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

For serial stabbing murders, D.A. will seek death penalty for Itzcoatl Ocampo

The Orange County District Attorney will seek the death penalty against 24-year-old former Marine Itzcoatl Ocampo for six stabbing-murders.

Derailment debate: Expo Line junction, what's your malfunction?

Inspections have been ordered for an Expo Line rail junction because of a design issue that poses an increased risk of derailment, say regulators.

Suspect named in fatal shooting of Metro bus driver in WeHo

Authorities have a suspect name but no motive for the fatal shooting of a bus driver in West Hollywood over the weekend.

10 freeway shooting shuts down lanes Monday morning

CHP officers responding to a crash on the 10 freeway around 5 a.m. were involved in a shooting with the driver Monday morning.

'Jump Out Boys': 7 sheriff's deputies placed on leave

Seven deputies suspected of belonging to an aggressive, secret faction inside the Los Angeles County sheriff's gang unit have been placed on leave.

California is no. 1! (in dog bite insurance claims)

With more dogs and people living in CA than in any other part of the U.S., the Golden State wins Best in Show for the number of dog bite claims.

Writer clarifies the quote that 'Pacquiao never said'

Granville Ampong, who wrote the controversial online article said the boxer never said that he thought gay men should be killed for being homosexual.

Feds call shenanigans on Skechers for 'Shape-ups' claims

False-advertising claims have strutted SoCal-based Skechers into a proposed $40 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.

Manny Pacquiao interview hits below the belt on gay marriage

The punishing Leviticus 20:13 is referenced in an interview with boxer Manny Pacquaio about gay marriage. He says he never quoted that verse.

Google will not muscle Gold's Gym out of its Venice location

Gold's Gym's iconic Venice location will not be taken over by Google, according to a company spokesman.

Fairewinds report blasts safety claims at San Onofre

The study raises doubts about safety at the nuclear facility, and says running at reduced power will not solve the tubing trouble, and may actually make it worse.

Port of Los Angeles pumps up the volume, reports busiest April in history

The Port of Los Angeles has sailed into history with a record-breaking container volume count. Try to contain your excitement.

Gas up 13.5 cents in CA, lowest May supply in decades

The national average for gasoline is falling, but in California, the cost of regular gas jumped more than 13 cents since last week.

Lucky parking meters? Not in Santa Monica

The days of fortuitous parking have met an untimely fate by the sea. Monday begins the reign of the 'smart' parking meter in Santa Monica.

Coachella 2013 dates announced, tickets on sale this week

April's dates have been released, and advance tickets go on sale this week. Are you ready to commit a year in advance?