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
Dubbed "Chanel," the notoriously odiferous flower child arrived on campus about five years ago after its mother was pollinated by a specimen at the Huntington Botanical Gardens.
A plague-infected squirrel has prompted the closure of three campgrounds in the Angeles National Forest.
A nicknamed problem bear that gained celebrity by stealing frozen meatballs from a SoCal garage freezer will be depicted on a 2014 Rose Parade float.
The body of Darlene Flynn, a Guinness World Record-holding shoe collector, was found dead in her backyard pool on Monday.
A Dr. Seuss-ian portrait of the night sky over Joshua Tree is Tuesday's featured image on America's Great Outdoors — a Tumblr project of the Department of the Interior.
NASA has picked up its photos from the great Walgreens in the sky. It's the first time Cassini's highest-resolution camera captured Earth and its moon as two distinct objects.
WARNING: As one might expect from a man who is nearly slurped up by a whale, this video contains profanity.
All right NASA, I'm ready for my long-shot.
Did your favorite actor or television series fall short of potential envelope status?
In late February a man awoke in the emergency room of a Palm Springs hospital with apparent amnesia, speaking only Swedish, and calling himself Johan Ek — his four forms of identification said his name was "Michael Thomas Boatwright.
Low-tech adhesives met real-time technology over the weekend when a Reddit user spotted a plea for pizza taped to a window of Los Angeles Children's Hospital.
At least nine rabbits were scooped up by Pasadena animal services at the Rose Bowl on Wednesday night after a truckload of bunnies were set free on the grounds.
Imagine the future. A disaster has occurred in L.A. and you are trapped. You are scared. You are running out of time. You are rescued. By this.
There's nothing like a free cup of clumpy sugar-stew to bring out the creepy in people.
Park officials are cracking down on the "leave no trace" policy after an egg cooking video sent people into a sidewalk frying frenzy.