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
Despite reports on CNN and by the AP saying otherwise, no arrests were made in the Boston Marathon bombings when CNN and AP reported there were, according to the FBI and the Boston Police Department.
NPR, WNYC, WHYY and This American Life collaborated on a tough and temporary vintage-inspired tattoo collection designed by real tattoo artists.
The futuristic X-48 is designed with no tail, a flattened fuselage and engines mounted on top. The concept stems from studies for commercial planes that could be flying high in the next 20 years.
As news broke of the horrific bombings in Boston Monday, a lot of misinformation found its way onto the Internet. We dig deep to bring you the reality.
West Hollywood Councilman John Duran said officials don't want to cause panic, but are working to avoid delays in meningitis testing and treatment after Brett Shaad's death.
KPCC's Ben Bergman sums up the first night's performances with a tidy "Jurassic 5 returns, Stone Roses fall flat."
Narrated with cool pity as a cautionary tale for the future of European cities, the urban profile features closeups of abandoned armchairs by the beach and "a blue, flat city," observed in captioned voiceover.
Ben Bergman is our man on the ground. Soon the sun will own him, but here is his first, and likely his most lucid, transmission from Indio, CA.
The Annenberg Foundation's new, infrared live-cam is about to answer the question on all our minds: What's the nightlife scene like for owls?
Amazing video animation of NASA's "Asteroid Retrieval Initiative."
Confused about electron densities? "Blame it on the Rain (from Saturn's Rings)," says NASA/JPL in a news release that deserves its own award.
"Pong" on a skyscraper in Philadelphia. Tower-sized "Tetris" in Brazil. Why won't you play with us, L.A. architecture?
Viper, Butter, Locket and Lancer will be smugglers' first round of least best friends, according to the USFWS. Release the hounds.
A second lawsuit has been filed against Doheny Glatt Kosher Meat Market and its owner Michael Engelman, alleging battery, fraud and emotional distress.
Did you know she co-starred in a film that includes a yodeling polar bear and James Brown singing "I Feel Good" while wearing a ski sweater? Truth.