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

Pachyderms on a plane: Bob Barker's $880K gets elephants to CA

Thika, Iringa and Toka are coming from the Toronto Zoo to a California sanctuary, The Performing Animals Welfare Society, that Barker describes as "paradise."

Updated: Expo Line to open April 28, mayor announces

Expo Line details were revealed today -- the long awaited line will open April 28, the mayor announced on Friday.

San Onofre down indefinitely

Hopes are fading that San Onofre will be functional by the time peak summer usage rears its sweaty head.

El DeBarge will not be charged, 'insufficient evidence' in drug arrest

"Rhythm of the Night" singer El DeBarge will not face drug charges due to "insufficient evidence," said a spokeswoman district attorney's office.

Whitney Houston cause of death: drowning, heart disease, cocaine

Whitney Houston drowned, says the L.A. County Coroner, citing the sad accident as the singer's official cause of death. Associated causes: heart disease and cocaine.

'Disturbing' discovery of severed dog heads in dumpster

The animals were ID'd as a chocolate Labrador retriever and a tan German shepherd mix. The canines were beheaded with "a very sharp object."

Rave company exec and two L.A. Coliseum managers arrested

A rave company executive and two former L.A. Coliseum execs were arrested Thursday in connection with a number of investigations into questionable financial deals.

Excessive handsomeness: The Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez story

Football, with all the drama and shoulder pads of normal soap operas, has a handsome man-battle brewing. A close encounter of the turf kind. A bro-down.

'Kony 2012' activist Jason Russell diagnosed with brief reactive psychosis

Jason Russell's strange behavior last week in San Diego has been attributed to brief reactive psychosis, his wife said Wednesday in a statement.

Death of Malibu kitchen worker labeled 'upper respiratory infection'

Authorities say Malibu kitchen worker death outside of Guido's restaurant was not crime-related. Carlos Ivan Rodas died of an upper respiratory infection, they say.

Carlos Ivan Rodas ID'd in bloody Malibu mystery death

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, and officials say the results will likely end speculation about the cause of death.

Two Harbor-UCLA medical negligence cases settled for $4 million

$3.5-million will go to a former patient who suffered a stroke after giving birth, and $650,000 will go to a man who sought medical care after a head injury at work.

Life's like a movie: Muppets get a star on Hollywood Blvd.

1n 1979, Orson Welles ordered the "Rich and Famous" contract for Kermit and company. 33 years later, the Muppets received their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Arrests made in connection with Alhambra school bomb threats

One current Alhambra student and one former student were arrested in connection with at least six bomb threats against their school.

Strong earthquake shakes southern Mexico

Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard's Twitter account said the water system and other "strategic services" were not experiencing problems.