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
Tomfoolery takes the form of a new Google Maps "8-bit Quest" feature. Welcome to the enchanted land of Los Angeles.
In an alternate universe, we might be living in Calicornia. Growers plan to claim 95.9 million acres for their stalks in 2012, says the U.S.D.A.
The death of 10-year-old Joanna Ramos is being reviewed by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Ramos died in February of head trauma injuries following a fight after school.
A flugelhorn, a banjo and an upright bass walk into a bar... An exercise in texture perception, the cactus lounge at The Standard proved pleasing for the band's compound sound.
The weather will get windy this weekend, say forecasters, as dangerously high gusts and significant ground swells prepare to pound a number of Southland regions.
Former California campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee has pleaded guilty to looting $7 million from Democratic candidates and political committee accounts.
A community group has filed an appeal to try and prevent the construction of a 33,000-square-foot Wal-Mart in Chinatown.
Less of a study and more of a snapshot, the data points to a possible trend in product distribution.
Accused! LAPD is investigating the case of 36-year-old man suspected of stealing 3,000 movie posters from CBS worth nearly half a million dollars.
26-year-old Daniel Vega was sentenced Wednesday in a Torrance courtroom to 56 years in prison for the 2011 murder of a toddler.
Leopold Caudillo Jr., a former venue tech manager, is the fifth man to surrender to police in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption scandal.
California state lawmaker Roger Hernández was arrested this week for suspicion of drunk driving, after Concord police followed him into a hotel parking lot for allegedly not using his turn signal, Capitol Alert reports.
Everyone wants to see what $2 billion baseball looks like -- the Dodgers announced that opening day 2012 tickets have sold out.
A young gray whale found dead Tuesday afternoon in Long Beach Harbor may be the same animal that was caught in a fishing net off the coast over the weekend.
A woman is charged in the assisted suicide of a WWII veteran after allegedly serving the 86-year-old man a lethal dose of oxycontin crushed and mixed into yogurt.