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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
Angelina Jolie discovered author Loung Ung's memoir 17 years ago while filming in Cambodia. Now, she's bringing Ung's experience of the Khmer Rouge regime to the screen.
"It is too reductive that we know precisely what is Latin American cultural identity, or Latino cultural identity of Los Angeles."
The work is a billboard-sized photographic cutout of a who seems to be peeking over the border wall between U.S. and Mexico.
She has an Emmy nomination for Ava DuVernay's documentary, "13th," and that led to her working on the filmmaker's "Queen Sugar."
The illustrator discusses the meaning of the comic where "This is Fine" originated and the meme's impact on popular culture and his own life.
Hint: A major vinyl addiction helped.
Her career has spanned more than 30 years, with roles in everything from "The X-Files" to "True Detective." Now, she's finally getting widespread recognition.
In a recent televised news conference, Maduro said he didn’t understand why Dudamel would want to get involved in political matters.
The "Game of Thrones" star — Jaime Lannister himself — talks about the HBO show and his role in the new film "Shot Caller."
The iconoclastic director returns to features with a strategy that takes independent filmmaking to another level.
The "Twilight" star talks about what it was like working with the Safdie brothers and taking on a Queens accent.
The documentary filmmaker and competitive cyclist takes a bike ride with John Horn to discuss how he met the key architect in the Russian Olympic doping program.
Dancer Tiler Peck hopes to showcase the diversity of ballet in her show BalletNow, at the Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles.
Don’t expect to see it pop up at your neighborhood Cineplex. It’s a film that’s definitely NOT for the easily queasy.
Nine Inch Nails band members and film scoring partners give us a peek inside their successful collaborations.