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

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.

10-year map of shifting Los Angeles demographics

Infographics by Eric Fischer (a numbers visualizer known for assembling census data) intros a new "Race in LA" feature in LA Magazine.

San Onofre trouble prompts visit by NRC Chairman Jaczko

With both of San Onofre's reactors powered down, the troubled nuclear power plant by the sea is about to get a visit from the NRC chairman.

'Dog beach' pilot program is put down

An experiment in dog-on-beach action has ended in Palos Verdes where a 3-1 vote late Tuesday shut down the program.

Yacht owner escapes blaze aboard 65-foot yacht off Malibu

The yacht was anchored about a quarter-mile off Paradise Cove, and investigators say the owner of the vessel escaped to shore via dinghy.

Citrus lockdown: Quarantine declared in Hacienda Heights area

The quarantine prohibits removing any citrus fruit from the area that is not commercially cleaned and packed. No fruit may be removed from property on which it is grown.