Kristen Lepore Digital Producer, Social Media

Kristen Lepore
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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

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

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.

Weekend on the cheap: Free concerts, a new batch of beer and Fig Fest

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.

Weekend on the cheap: Avocado everything!

This weekend is the third annual Avocado Fest at Angel City Brewery.

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

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?

Weekend on the cheap: Beer, bacon and books

Let's do this.

Free weekend? 10 fun and almost-free things to do

Let's do this.

Remembering LA's 1984 Olympics in archival photos

Do you remember the Summer Olympics of 1984? Share with us using the hashtag #1984Olympics on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Tag us at @kpcc.

Weekend on the cheap: Hundreds of corgis in Long Beach

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.

Free weekend? 10 fun and almost-free things to do

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.

#LArain: Show us your SoCal storm pics!

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.

Weekend on the cheap: Long Beach Love Fest, dineLA and more

Southern California Public Radio's social media producer Kristen Lepore joins Take Two every Friday with fun things to do on the cheap.

Free weekend? 10 fun and almost-free things to do

'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!)

Got a drought-friendly yard? Show us a pic

We're asking you to forget about #droughtshaming for just a second. Instead, let's brag about our water-saving yards!

Free weekend? 7 fun and almost-free things to do

It's going to be a sweet and spicy weekend. Whether you want film, food or fashion, we've curated a stellar list of things to do in SoCal.

Weekend on the cheap: Fourth of July holiday hoopla

KPCC's social media producer Kristen Lepore joins us to talk fun things to do on the cheap. This weekend: Fireworks, a pool party and Romeo and Juliet remixed.