Lisa Brenner Katz Producer, Mobile Content

Lisa Brenner
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Lisa Brenner Katz is a Mobile Content Producer at KPCC.

Lisa joined KPCC in December 2011. Prior to that she led content direction as co-editor of LAist, where she had been the music editor years earlier.

Lisa has written and produced arts, culture and news content for a number of print and online publications, including MTV, Glamour and, 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.

Lisa 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 Katz

German mother of LA serial arsonist suspect faces extradition

A federal judge ruled Thursday in Los Angeles that the German mother of LA serial arsonist suspect Harry Burkhart, should be extradited to face fraud charges.

Ronald Reagan blood vial auction dries up

The British auction house embroiled in the bloody mess halted the would-be sale, and the item's owner has agreed to donate the DNA in question.

Newly released file details clergy sex abuse in Santa Barbara

Files detailing alleged clergy abuse at Franciscans' St. Anthony Seminary, a former boarding school in Santa Barbara, have been released online.

Sir Elton John still standing after 'serious respiratory infection'

A "serious respiratory infection" coughed up Sir Elton John in Los Angeles this week to seek treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

San Onofre problems prompt possibility of policy change

A rule allowing nuclear plant operators to replace certain equipment without prior approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is being reconsidered.

The traffic trip: Honolulu vs. LA in the battle of the worst

According to new traffic research report, the distinct honor of having the "worst traffic in the country" now belongs to Honolulu.

You stalled my Battleship! Weather delays USS Iowa's trip to LA

The vessel's journey has been delayed because of rough seas. The retired battleship is preparing to meet its new destiny as a naval museum at the Port of LA.

Blow the man down: Wednesday winds to bully LA mountains

The strongest blows are expected over the L.A. mountains and I-5 corridor.

Four funerals and a funeral: It's World Goth Day

Come on get happy! It's World Goth Day! Enter the phenomenon of Gothic culture, and its play on the medieval mythos.

Suspect pulled shotgun from suitcase in Metro bus killing, says D.A.

Shortly after boarding on Sunday morning, the suspect allegedly pulled a shotgun from a suitcase, approached the victim and shot him twice.

Rock me: 'Levitated Mass' opens at LACMA on June 24

Michael Heizer’s finished artwork "Levitated Mass" will officially open to the public on Sunday, June 24, LACMA announced on Tuesday.

Suspects charged with murder in USC grad student killings

Bryan Barnes and Javier Bolden were charged with murder in the April 11 slayings of two USC graduate students. [FULL STORY COVERAGE]

Flammable fraud? LA parks employee arrested for alleged gas theft

Authorities believe a 12-year employee of the Los Angeles recreation and parks department stole more than 800 gallons of gasoline while on duty over a period of three months.

Ex-Los Angeles teacher charged with molesting 13 children

Paul Chapel, an ex-Telfair Elementary School teacher jailed since October, has been charged with sexually abusing 13 kids -- seven girls and six boys.

Scott Schenter arrested in assessor's office corruption investigation

Former LA County property appraiser Scott Schenter was taken into custody on Monday.