know.

Weekend on the cheap: Free concerts, a new batch of beer and Fig Fest

Here to keep us cool is KPCC's social media producer Kristen Lepore, who joins us every week with fun and almost-free stuff to do with our time off.

Weekend on the cheap: Avocado everything!

This weekend is the third annual Avocado Fest at Angel City Brewery.

Free weekend? 8 fun and almost-free things to do this weekend

We hope you like avocados, SoCal. Because we're eating avocado-flavored everything this weekend. Also on the docket: Free music, '80s flicks and stinky tofu. Yum?

Weekend on the cheap: Beer, bacon and books

Let's do this.

Free weekend? 10 fun and almost-free things to do

Let's do this.

Remembering LA's 1984 Olympics in archival photos

Do you remember the Summer Olympics of 1984? Share with us using the hashtag #1984Olympics on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Tag us at @kpcc.