Lisa Brenner Katz Producer, Mobile Content

Lisa Brenner
Contact Lisa Brenner Katz

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

Expo Line: The Basics

Say hello to the brand new Expo Line.

Adult film producer found in violation of federal obscenity laws by LA jury

An adult film producer was found guilty of violating federal obscenity laws for selling movies that depict bestiality and extreme fetishes.

Programming for dogs: DogTV is here, just like Scrooged said it would be

Designed to appeal to your pooch, three to six minute segments will feature Fido's favorites like fields, balls, and tummy rubs. Sit Ubu sit. Good dog. Woof.

The proof is in the... Stallone pudding lawsuit

At the center of a years-long pudding mix up is Pasadena inventor William Brescia and Sylvester Stallone. What began in 2004 might finally be coming to an end.

PC Load Letter: Ink cartridge theft ring busted in California

Three LA men are accused of stealing thousands of dollars in ink cartridges from Utah stores with the intention of selling them in California.

Feds finger 'Floyd Fairness Fund' as focus of fraud investigation

Former Tour de France cyclist Floyd Landis is being investigated for potential fraud relating to a legal defense fund.

Exhibition on Expo: 176 pieces of public art debut this weekend

Artwork on the platform shows riders that "care went into their station, and that care goes into their journey," says Jorge Pardo with Metro Creative Services.

33 caged dogs rescued from filthy SoCal puppy mill barn

Officials rescued more than 30 caged dogs of different breeds, some pregnant, from a SoCal puppy mill operating out of filthy, dark, unventilated barn.

Trayvon Martin's parents, Magic Johnson, Rev. Al Sharpton to attend LA rally

On the two month anniversary of his death, a demonstration in support of Trayvon Martin is planned for Thursday in South L.A.

End of the line for LA subway honor system?

Rogue rail-riders may be forced to pay after more than two decades of what has essentially been an "honor system" for regional train travel.

Cage-free advocates have it their way at Burger King

The fast food chain has reiterated a 2007 pledge to buy all its eggs and pork from cage-free suppliers, completing the transition by 2017.

Dapper Day: Sunday's railway rendezvous for the festooned city buff

A flash mob for the flashy, this romantic railway rendezvous elevates the roaming riffraff of a themed mob into a well-dressed horde of history buffs.

TSA agents accused of passing drugs through LAX checkpoints

Souvenir snow globes will cause tsuris for the TSA, but mass quantities of cocaine have been blowing through LAX checkpoints without as much as a sneeze.

Jane Goodall named Grand Marshal of 2013 Tournament of Roses Parade

Jane Goodall, the renowned anthropologist, researcher, author, and world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, was named Grand Marshal of the 2013 Rose Parade.

Major pain at the assessor's office

Warrants were served at the home of L.A. county assessor John Noguez as part of an investigation into property tax reductions and campaign contributions.