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

When turtles fly: Reptile smuggler gets prison time for snack-box stunt

Atsushi Yamagami was sentenced to 21 months in prison for his "leadership role" in smuggling live turtles and tortoises into the U.S.

Deputy pleads no contest to heroin-filled burrito charges

A sheriff's deputy conspired with at least one person to transport drugs into an airport-area courthouse, according to the indictment.

Cause of fatal Newport Beach-to-Ensenada yacht race is still unconfirmed

Three men died and one man is missing following a weekend accident during a 125-mile California to Mexico boat race.

North Hollywood High places 2nd at National Science Bowl

Our ongoing obsession with academic competitions continues with today's Science Bowl news out of Washington D.C.

Young graphic designer found dead in Malibu garage, car missing

Sheriff's deputies have revealed little about the death.

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.