Kristen Lepore Associate Editor, Digital News Engagement
Kristen Lepore is KPCC's Associate Editor for Digital News Engagement.
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
We feel bad for the ants. They desperately need water. But they're not going to find it in our beds.
KPCC's social media producer, Kristen Lepore, is here to share a list of fun and almost-free weekend activities.
It's so hot, we could cry.
The California Public Utilities Commission says we're running out of 323 area codes, and it'll start distributing 213 instead next year.
Never a dull moment.
How about fried peanut butter pickles followed by pho waffles and free ice cream? Yeah, we're going all out. Here's everything you need to know.
Unlike most people, sharing health care costs excites her. That's why she's the host of our blog, Impatient.
The Larry Mantle sandwich honors the host of KPCC's AirTalk. It includes hand-sliced bologna with capicola, provolone and pickled peppers.
You know you want to eat those eggs Benedict.
Joining us is KPCC's social media producer Kristen Lepore, who shares a list of fun and almost-free things to do with us every Friday.
These people have been picnicking for decades. It's a sport. We stopped by a concert to learn the tricks of their trades, which you can find right here.
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.