Michelle Lanz

Associate Producer, The Frame

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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

VID: The most famous mango milkshake in LA could be all yours

This mango-milkshake combo will not ruin your diet, but it may cause you to squee with delight.

A merry stroll through the 'new' Sherwood Forest of Northridge

The LA City Council voted unanimously last Friday to officially name a neighborhood in Northridge "Sherwood Forest." It's a great place to fry an egg on the sidewalk.

Could we have prevented the Sikh temple shooting?

The shooter who killed six people at a Wisconsin Sikh temple yesterday was a known white supremacist with financial troubles and a questionable military record.

Let's talk about Mars: Friday, Aug. 3 @ 12 p.m. PDT

Join KPCC's Sanden Totten and G. Scott Hubbard, a veteran of the NASA Mars program, for a lively chat about all things Mars!

Former teen heartthrob Ian Whitcomb's 'Ukulele Heroes'

Former rock star, author, musicologist, and radio host Ian Whitcomb talks about his life and his new book.

Fans of 'Dark Knight' react to Colorado shooting news

News of the tragic shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. during a midnight screening of "Dark Knight Rises," is rippling across the country. Reporter Josie Huang went out to the ArcLight Cinema in Pasadena today to survey the scene and find out how local moviegoers are reacting.

The roots of humor — David Misch and 'Funny, the Book'

David Misch on his book on the art and history of humor, "Funny, the Book," which he bills as "The single most popular book on comedy ever written by David Misch this year!"

Sock puppet theater connects new audiences with old TV

"Stalag 17" was a black comedy set in a German POW camp. "Hogan's Heroes" turned the Germans into bumblers. A new production goes to the next level of absurdity.

Chat: What do you want to know about the Affordable Care Act?

Do the details of the Affordable Care Act still have you scratching your head? Have questions about how it will affect you?

Indictments coming in LA assessor's corruption scandal

District Attorney Steve Cooley is readying grand jury indictments for the criminal probe into Assessor John Noguez's office, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Walmart faces fight as it plans first store in downtown L.A.

Like it or not, Walmart is coming to Downtown Los Angeles.

Charlie Beck says let 'em drive

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Wednesday he supports the idea of California issuing driver's licenses to illegal immigrants.