Michelle Lanz Assoc. Digital Producer, Talk Shows
Michelle Lanz is KPCC's Associate Digital Producer for Talk Shows, where she produces content for AirTalk, Patt Morrison, Take Two and Off-Ramp.
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
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the launch of data.lacity.org, an open resource offering access to data collected by the City of L.A. at a conference hosted at City Hall called #techLA.
Thanks to NASA's new Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS, we can now see the violent explosions that occur on the sun.
Herb Jeffries, an actor and singer most famous for his work with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and his role as a singing cowboy in "The Bronze Buckaroo," has died. He was 100.
A never before seen meteor shower called the Camelopardalids is predicted to light up the sky late tonight across North America. It could rival the August Perseids and December Gemenids that we can see each year.
National Burger Day is coming up and we want to hear from you as to what your favorite burger is. If your nomination wins, we'll feature it on the show.
The Oscar-winning visual effects master and director Gareth Edwards looked back to the King of the Monsters' original designs when coming up with his new form.
Is there any other city in the world as good at branding (i.e. selling itself) as Los Angeles? According to a new survey by The Guardian, the answer is no.
The Headshot Truck is a mobile photography studio, which caters to aspiring actors. Photographer Adam Adam Hendershott and his business partner Will Harper are two of the entrepreneurs behind the project.
Donald Sterling's history of racism has been thrown in the spotlight since a taped conversation attributed to him came to light, ut there are many allegations that show he also has a long history of sexism.
One of the most striking exhibits at the Paris Photo event is a collection of rare crime scene photos unearthed from the LAPD's archives. Some of the photos date as far back as 1925.
Researchers at MIT's Media Lab plotted every single bike accident in L.A. for 2012. Which street do you think had the most bike accidents?
We've got full details about how, when and where to view the total eclipse of the moon on Monday night, as well as a Q&A with KPCC science reporter Sanden Totten.
Bummed that you won't be able to watch the Dodgers on TV (even though you live within miles of the stadium)? Luckily the LA-area is full of sports bars and other establishments that will be airing the games.
The woman behind some of the elaborate costumes on HBO's hit series reveals some of the hidden details you won't believe.
Cheerleaders are synonymous with football games, whether its high school, college or the NFL. But the work of NFL cheerleaders, in particular, doesn't end on the field.