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

Martin Springer identified as second Miramonte Elementary teacher arrested for lewd acts

L.A. County sheriff's officials confirmed Springer was arrested Friday, less than one week after another Miramonte Elementary teacher, Mark Berndt, was charged with lewd acts involving 23 children.

Susan G Komen reversal of Planned Parenthood funding gets mixed reviews

From insult to outrage to applause, reaction to the news that Komen reversed its decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood has brought mixed reviews on Twitter.

2nd teacher arrested at Miramonte Elementary

A second teacher removed from Miramonte Elementary has been arrested, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Susan G. Komen cures backlash with Planned Parenthood policy reversal?


Man who killed popular Art Center instructor gets 21 years in state prison

Steven Ronald Honma, the Westlake Village man convicted of fatally shooting Norman Schureman at a party in 2010, was sentenced today to 21 years.

Allergan cuts off Lap-Band supply to surgical centers associated with 1-800-GET-THIN

Allergan announced it would cease selling the the Lap-Band weight-loss device to surgical centers associated with the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing campaign

San Onofre tubes with radioactive water show 'unusual' wear

Tubes inside a new steam generator at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station are showing unusual and potentially dangerous signs of deterioration.

Planned PR-hood: Susan G. Komen foundation responds to backlash

Red-alert reaction to the pink ribbon organization has colored the past two days since Susan G. Komen announced a cut to Planned Parenthood support.

Mark Berndt investigated 18 years ago for 'attempted fondling'

The longtime LA teacher accused of committing lewd acts on 23 children was not arrested for the fondling.

Armed robbery charges for pair implicated in teen slaying

The man and woman implicated in the killing of 17-year-old Francisco Rodriguez were charged with armed robbery today for an incident that occurred in December.

Honda loses hybrid lawsuit in SoCal small-claims court

Honda Motors Co. owes Heather Peters $9,867. The Civic hybrid owner sued the automaker and won today in small-claims court in Los Angeles.

Mike Kelley, LA artist, found dead in apparent suicide

Mike Kelley, a contemporary artist based in Los Angeles but internationally renowned, was found dead in his South Pasadena home Tuesday from an apparent suicide.

Distribute suitcases of cash, get investigated: a Coliseum case study

LA Memorial Coliseum officials are being investigated in a wage payment scandal that saw than $1 million in cash passed to the union without distribution controls.

Feds say tiny radiation leak may have occurred at San Onofre

A small amount of radiation could have escaped from the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station after a water leak forced operators to shut down the reactor.

Accused teacher Mark Berndt's bail increased to $23 million

Bail for the former teacher accused of horrific acts against children has been increased to $23 million. The former teacher appeared in court on Wednesday.