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

Did Carmageddon drive up the local birthrate?

A small wave of local newborns may be pointing to a pocket of parents that opted to get down when they couldn't get out during last summer's "Carmageddon."

Pacific storms pace toward Los Angeles, packing precipitation

Depending on the system's trajectory, the sky stands to pour precipitation throughout the week with gusty wind and snow in some areas.

Infestation concerns grow at abandoned citrus groves

In the face of a huanglongbing outbreak, growers are being required to monitor groves for pests, even if they've abandoned them because of the high cost of irrigation.

Take me out to the high-security ball game: A 'peaceful' plan for opening day at Dodger Stadium

LAPD will be out in force "to ensure a peaceful opening day" at Dodger Stadium when the boys in blue take on the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday afternoon.

Facebook to buy Instagram for $1 billion

Things are about to get square -- Facebook just bought Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock, reports Business Insider.

Possible new cancer treatment discovered at Children's Hospital LA

Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles believe they have found a new approach to killing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells.

Dogs and cats, living together, on your CA license plate?

Advocates believe a special edition CA license plate can minimize animal deaths, but they'll need to sell 7,500 units by June to seal the campaign.

Working on the railroad: Bullet-train consultant questioned over biz ties

A $400/hour consultant with the CA bullet train project once worked for the company that prepares the estimates he was hired to assess.

Fatal gunfire at suspected gang party, witnesses uncooperative

One man died and a woman was injured when gunfire erupted at a suspected gang party of more than 200 people on Sunday evening.

Charles Manson photo released ahead of parole hearing

A new photograph released by the California Department of Corrections shows an aged Charles Manson with a white beard and still-visible swastika scar.

KER-SPLOOSH! Adam West gets a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Better than a Bat-key to the city of Los Angeles, the inimitable Adam West ZZZZZWAP!'d his way into a Bat-star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

AEG would fund new freeway lane, better train station

To ease the congestion created by football fans flocking to downtown Los Angeles, AEG says it would throw tens of millions of dollars at upgrade projects.

Student disqualified from talent contest for gay marriage comment

A Fullerton High School senior was disqualified this week from an annual talent contest after making a comment about gay marriage.

AEG debuts NFL-in-DTLA 10,000-page environmental report

A 10,000-page report on the environmental impact of building a football stadium in downtown Los Angeles will be presented to City Hall on Thursday.

Can you hear me now: LAPD's 12-hour radio fail

An incident during a test of a backup generator Tuesday at the Mount Lee communications facility caused 12 hours of radio interruption.