Lisa Brenner Katz Producer, Mobile Content
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 LA.com, 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
The victim, Joanna Ramos, died of injuries from blunt force trauma to the head. The coroner has labeled her death a homicide.
K-9 police officers were deployed to sniff out burglary suspects who kicked through a window and stole a briefcase of cash from a parked Bentley in Glendale.
Rodney King, the driver whose beating by LA police 20 years ago led to devastating riots, has been sentenced to 20 days of house arrest for reckless driving.
Disneyland will be staying open all night for Leap Day. It may be a small world, but not everyone can fit in the park. Go early to ensure un-sleeping beauty status.
A heated casserole of caustic comments bubbled up around the edges of the internet yesterday when a Newport Beach restaurant receipt, showing a 1% tip, went viral.
Seal Beach is one step away from officially banning sex offenders from beaches, jetties, piers, parks and nearby parking lots.
Waiter, there's a dog in my soup. Dogs are now legally permitted on patios to enjoy the luxury of outdoor restaurant dining alongside their owners.
The giant MLS in the sky has been shining brightly on the City of Roses, revealing an interesting truth about the real estate market in Pasadena.
The less-than-sunny weather that was supposed to leave on Tuesday has decided to stay a while in Los Angeles and get its head together. Temperature highs in the 50s will be crashing on your couch until further notice.
Transit giveth, and transit taketh away. Metro's 305 bus line, a vital route servicing Willowbrook to Westwood, faces elimination in the not-so-distant glow of the Expo light rail.
The "number of officers firing weapons" is likely to be the focus of an LAPD investigation after it was 11 officers fired more than 60 shots at an armed carjacking suspect who led police on a slow-speed chase on Thursday.
More than 100 local law enforcement officers had their private information pilfered and published on a public website prompting a response from the FBI.
Shepard Fairey pled guilty on Friday to one count of criminal contempt for misconduct that included fabricating and destroying evidence in his 2009 AP lawsuit.
A trend in reaction shows readers seemingly dissatisfied with the terminology of calling the pricing structure a "membership program" instead of "paywall."
Hello paywall, goodbye unlimited free Web news. The L.A. Times will be charging people who don't subscribe to its daily print edition for unlimited online content starting March 5, it was announced on Friday.