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Lisa Brenner is the associate editor for LAist at KPCC.
Lisa joined KPCC in December 2011. Prior to that she led content direction as co-editor of LAist, many moons before KPCC bought it.
Lisa has written and produced arts, culture and news content for print and online publications, including MTV, Glamour and LA.com, where she previously served as Music Editor and Managing Editor of the entertainment and lifestyle website.
She worked on the 20th Century Fox studio lot in creative licensing for Fox Music publishing, where she co-created the department's first online store and mined the musical catalogue of film scores, TV themes and soundtracks. Prior to Fox, she coordinated large-scale film, commercial and music video productions.
Lisa earned a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University in Media Studies with an emphasis in film and television. Her dad says she majored in watching TV. He's not wrong.
Stories by Lisa Brenner
From toddler-friendly blocks to teen-tolerant neighborhoods, KPCC has compiled a map of trick-or-treating hotspots. Did we miss one? Let us know your favorite neighborhood!
Laura Palmer said she'd see us in 25 years, and a quarter century after "Twin Peaks" fire-walked away from TV and theaters, Showtime is resurrecting the David Lynch cult classic with a nine new episodes.
The well-preserved Art Deco jewel box of a restaurant closed in 1967, and except for appearances in films and TV, has remained locked up. Until now?
The Emmys are airing on a Monday this year — Aug. 25 at 5 p.m. on NBC — but don't be discouraged by a weekday party. Here's everything you need to make yours a hit.
A developing story had the aroma of a robust scandal. In reality, the taste profile of the problem is closer to an old-fashioned miscommunication and backpedaling.
The Irwindale City Council on Wednesday night unanimously dismissed a lawsuit and public nuisance declaration against manufacturer Huy Fong Foods.
The former California governor is offering you a chance to ride in his M47 Patton tank to raise money for the After-School All-Stars program.
"Cosmos" is expanding. A panel of otherworldly experts and entertainment executives met this week in Griffith Park to talk about the legacy of Carl Sagan and the reboot of his seminal science series.
Replace the ink cartridge and chill the cheese plate, it's time for the 86th Annual Academy Awards! Here are all the party printables you need.
Since Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych fled, thousands have traveled to his luxurious residence to marvel at the mansions, statues, cars, menagerie and more.
Who are the key individuals in the story surrounding the indictment of California state Sen. Ron Calderon?
The timeless story of a movie legend and her mirrors, a hotel and its vintage building, and a 1,600-seat theater resuscitated by the sound of UK space rock.
How to throw a memorable last-minute party on Super Bowl Sunday — the easy, SoCal way.
The new statewide ban carries a mixed bag of possible public health concerns.
National Pastrami Day brings the piled-high crowd to the city's pastrami outpost, Langer's. But there's deli to discover beyond MacArthur Park.