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

Céu, Elvis Costello, Of Monsters and Men, Nicki Minaj - KPCC's New Music Cheatsheet

Moody singles, Brazilian mingles, the multi-sense cacophony of Nicki Minaj, and an Elvis Costello album recorded live at The Wiltern are all yours this week.

Ron Paul town hall at 3 California campuses this week

Ron Paul town hall meetings are planned for three California campuses this week: CSU Chico, UC Berkeley, UCLA

Bat sounds: Dodgers opening day national anthem by the Beach Boys

With both celebrating 50-year anniversaries, a season-long partnership has developed between the stadium and the California-est of summer icons.

Stolen Ferraris found in boxes marked 'used exercise equipment'

Federal agents in Los Angeles have seized $1.5 million worth of stolen, luxury vehicles bound for Asia, they announced Tuesday.

He rarely wears a gun, and other things you might not know about LA County Sheriff Lee Baca

KPCC's Frank Stolze detained LA County Sheriff Lee Baca for an in-depth piece with one of Southern California's most powerful law enforcement officials.

LADWP responds to 6 water main breaks in Fairfax District

Traffic clogged as pipes poured into the street following five water main breaks in the Fairfax District this morning.

Bug hunters deployed in suburban L.A. after citrus disease detected

State agricultural officials in suburban Los Angeles have been frantically walking door-to-door setting traps and collecting tissue samples.

Two dead at topless club shootings on Sunday

Officials are trying to determine if a shooting at Snooky's topless bar was justified, and if the incident was tied to another shooting 80 miles away.

Affirmative action ban upheld in California court

California's state ban on affirmative action was upheld in federal court on Monday. The ruling upholds a previous decision by the same court in 1997

ICE removal: 6 days, 50 states, 3,100 arrests

Over 200 "convicted criminal aliens and immigration fugitives" were arrested in SoCal in a nationwide U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation.

Leader of the pack: Motorcyclist arrested after 100-mile freeway chase

A biker led Southern California police on a high-speed, 100-mile freeway chase across three counties on Sunday.

Surf's up, but other things are falling down

Some in L.A. awoke from a misty rain to find gusty, sunny skies. Others are dealing with a devil of a snow drift. At the beach, there's nothing to do but wave.

Firefighters extinguish burning car, body found inside hours later

Unidentified and unrecognizable, a charred body was discovered at an impound lot inside a vehicle that firefighters had extinguished earlier that day.

Google starts April Fools Day early with 8-bit map gag

Tomfoolery takes the form of a new Google Maps "8-bit Quest" feature. Welcome to the enchanted land of Los Angeles.

Fun fact: U.S. corn growers could surpass 1937 acreage record

In an alternate universe, we might be living in Calicornia. Growers plan to claim 95.9 million acres for their stalks in 2012, says the U.S.D.A.