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

Chainsaw suicide suspected in Palms (Updated)

A woman found was found dead inside a Culver City home with a chainsaw wound to her neck. She is thought to have used the tool to commit suicide, say authorities.

San Onofre can't take the pressure, tubes fail test

It does not take a nuclear physicist to understand the troubling situation at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Edison says tubes failed a pressure test.

'I knew that I had the killer gene,' transcript reveals in Ocampo case

Scarier than fiction, the grand jury transcript of accused killer 'Izzy' Ocampo, reveals hideous details about the the murders of four homeless men and two others.

Job counselor stabbed to death, student arrested in Hollywood

A job counselor at a vocational school in Hollywood was attacked in his office on Wednesday in a scene that witnesses described as "gruesome."

HBO won't press its 'Luck,' cancels show after horse deaths

HBO has canceled its Dustin Hoffman / Nick Nolte dramatic series "Luck" after the deaths of three horses during production at Santa Anita Racetrack in Arcadia.

No more red-light camera tickets in Glendale

Glendale police, like their Los Angeles counterparts, will no longer issue citations for violations caught on the city's red-light cameras.

'Pacific Standard Time: Art in Los Angeles 1950 to 1980' opens in Berlin

Curators at Berlin's Martin-Gropius-Bau have assembled a program containing works from two of the core exhibitions of Pacific Standard Time.

Pi Day pies! Beause nerds get hungry too (at 1:59 pm)

There are Pi lovers, and then there are pie lovers. Here's a look at what some of your fellow Earthlings did to celebrate their favorite mathematical constant.

Sloshin' 2, Hypothermia Boogaloo: Cold rain may meet LA Marathon runners

L.A. Marathon runners may be racing in the rain for the second year in a row. Last year's deluge de résistance saw 300 runners evaluated for hypothermia.

Third horse dies while filming HBO's 'Luck' at Santa Anita

HBO suspended its filming of horses following the third death at Santa Anita Racetrack in connection with the dramatic series "Luck."

Register early and often at SMC, or pay more

Santa Monica College's governing board has approved two-tier course pricing for a number of its in-demand classes. Unit prices would vary from $36-$200.

Tide detergent theft: Loads of dirty money leave a stain on brand identity

Disappearing detergent has so soiled some cities that special task forces have been set up to stop the stealing of P&G's signature suds.

FBI arrests San Bernardino teacher for child pornography

29-year-old Eugene Ballantyne, accused of trading sexually explicit photos with a 13-year-old New Jersey girl, was taken into custody at his home.

NFL at Rose Bowl: Pasadena approves $400,000 impact study

A $400,000 environmental study was approved by the Pasadena City Council as the first step in offering the Rose Bowl as a possible temporary home for an NFL team.

Pepperdine University leader found dead in Malibu

The body of Pepperdine University's athletic chaplain, assistant coach, and program director, Maurice Hillard, was found Monday on the beach in Malibu.