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

7 things to know before dinner—Kindergarten habits, Bambi's look, webcam 'sextortion,' the scariest house in America

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7 things to know before lunch—LA Unified has a playground warehouse, how to help the kelp, the truth is out there about Area 51

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8 things to know before dinner—Hospitals fined, new mammal found, Mayor makes moves, the battle for cable sports dominance

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7 things to know before lunch—Egypt, Watts, Wal-Mart, Silver Lake, and a story about fruit flies that's so much grosser than you think

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6 things to know before dinner—Real estate rebound, Minecraft math, Miramonte money, Newport Beach protests protesting

Catch up fast with our quick news reviews.

8 things to know before lunch—Too much praise, too much booze, bobble-head selfies

Feel free to snooze — we'll catch you up on the news. Here's a quick review of some of today's stories.

7 things to know before dinner—Busted meters, challenged mergers, more

Feel free to snooze — we'll catch you up on the news. Have a second helping of some of today's stories.

7 things to know before lunch

Feel free to snooze — we'll catch you up on the news. Here's a quick review of some of today's stories.

Echo Park's iam8bit sending world's first pop-art satellite into space (video)

If aliens ever target Earth, iam8bit's Jon Gibson and Amanda White are counting on them having an appreciation for pop art, and a sense of humor.

Disneyland's Haunted Mansion turns 44; foolish mortals rejoice

Disneyland's Haunted Mansion celebrates 44 years in Anaheim on Friday. The Mansion's 1969 short-lived "Hatbox Ghost" reappeared nearby at the heavily-attended D23 Expo.

Oscar-nominated actress Karen Black dies at 74 (videos)

Karen Black, the prolific actress who appeared in nearly 200 films, including counterculture classics "Easy Rider," ''Five Easy Pieces" and "Nashville," has died.

The ultimate 'Back to School' survival guide

Aug. 13 is the official first day of instruction for the "fall" session in L.A. Unified, the nation's second-largest school district. Are you ready?

Beachcombing: 5 Southern California beaches to get to know this summer

With this post KPCC begins a look at the best, most popular or most awesome beaches in Southern California.

Beachcombing Pismo Beach: Wine whimsy, butterfly mobs, clam chaos

Part of our summer series on California's beaches, we take a look at the "Clam Capital of the World," a family-fit funland.

Ben & Jerry's X-rated ice cream lawsuit

The days of buying pornographic videos with names based on Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors are over.