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

Richard Linklater on the making of his indie epic, 'Boyhood'

Director Richard Linklater's latest film, "Boyhood," takes the classic coming of age story to a whole new level.

Free 'Good and Cheap' cookbook for the $4 a day SNAP budget

Leanne Brown's new free cookbook called "Good and Cheap," hopes to prove that eating on a budget doesn't need to mean living without taste or sacrificing nutrition.

App Chat: how to play laser tag with your iPhone on July 4

Whether that means hiking a mountain or hiking to Space Mountain, there are apps out there to help you make the most out of Independence Day.

July 4th Flag etiquette: 6 ways to properly display the US flag

To demonstrate your national pride this Fourth of July, you may want to fly the U.S. Flag. But take note, as there are plenty of rules and regulations to follow.

Robert Townsend on 'Hollywood Shuffle' and roles for black actors today

Robert Townsend wrote, directed and starred in the movie, and its being celebrated as part of L.A. Magazine’s look at the '80s.

British DJ Quantic mashes his influences in new album, 'Magnetica'

After six years of living and working in Colombia, British DJ and producer Will Holland, also known as Quantic, is back with a brand new album called "Magnetica."

FAQ: How to avoid sharing fraudulent news stories on social media

In a recent article for Vice.com, freelance writer Luke O'Neil lays out some simple tips for news consumers.

Museum of Latin American Art to include Chicano art

MOLAA made an important announcement last week that it will "clarify" how it defines what Latin American art is and who creates it - to include artists of Latin American descent based in the U.S. and other countries.

CDC survey finds teens smoking fewer cigarettes

A new survey by the Center for Disease Control shows today's teens are making healthier choices than they did back in 1991, at least when it comes to certain behaviors.

Picture This: Rarely seen portraits of country music stars

Country music legends Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Emmylou Harris are just a few of the artists whose images are part of a new exhibition at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, called Country: Portraits of an American Sound.

Echo Park's El Batey Market closes after 48 years

After 48 years in business, the El Batey No. 2 market on the corner of Echo Park and Delta Aves. has closed its doors for good.

'The Snowy Day': The art of Ezra Jack Keats at the Skirball Center

The Skirball Center is celebrating the children's book "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keat with a complete interactive exhibit.

Mayor Garcetti unveils open data website for City of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the launch of data.lacity.org, an open resource offering access to data collected by the City of L.A. at a conference hosted at City Hall called #techLA.

VIDEO: NASA's new IRIS satellite captures solar flare 7 times the size of Earth

Thanks to NASA's new Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS, we can now see the violent explosions that occur on the sun.

Herb Jeffries, star of Hollywood's black cowboy films, dies at 100

Herb Jeffries, an actor and singer most famous for his work with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and his role as a singing cowboy in "The Bronze Buckaroo," has died. He was 100.