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

KPCC vs. The Sun: Solar flares, cosmic rays, Griffith Observatory, and you

Longtime director of the Griffith Observatory, Dr. Edwin Krupp, on the solar flare that space-rippled to Earth early Thursday morning.

The one about the frenzy over LACMA's big piece of granite

From quarry to museum, this is the story of what happened when Greater Los Angeles followed a 340-ton pet rock on the world's slowest road trip.

NASA and JPL's holy 'GRAIL' of moon research

Did Earth once have two moons? Maybe. NASA probes began collecting data on Tuesday as part of a three-month mission to map the moon's lunar gravity field.

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa backs gay marriage plank for Dems

Villaraigosa, who will chair the DNC this year, said during a Politico function on Wednesday that he supports the gay marriage legalization plank in his party’s platform.

Legendary Hollywood recording studio damaged in fire

A fire that broke out Monday night at a legendary Hollywood studio that recorded Elvis Presley and Beach Boys, is being investigated by authorities.

Nonprofit CicLAvia marches on with Kickstarter campaign

CicLAvia, now an official non-profit, launched a Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday in support of their upcoming April 15 happening.

Woman killed by cannon fire in San Diego County

A 33-year-old woman is dead after a homemade cannon went off outside of her mobile home in San Diego County on Tuesday.

North Hills kindergarten teacher removed for 'inappropriate behavior'

Parents were notified in March 1 letter that a kindergarten teacher was removed from Lassen Elementary after allegations of inappropriate contact with a student.

72 arrested in 'Occupy the Capitol' tumult

Demonstrating against the rising costs of higher education, protesters descended on the state Capitol on Monday for a rally that resulted in 72 arrests. Four people were pinched by police early on, notes the L.

Condom law now in effect for L.A. porn actors

Like an improbable premise to an adult film, the law requiring porn actors in L.A. to wear condoms is in effect -- now all they need is a team of enforcers...

Serpent sightings: Rattlesnakes out of hibernation in SoCal

While it's unusual to see so many fangs so early in the year, unseasonably warm temperatures have signaled the end of hibernation for a number of slitherers.

Lenny Dykstra sentenced to three years in state prison

Lenny Dykstra, the former fielder for the Mets and the Phillies, was taken into custody after being sentenced Monday in Los Angeles to three years in state prison.

Dodger Stadium attack victim Bryan Stow moved from hospital to rehab

Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan attacked to near death outside Dodger Stadium last year, is leaving the hospital for a rehab facility, the family said.

CA GOP spokesperson apologizes for offensive tweet about Krystal Ball

A California GOP spokeswoman has issued an apology after a "slut"-related comment via Twitter about MSNBC Democratic political strategist Krystal Ball.

Emerson College goes Hollywood with $110M L.A. campus

Emerson College, stopping just short of lovingly pre-chewing students and spitting them directly into the mouth of hungry Hollywood, will be opening a new campus in LA.