Kristen Lepore Elections Project Manager

Kristen Lepore
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Kristen Lepore is KPCC's Elections Project Manager.

Kristen serves as the liaison in a new collaboration with KPCC in L.A., KQED in San Fransisco, KPBS in San Diego and Capital Public Radio in Sacramento. She helps coordinate elections coverage across stations on all platforms including social media, radio and live events. In this new role, she's excited to engage new communities and find out what's driving them to (and away from) the polls.

Prior to this gig, Kristen served as KPCC's Associate Editor of Digital News Engagement. She oversaw the station's social media strategy for breaking news and editorial projects including coverage on the California drought, affordable housing and elections.

Kristen studied at the Imperial College London and has a journalism degree from the University of Missouri. One her first jobs included reporting on entertainment news for Chicago's free daily newspaper, RedEye.

Send Kristen a tweet @kristenlepore to talk voter engagement, the Windy City or tips on brewing kombucha.

Stories by Kristen Lepore

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

It's been a tough week, SoCal. As we head into the weekend, here are a handful of activities to help take your mind off it all.

Thanksgiving 2015: Where to feast in SoCal (and other festive events)

Thanksgiving by the beach? How about a turkey dinner and a comedy show? Here's a list of where to eat and what to do on Thanksgiving.

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

Let's celebrate our week of hard work with beer, pancakes and more beer. Here's everything you need to know.

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

Did someone say Friday? We don't know about you, but we sure are ready to kick back and relax.

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

Astronomy, cat-themed ceramics and the most extravagant grocery store ever. The festivities start now. Here's everything you need to know.

Halloween 2015: 7 fun and almost-free things to do

Whether you're dressing up or dressing down this weekend, we've got a list of local events to keep you busy. How about a murder mystery show followed by vegan food and Dia de los Muertos art? Here's everything you need to know.

14 last-minute Halloween costumes to impress your news junkie friends

What are you going to be for Halloween? The dreaded question that gets more irritating every year.

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

We've curated a list of cheapish events to get you out of the house. Here's everything you need to know.

The Key Master: Meet LADWP's keeper of 11,000 keys

Her small corner of the LADWP’s downtown office is lined with filing cabinets. Each drawer is packed with hundreds of coded keys for people's homes.

Free weekend? 9 fun and almost free things to do

So much to do. So little time. Go on and get out there before the next heat wave strikes.

When will it end? SoCal temps to rise again next week

Angelenos are freaking out. Guess what? There's no fall, and even though we'll see some rain in the next few days, it's back to 91 next Wednesday.

Photo Quiz: California or Mars — can you tell them apart?

California is dry, but not as dry as Mars. Sometimes though, the two places look eerily similar. Take our quiz to see if you can tell them apart.

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

Because exploring the city is much more fun than watching Netflix. We're drinking tart beer, going on a NASA field trip and hitting up a secret art party.

Mexico vs. USA Soccer: Show us your game face pics

An estimated 90,000 fans will crowd the stadium for the sold-out CONCACAF soccer game between the United States and Mexico.

7 fun and almost-free things to do this weekend

Halloween starts now. We know it's only Oct. 2, but the festivities have already begun. (Don't know what to dress up as? How about El Niño? Just throwing out ideas...)