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
The best weekend yet.
If you're headed to the beach this weekend, L.A. County Fire Department suggests you learn how to do the stingray shuffle.
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.
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.
This weekend is the third annual Avocado Fest at Angel City Brewery.
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?
Let's do this.
Let's do this.
Do you remember the Summer Olympics of 1984? Share with us using the hashtag #1984Olympics on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Tag us at @kpcc.
It's that time of year again: Corgi Beach Day! Get ready for hundreds of those cute pups (some in costumes!) to crowd Rosie's Dog Beach.
Can't stand the humidity? We're going to get through this together, SoCal. Whether you want a weekend at the beach or indoors with air conditioning, we've got you covered.
Tropical storm Dolores is hitting Mexico, and bringing Southern California thunderstorms and high surf. What are you seeing? Send us your pictures of the #LArain.
Southern California Public Radio's social media producer Kristen Lepore joins Take Two every Friday with fun things to do on the cheap.
'Tis the season to crash every pool party you can find. And we'll do just that before those unusual thunderstorms hit SoCal beaches Saturday. (Be careful out there!)
We're asking you to forget about #droughtshaming for just a second. Instead, let's brag about our water-saving yards!