Lisa Brenner Homepage Reporter, Breaking News
Lisa Brenner joined KPCC in December 2011. Prior to that she led content direction for a top Los Angeles city blog as Co-Editor of LAist, where she had been the Music Editor years earlier.
Brenner has written and produced arts, culture and news content for a number of print and online publications including MTV, Glamour and LA.com, where she previously served as Music Editor and Managing Editor of the entertainment and lifestyle website.
She worked on the 20th Century Fox studio lot in creative licensing for Fox Music publishing where she co-created the department's first online store and mined the musical catalogue of film scores, TV themes and soundtrack assets for promotional samplers, boxed sets and placement packages. Prior to Fox, she coordinated large-scale film, commercial and music video productions.
Brenner earned a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University in Media Studies with an emphasis in film and television. Her dad says she majored in watching TV. He's not wrong.
Stories by Lisa Brenner
Areas in and around Los Angeles will observe Memorial Day with services, ceremonies, parades and other events throughout the weekend.
"Arrested Development" will be unmaking a huge mistake on May 26 when the years-cancelled, once-network television series debuts a brand new Season 4 on Netflix on Sunday.
What are your summer vacation plans? From the Hoover Dam to Japan, LA Public Library has some beautifully designed bait to tempt your inner adventurer.
Point Mugu State Park will reopen after a number of nearby wildfires including the Springs Fire that burned through the canyons of the western Santa Monica Mountains all the way down to the Pacific Ocean.
Have an appointment? Need surgery? Have an emergency? Here's what you need to know and how hospitals are coping with the labor action.
Officials at LAX seized a dead primate; 387 snake, lizard and crocodile skin handbags; and nearly half a pound of elephant meat over the course of a few days in May.
Coachella announced Monday that advance tickets go will go on sale Friday for next year's double, three-day festival held over two consecutive weekends in Indio.
Claiming Taco Bell stole his idea, a federal inmate wrote the FBI, the IRS, requested documents via the Freedom of Information Act and then sued, filing a 35-page handwritten complaint this week.
This week's CDC Morbidity and Mortality report reveals a revolting truth about swimming pools — more than half of the locations tested in 2012 showed traces of Escherichia coli, indicating that "swimmers introduced fecal material into pool water.
KPCC has compiled five fun and free events happening around Los Angeles. What are your plans for the weekend?
For the first time, a human pandemic virus strain has been found in marine mammals. H1N1 has been found in elephant seals off the central coast of California.
Put that in your space and park it. CA State Assembly passes Los Angeles assemblyman Mike Gatto's bill to prohibit parking tickets at broken meters.
California researchers say that a flat frog imported from Africa decades ago carries a deadly fungus responsible for a worldwide amphibian plague.
The USPS says 69 postal employees were attacked in L.A. last year "placing the City of Angels as the most vicious for dog attacks" in the country.
Tupac Shakur's hologram will have to share the afterlife green room with a two new virtual artists — Eazy-E of N.W.A. and Wu Tang Clan's Ol' Dirty Bastard.