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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
John Horn catches up with the stars of the Netflix series just before starting production on season 2.
The actor says performing dozens of takes on every scene was exhausting, but ultimately fulfilling.
Harvey Weinstein was known to call his studio, “The House That Quentin Built.” Now that the producer is out of business, Tarantino and his next film look for a new home.
The documentary looks at how Hollywood has depicted the Armenian Genocide, and how it also has been pressured — and agreed — to ignore that story.
Downtown Los Angeles is the setting for an ambitious opera adaptation of Orson Welles' 1938 radio drama, created by Yuval Sharon.
Gabrielle Carteris talks about the role that Hollywood’s guilds and unions have in curbing misconduct and in offering resources for their members.
"I think something being tremendously stupid is the heart of it," says Wendy Molyneux. "I think the less sense it truly makes, the more you think about it, the better that is."
The Black Keys singer and guitarist talks about his solo album, "Working On a Song," and working with Nashville musicians.
The young actor talks about working with director Yorgos Lanthimos, taking acting tips from Colin Farrell, and eating a bowl of spaghetti in a scene with Nicole Kidman.
Sean Baker's film centers mainly on a six-year-old girl, her mother, and the other families who call a budget motel their home.
Ai Wei Wei's feature doc takes an on-the-ground look at the migrant crisis in 23 countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.
The Mexican-American jazz drummer talks about drum improvisations and creating an album that directly responds to Donald Trump's rhetoric about Mexicans in the U.S.
Everything you ever wanted to know about air quality and fires but were afraid to ask.
Rock musician Tom Petty has died, according to a statement issued by his longtime manager on behalf of the family. Petty was 66.
The production designer talks about working on the upcoming Marvel film as well as previous projects "Moonlight and "Lemonade."