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
A new, tiny scorpion species was discovered in Death Valley, and the elusive critter may actually live underground, according to a new report.
The L.A. Memorial Coliseum scandal claims another three people after the indictment was unsealed Friday, following yesterday's triple arrest.
Thika, Iringa and Toka are coming from the Toronto Zoo to a California sanctuary, The Performing Animals Welfare Society, that Barker describes as "paradise."
Expo Line details were revealed today -- the long awaited line will open April 28, the mayor announced on Friday.
Hopes are fading that San Onofre will be functional by the time peak summer usage rears its sweaty head.
"Rhythm of the Night" singer El DeBarge will not face drug charges due to "insufficient evidence," said a spokeswoman district attorney's office.
Whitney Houston drowned, says the L.A. County Coroner, citing the sad accident as the singer's official cause of death. Associated causes: heart disease and cocaine.
The animals were ID'd as a chocolate Labrador retriever and a tan German shepherd mix. The canines were beheaded with "a very sharp object."
A rave company executive and two former L.A. Coliseum execs were arrested Thursday in connection with a number of investigations into questionable financial deals.
Football, with all the drama and shoulder pads of normal soap operas, has a handsome man-battle brewing. A close encounter of the turf kind. A bro-down.
Jason Russell's strange behavior last week in San Diego has been attributed to brief reactive psychosis, his wife said Wednesday in a statement.
Authorities say Malibu kitchen worker death outside of Guido's restaurant was not crime-related. Carlos Ivan Rodas died of an upper respiratory infection, they say.
An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, and officials say the results will likely end speculation about the cause of death.
$3.5-million will go to a former patient who suffered a stroke after giving birth, and $650,000 will go to a man who sought medical care after a head injury at work.
1n 1979, Orson Welles ordered the "Rich and Famous" contract for Kermit and company. 33 years later, the Muppets received their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.