Brianna Lee

Associate Editor, Audience Engagement

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Brianna Lee handles audience engagement for KPCC's digital platforms, meaning she's constantly trying to strengthen the relationship between our newsroom and audience through the web and social media.

Before joining KPCC, she wrote about immigration and international affairs for the International Business Times, Council on Foreign Relations and WNET, the PBS affiliate in New York City. She's reported from Ecuador, Hong Kong and Nepal.

Brianna is originally from San Francisco, and moved to L.A. in the summer of 2016 — just two days before starting at KPCC. She has constant anxiety about finding parking.

Stories by Brianna Lee

Gavin Newsom vs. John Cox: How to pick your next California governor

One's the current lieutenant governor and former mayor of San Francisco. One's a venture capitalist from Rancho Santa Fe. Here's where they stand on housing, homelessness, immigration and health care.

Your guide to the 2018 California governor's race

Selecting the person for California’s top job is now in your hands. Here’s a rundown of the top contenders and what each stands for.

How to avoid having that awkward conversation at Thanksgiving

If no amount of polite or impolite conversation will ever get your family members to see eye to eye on hot-button topics, we have a handy guide for you.

Give us your best Tax Day haikus

April is National Poetry Month, which gives us an excellent excuse to wax lyrical about the torrid emotions that fill our relationships with the IRS.

How would you redesign the Chargers' logo?

See if your drawings are better than what the KPCC staff came up with.

Santa Ana declares itself 'sanctuary city,' but what does that mean?

A complicating factor in the potential showdown between Trump's administration and so-called sanctuary cities: There's no legal definition of what a sanctuary city is.

Happy 100th birthday, National Park Service!

Admission is free for all national parks through Sunday. Where should we go?

Blue Cut Fire: Thousands evacuated; governor declares state of emergency

The fire was reported Tuesday in a sparsely populated area but quickly expanded and shut down portions of the 15 Freeway and Highway 138.

How to watch the Rio 2016 Olympics online, on TV — and without cable

We've got all the details on how to watch the Olympics — including where to watch them live in L.A.

Fire out, gas shut after backhoe strikes gas main in Woodland HIlls

A fire that broke out after a backhoe struck a gas main Wednesday in Woodland Hills has been extinguished, according to LADWP officials. Evacuations have been lifted.

Want to own a piece of the 6th Street Bridge?

Take home some history! Officials will be giving away pieces of the iconic bridge for free on Aug. 13.

Santa Monica to put public art under pedestrians' feet

The city wants to celebrate the experience of walking downtown. It's asking the public for suggestions to transform two intersections into art.

Quiz: How well do you know your renters' rights?

The city of L.A. wants to make sure people in rent-stabilized units know their rights. Take our quiz and see how you fare.

New LA initiative aims to ease small business owners' woes

Opening a small business in L.A. often involves hefty fees and regulatory headaches. A new plan is trying to fix that.

Fires near Azusa, Duarte prompt evacuations, outages

Firefighters are battling two brush fires. Some residents have been forced to evacuate, while others were told to prepare for possible evacuation as the fires continued to burn.