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 Take Two and AirTalk.
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
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.
A car suspected of fleeing police plowed into a group of people gathered outside nightclubs at the South by Southwest festival in Austin.
As HBO's hit show wraps tonight, Patrick Clair — who created the memorable sequence — tells Take Two how the haunting images came together and what's behind them.
"True Detective" marks yet another success for HBO, but it has also helped introduce a wider audience to a particularly dark Americana band from New Mexico.
To help you prepare your ballots and refresh your memory of this year's great films, we've compiled all the interviews we've done with this year's Oscar contenders.
Antarctic researchers have uncovered old film negatives left behind by one of Shackleton's teams 100 years ago.
Saturday, the U.S. national men’s soccer team plays South Korea in an exhibition game. The match is a friendly, but a lot is at stake ahead of the World Cup.