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
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.
It's cool. We know those passionate comments come from the heart.
Love is in the air. And whether or not you're into it, we've got a list of ways to get you through. Here's everything you need to know to enjoy your time off.
The sun is shining. Time for another weekend of fun and almost free things to do.
This weekend, we're mingling with authors at the L.A. Art Book Fair, cycling a bowling alley bike crawl and brunching on Super Bowl Sunday.
After fun with photos, head to an interactive art show in downtown Los Angeles and finish it off with the best of Restaurant Week.
We're celebrating L.A. Arts Month with great film, photography and dance. Oh, and there's a new ramen shop in town. Here's everything you need to know.
Brown teaches everything from jazz dance to ballet. His studio also hosts fencing and Ashtanga yoga. Some of the students are octogenarians.
You’ve worked five full days. Congrats. Didn’t think you’d make it, did you? With everyone back in town, the city is alive. And that means lots of free stuff to do.
Happy New Year! This weekend, we're hitting the streets of Pasadena, reminiscing about our favorite cartoon cats and taking a trip to Tanaka Farm.
The 126th Rose Parade is themed “Inspiring Stories,” and the 5 1/2 mile route down Colorado Boulevard will begin 8 a.m. Thursday.
Luckily for those of us staying in the L.A. area, this means fewer headaches while getting around the city. How about festive flicks and fantastic food?