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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
Kevin O'Connell has the most nominations of anybody without a win, but he says he's still thrilled just to be recognized by his peers.
The comic actor makes his debut as a film director in a movie that's as much a psychological thriller as it is a horror movie.
French electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre collaborated with more than 30 artists —and Edward Snowden— for his ambitious "Electronica" album project.
"There's a lot of overlap in terms of people who listen to classical and metal and nothing else. Now, will they go to concerts in both genres? Not necessarily. I love trying to break down those misconceptions," says Pine.
De La Soul's David Jude Jolicoeur and Kelvin "Pos" Mercer talk sampling, making music without a record label, and what you can expect from their new album.
Producer Dan Lin describes "The Lego Movie" as "The Matrix" for kids. Could "The Lego Batman Movie" be a PG version of "Deadpool"?
Director Pablo Larraín called on British composer Mica Levi to create a score to reflect Jackie’s grief and disorientation.
In “Icarus," a cyclist who sets out to document his experiments with performance-enhancing drugs helps uncover a massive doping scandal inside Russia.
Nicholas Britell and director Barry Jenkins combined classical music with hip-hop production techniques to create the music for the acclaimed film.
Theater director, Pam MacKinnon, turned the beloved movie “Amélie” into a stage musical starring one of the leads from “Hamilton.”
Filmmakers Fisher Stevens and Alexis Bloom were invited by Carrie Fisher to chronicle her mother’s indomitable pursuit of performing.
From Beyonce’s "Lemonade" to Bon Iver’s "22, A Million," 2016 has been a year of stunning music output from some very prolific people.
The Frame talks about Carrie Fisher's recent book "The Princess Diarist" and the iconic actress and memoirists' influence on the role of women in the Star Wars franchise.
The '60s act The Turtles have successfully fought a law that only gives copyright protection to songs created after 1972, but one of those decisions has just been overturned.
The singer/songwriter talks about writing a song for the documentary, "Audrie & Daisy," which addresses the tragic effect of teen sexual assault and cyberbullying.