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
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.
The FBI's new PSA series harkens back to campaigns like "The More You Know." The message: Don't steal. Or cyber bully.
As the dust of a billion briquettes settles on America's birthday, we offer 8 Hollywood explosions to carry you beyond the post-party red, white, and blues.
Need a perfect workout to help you burn off some extra calories from that Fourth of July barbecue? Why not watch one instead?
In the absence of news, there are lists. On Tuesday, Yelp, LA Weekly and Travel + Leisure were classing up the Internet with a troika of name-calling negativity.
Randy Clemens, author of "The Sriracha Cookbook," is going for vegetarian gold as he debuts part two of his spicy instructional, "The Veggie-Lover's Sriracha Cookbook."
With all the subtlety of a bull in a body parts shop, July Fourth arrives this Thursday. Make good decisions.
Energy domes are blue today as DEVO mourns the loss of its former drummer, who was with the band when it released its hit song "Whip It!"
The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal related to Prop 8 and, in doing so, cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California. It also ruled DOMA unconstitutional. Here's what it means.
The link between leisure activity and death-by-lightning has been well established, but it's not golf that's the biggest worry.