Michelle Lanz Associate Producer, The Frame
Michelle Lanz is the Associate Producer for The Frame, KPCC's arts, entertainment and culture show. Prior to joining The Frame she worked as the digital producer for KPCC's Take Two and AirTalk shows.
Before coming to KPCC, Michelle worked at KCET as the Associate Producer for New Media, where she developed web content for KCET's programming and steered social media efforts for the station. She was first bitten by the public radio bug as an intern for NPR's Day to Day program in 2008.
She has also worked as an editor for MSN's Wonderwall entertainment site, as a web producer for Marketplace and as a contributing editor to the L.A. Times’ Metromix publication.
Lanz earned her master's degree in journalism in 2009 from the University of Southern California's Annenberg School.
Stories by Michelle Lanz
Although set during the height of the Cold War in the 1980s, 'The Americans' has new resonance due to recent tensions between the U.S. and Russia.
Howard Ashman didn't live to see the immense cultural impact his work at Disney would ultimately have. He died of AIDS in 1991 before "Beauty and the Beast" was completed.
The series about runaway slaves and the Underground Railroad failed to turn studio heads at first. Pretty much everyone passed on the show before WGN America decided to take a chance on the pitch.
More than 20 years after "Trainspotting" hit theaters, director Danny Boyle is back with a sequel. The characters are somehow still alive, but they haven't aged so well.
A social media campaign called #5WomenArtists, by the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., highlights the "sins of omission" that have plagued the art world's recognition of women artists.
After getting a fine arts degree from USC, Olyphant moved to New York on a hunch to pursue acting and has been working ever since.
C-SPAN is an easy target for ridicule, but in an increasingly polarized media climate, could this neutral and civilized network have new relevance?
Kevin O'Connell has the most nominations of anybody without a win, but he says he's still thrilled just to be recognized by his peers.
The comic actor makes his debut as a film director in a movie that's as much a psychological thriller as it is a horror movie.
French electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre collaborated with more than 30 artists —and Edward Snowden— for his ambitious "Electronica" album project.
"There's a lot of overlap in terms of people who listen to classical and metal and nothing else. Now, will they go to concerts in both genres? Not necessarily. I love trying to break down those misconceptions," says Pine.
De La Soul's David Jude Jolicoeur and Kelvin "Pos" Mercer talk sampling, making music without a record label, and what you can expect from their new album.
Producer Dan Lin describes "The Lego Movie" as "The Matrix" for kids. Could "The Lego Batman Movie" be a PG version of "Deadpool"?
Director Pablo Larraín called on British composer Mica Levi to create a score to reflect Jackie’s grief and disorientation.
In “Icarus," a cyclist who sets out to document his experiments with performance-enhancing drugs helps uncover a massive doping scandal inside Russia.