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
Where were you during the Northridge earthquake? KPCC listeners share their stories
Lee Baca's retirement has set the stage for the first open election for Los Angeles County Sheriff in decades.
We'll be live tweeting the Northridge earthquake as it happened on Jan. 17, 1994 — 20 years ago Friday — as part of our anniversary coverage of the disaster.
Clear room in your calendar for a no pants party on the Metro (seriously), a Mary Poppins sing-a-long at El Capitan and a session of Vinyasa yoga at Angel City Brewery.
Why do we ask? Because we're selecting a new program for our 10 p.m. time slot. And we want your help: What's the right fit for your radio?
We reached out to some of our favorite boozing buddies for creative cocktail recipes. From fancy to fruity, here's a list of drinks to make at home this NYE.
Locals can expect tons of tourists to flood Pasadena during the two upcoming Rose Bowl games. Here's a collection of places to visit and traveling tips.
Put on your shopping face and head out to one of these local stores open on Christmas Eve for your last-minute gifts.
In light of the 100th anniversary of the crossword, we've created a KPCC puzzle filled with radio trivia. How will you score?
A list of restaurants open and events happening. Don't feel like doing much of anything? We've got some totally lazy ideas for you, too.
Lucky for us, it's expected to hit a high of 79 degrees in the city Sunday. That means you can ditch the furnace and hit the town for some pre-holiday fun.
The documentary premieres on the same day that Huy Fong Foods founder announced that his company will halt shipments of his popular hot sauce until mid-January.
Leading up to our cocktail party at The Virgil Thursday, we asked KPCC staff and listeners to share their favorite place in L.A. to order an Old-Fashioned.
Congrats: You fought off that food coma and made it through the work week. Let's celebrate with festive flicks, lots of shopping and lots of beer.
Hundreds of Angelenos immediately took to social media to express concerns about the screeching sounds of Monterey Park's Emergency Operations Center.