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
Forget Coachella. We're staying in L.A. where the roads will be less traveled and the beaches a little less crowded.
About 70 percent of fans won't be able to catch a game on their TV this season, so some are tuning in at sports bars or restaurants.
Spring is officially upon us, and we're hoping April brings us some real showers. How about some mint juleps in the sunshine followed by fine art at Rodeo Drive?
Are you smarter than actor Zachary Quinto and JPL's water scientist Jay Famiglietti? To find out, you'll have to take KPCC's drought quiz.
Olive first made headlines in February 2009, when she was found covered in oil on Sunset State Beach.
The heat wave is back, just in time for the weekend. That's why we're keeping you cool with indoor events. Here's everything you need to know.
Can you feel that breeze? It's the cool temps calling your name. The heat wave is over just in time for a weekend of outdoor activities.
The city has rules around switching rent-controlled buildings. But these conversions are happening so fast, advocates say it’s hard for city officials to keep up.
It’s going to be a hot one, Angelenos. Slap on your sunscreen and let's hit the town. Here's everything you need to know.
A report from Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy says the commercialization of short-term rentals is exacerbating LA's housing crisis. Airbnb says: nonsense.
Angelenos, our sunny SoCal weather is back. Close those laptops and turn off the tablets because there’s plenty to do in real life.
In order to get one, you'll have to sign up for a water conservation workshop. The first one is already sold out. But another in Northridge still has openings.
Feel like channeling your inner foodie or artsy side this weekend? We've got 7 fun things for you to do that feature several tasty and crafty events around LA.
The teams announced plans for a $1.7 billion stadium in Carson on Thursday night, adding yet another proposal to the existing ones for Inglewood and downtown L.A.
We're starting the weekend with New Belgium beer followed by a celebration in Chinatown and the best coffee in the world, topped off by a sweet Oscars viewing party.