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 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
The director talks about the origins and process of creating the epic story-within-a-story that is at the center of “The Grand Budapest Hotel."
We caught up with Nicotero while he was on set in Atlanta filming season five to ask him what it takes to be cast a walker on the show.
Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski talks about his unique method of filmmaking, the struggle to get "Ida" made, and how he discovered his lead actress.
McCreary talks about the current landscape of music on television, cutting his teeth on "Battlestar Galactica" and the enjoyable restrictions of working on a period piece.
Alfonso Gómez-Rejón found comfort in the story that reflected his own process of dealing with an emotional loss.
One of Canada's most talented young filmmakers goes in-depth on the gripping movie that might prove to be his breakout film.
Director Gabe Polsky talks about the connection between sports and politics and just what it was that made the Soviet hockey team the best on the planet.
The composer received his first Oscar nomination in 1989 for “Rain Man.” Now he has his 9th nod, for Christopher Nolan's space epic, “Interstellar.”
We caught up with the 90-year-old conductor to talk about working with such student musicians and the state of classical music.
The Oscar-nominated screenwriter on how he got into the war hero's inner circle, how Clint Eastwood got involved, and how he doesn't believe Kyle's memoir told the whole story.
Poet and songwriter IN-Q talks about his career, what inspires his art and how his love of poetry and hip-hop are equal.
The veteran stage and screen actor reflects on the intimate production of his new indie film, "Match," and why he had to leave Hollywood to shed himself of Jean-Luc Picard.
Jenni Konner stopped by the Frame studio to talk about the new season, falling "in love" with Dunham, and what script doctoring taught her about writing.
The musician has introduced a hi-res audio player that will compete with Sony for consumers who are true audiophiles.
Daniels talks about his hip-hop knowledge, his love of the "Housewives" shows, and some of the painful, real-life stories that ended up in his new TV drama.