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

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.

Little league rejects crucial donation from strip club

The Lennox Little League has changed its mind about accepting a $1,200 donation from a local strip club that could have saved their 2012 season.

In which little league is saved by a gentleman's club

With bases loaded and two outs, who will go to bat to save the Lennox Little League season from financial ruin? Turns out, a local strip club.

Echo Park's 'Quinceañera' mural, now half off

Echo Park's "Quinceañera" mural on Logan Street became the focus of a neighborhood fracas when a new tenant began sandblasting the large-scale piece.

Finding fresco: Hidden wall may hold clues to lost da Vinci

UC San Diego researchers may be one stroke closer to getting their mitts on a missing Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece, they announced Monday.

Fire mired morning commuters on the 118 freeway

Three to five acres of brush burned along the westbound lanes of the 118 Freeway this morning near Chatsworth and the border of Simi Valley.

Academic Decathlon competes for its life against LAUSD cuts

In a battle against the $557 million budget deficit, LAUSD is preparing to vote on a bloodbath of possible program cuts this week.

NRC requiring modifications to every U.S. nuclear power plant

U.S. nuclear power plants have until the end of 2016 to comply with new safety recommendations released Friday by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

'The Love Boat' bought for scrap

The floating focal point of Aaron Spelling's series is about to be demolished and sold for scrap.

Bob Barker came on down to Echo Park for PETA headquarters opening

Bob Barker came on down to Echo Park Thursday night for the vegan-catered, red-carpet opening of PETA's new West Coast headquarters.

GN'R kickoff show at Palladium is not sold out

Welcome to the not-sold-out jungle. Axl Rose's new fangled Guns N' Roses is kicking off three nights of small club dates tonight at the Hollywood Palladium.