Michelle Lanz Assoc. Digital Producer, Talk Shows
Michelle Lanz is KPCC's Associate Digital Producer for Talk Shows, where she produces content for AirTalk, Patt Morrison, Take Two and Off-Ramp.
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
Artist Jay Shells has been traversing New York City, posting red and white street signs with location-specific rap quotes, in an effort to make people aware of hip-hop's influence on the cities in which we live.
Here to helps us make these holidays as stress free as possible is Slate's Emily Yoffe, best known for her Dear Prudence advice column.
How do you take a photo of an animal you'll never see? That was wildlife photographer Steve Winter's conundrum when he set out to capture the cougars that roam the hills of Griffith Park.
Fifty years ago today, a unique movie theater opened at 6360 Sunset Boulevard, ushering in a new era of film entertainment.
Director Randy Moore joins the show to talk about how he managed to film a feature-length horror film right under Disney's nose.
New Yorker writer Susan Orlean talks about why the horse_ebooks Twitter account was so popular and how she revealed who was actually behind the whole thing.
Behavioral economist Colin Camerer joins Take Two to talk about receiving the MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant and the work that got him noticed.
Bidding has ended on the "Breaking Bad" memorabilia auction to some rather surprising results.
In photographer Jason Knight's series Dead Man's Curve, he risked life and limb to take shots of a car crash graveyard just below a dangerous section of Mulholland Drive.
In response to a lawsuit by his former communications deputy, the city said in court documents that ousted San Diego mayor Bob Filner's acted "without malice."
Brad Dowdy has reviewed more than 700 pens on his website The Pen Addict.com. He joins the show to tell us what makes one pen better than another.
Re-homing of adopted children often happens with little in the way of background checks, and adoption officials say some children wind up in abusive homes.
Police in Ciudad Juarez are investigating claims that a woman with blond hair is killing bus drivers in revenge for violence against women.
Michael Hallatt runs Pirate Joe's, a store offering Trader Joe's products he's smuggled across the US-Canada border. Now Trader Joe's is suing Hallatt.
If you were lucky enough to be at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday, night you probably thought Kristin Chenoweth would be the highlight of the evening.