Lisa Brenner Katz Producer, Mobile Content

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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

Something fishy going on with the sushi labeling in LA

Today's special: sucker fish. A new study points to large-scale mislabeling of seafood in the Los Angeles area, especially sushi.

Black Eyed Peas former biz manager files for bankruptcy

Let's get it started in here. Provided "it" is a bankruptcy filing, and "here" is a Los Angeles courtroom.

House of cards: Jury selection begins in Abdul-Jabbar / Upper Deck case

Jury selection began Monday on the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar / Upper Deck trial over the use of his image on the "Greats of the Game" trading cards.

Bobby Brown pleads not guilty to DUI

Bobby Brown = pleaded not guilty on Monday to drunken driving and other charges following his arrest by CHP last month.

Closing arguments in NASA JPL/intelligent design firing case

NASA/JPL denies wrongful termination allegations. Closing arguments are set to begin in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday.

Mattel takes a 'HIT': Barbie dollars down, American Girl rising

The boys and girls of one the world's largest toy companies, Mattel Inc., announced first-quarter earnings on Monday that showed a 53 percent decline.

Rain dance: Meet the Coachella swim team hopefuls

Coachella 2012 welcomed tens of thousands of underdressed and ill-prepared music enthusiasts to its swim team tryouts on Friday.

Storm troopers: LA and OC slosh through a wet and wild Friday

It was a dark and stormy day of flood advisories, hazardous weather alerts, tornado concerns, gusty wind, lots of rain, power outages and soaking wet pianos.

The road less expensive: NASA redrawing map to Mars

Forced into a less scenic route by budgetary constraints, NASA announced that it will be redrawing its map to Mars to cut down on mission costs.

Twitter declares National Kiss Day; Gene Simmons left out

Not that kind of "KISS," you say? Well maybe it should be. Happy National KISS Day.

California storm to make guest appearance at Coachella

Some parts of the state will get the full wrath experience with lightning, hail, and gale-force winds, while others will see scattered showers and snow.

Villaraigosa tweets praise to Cory Booker

As #corybookerstories gets its legs as a trending topic, Villaraigosa tweets in with recovery wishes for his Mayor mate from another state.

So long, Kelley Lynch: Woman found guilty of harassing Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen's former business manager has been found guilty of harassing the hugely influential singer-songwriter.

Penn State scandal inspires new bill in California

A new bill, crafted in response to the Penn State sex abuse scandal, was unanimously passed by California lawmakers on Thursday.

Mel Gibson still not a fan of the Jews, says screenwriter Joe Eszterhas

Obtained by The Wrap, Eszterhas' letter quotes offensive statements allegedly made by the actor that Gibson denies in his reply letter, obtained by Deadline.