Michelle Lanz

Associate Producer, The Frame

Contact Michelle Lanz

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

Can good grammar get you further in the work world?

One informal study of 100 LinkedIn profiles found that people with fewer grammatical errors had a higher level of professional achievement.

VIDEO: Samsung debuts new Galaxy S4

Samsung unveils its new smartphone, the Galaxy S4, in New York. Could this new iteration of the Galaxy series give the iPhone a run for its money (and its users)?

Why are there so few women on LA's City Council?

In the wake of Tuesday’s election, L.A. could soon be without any women on its 15-member city council. It's possible that in a few months, only one will be a woman.

Patt Morrison is photographer Gary Leonard's angel

Patt Morrison poses for a photo in front of the angel wings artist Collette Miller painted in front of the Regent Theater in Downtown Los Angeles.

KPCC Academy Awards Viewing Party in the Crawford Family Forum

Tonight is Hollywood's biggest night of the year! If you couldn't make it to our viewing party in the Crawford Family Forum, join us virtually as we chat along with the show.

Oscars 2013: KPCC interviews the Academy Award nominees

In case you missed any of our Oscar coverage, we've compiled this handy guide to all of our shows' coverage of the 2013 Academy Awards. Enjoy!

Joey Ramone's record collection, other items up for auction (Photos)

Joey Ramone fans can finally own a piece of his life and legacy as nearly 100 records along with a variety of other personal items is going up for auction online.

Update: Officials find 'human remains' in burnt-out Big Bear cabin (photos, map)

The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department say they have identified "charred human remains" amid the debris of the burned down cabin that was the scene of a fierce firefight earlier in the day.

In-N-Out heiress Lynsi Torres is America's youngest female billionaire

In-N-Out president and owner Lynsi Torres is a media shy, thrice-married mother of twins who races hot rods in her spare time. She's also just 30 years old.

'King Of Kong' musical comes to the UCB Theater

Tonight at the UCB Theater in Hollywood, a group of TV writers will perform an 8-bit musical version of a "King of Kong," based on the 2007 documentary film.

Surfer Garrett McNamara conquers massive wave in Portugal (Photos)

Professional surfer Garrett McNamara barreled down a behemoth wave off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal earlier this week, and some witnesses in his camp claim it was 100-feet high.

'Coffee rust' fungus brews up trouble in Central America

Coffee growers in Central America are facing a crisis due to coffee rust, a fungus that prevents the plant's leaves from going through photosynthesis.

Trader Joe's raises price of Two-Buck Chuck wine (Poll)

What are we going to call the Charles Shaw brand wine now that Trader Joes has increased its price from a reasonable $1.99 to a whopping $2.49?

Coachella 2013 lineup: Blur, Jurassic 5, Red Hot Chili Peppers (Poll)

The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Manchester rock band The Stone Roses and the newly reunited Blur are among the headliners of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.

PHOTOS: NPS restores Native American graffiti on Alcatraz

In 1969, a group of Native Americans occupied Alcatraz for two years. It's a history written in graffiti that the National Park Service has been working to preserve.