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
LA gang member faces 200 years to life in prison after Monday's conviction in the shotgun killing of an infant, and the attempted murders of six others.
Today's special: sucker fish. A new study points to large-scale mislabeling of seafood in the Los Angeles area, especially sushi.
Let's get it started in here. Provided "it" is a bankruptcy filing, and "here" is a Los Angeles courtroom.
Jury selection began Monday on the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar / Upper Deck trial over the use of his image on the "Greats of the Game" trading cards.
Bobby Brown = pleaded not guilty on Monday to drunken driving and other charges following his arrest by CHP last month.
NASA/JPL denies wrongful termination allegations. Closing arguments are set to begin in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday.
The boys and girls of one the world's largest toy companies, Mattel Inc., announced first-quarter earnings on Monday that showed a 53 percent decline.
Coachella 2012 welcomed tens of thousands of underdressed and ill-prepared music enthusiasts to its swim team tryouts on Friday.
It was a dark and stormy day of flood advisories, hazardous weather alerts, tornado concerns, gusty wind, lots of rain, power outages and soaking wet pianos.
Forced into a less scenic route by budgetary constraints, NASA announced that it will be redrawing its map to Mars to cut down on mission costs.
Not that kind of "KISS," you say? Well maybe it should be. Happy National KISS Day.
Some parts of the state will get the full wrath experience with lightning, hail, and gale-force winds, while others will see scattered showers and snow.
As #corybookerstories gets its legs as a trending topic, Villaraigosa tweets in with recovery wishes for his Mayor mate from another state.
Leonard Cohen's former business manager has been found guilty of harassing the hugely influential singer-songwriter.
A new bill, crafted in response to the Penn State sex abuse scandal, was unanimously passed by California lawmakers on Thursday.