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
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.
As part of our summer food series, where we introduce you to meals best served on sizzling hot summer days, Meghan McCarty brings us a hot weather specialty from Korea.
The dangers of distracted driving have been well documented and laws have been enacted to discourage it, but why is it still an increasing problem?
Seattle pot smokers were greeted with an unusual gift at the city's Hempfest this weekend: The Seattle Police Department handed out bags of Doritos to hungry revelers.
Magazine writers Joshuah Bearman and Josh Davis recently started a new project called Epic to help other magazine writers get their pieces translated to the big screen.
An underground website, The Silk Road, reportedly traffics between $30-45 million in drugs from pot to LSD each year. Given the nature of the business, the guy in charge is pretty hard to pin down.
The LA-based auction house Julien's has announced that it's selling one of Banky's works - a piece called Flower Girl - which once graced the wall of a gas station on the corner of Beverly Boulevard and La Brea.
As AMC's hit series returns this Sunday, KPCC's Take Two pulls back the curtain on the real-life chemistry professor who provides the science behind Walter White's blue meth