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Lisa Brenner is an 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 a number of 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 soundtrack assets for promotional samplers, boxed sets and placement packages. 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
Gusty winds and dry air have created a perfect storm for fire weather in the Los Angeles/Oxnard region prompting the National Weather Service to issue an urgent "red flag warning" on Monday.
The science of success gets sexy with symbols in a study published by the New Journal of Physics that claims to have the answer to Hollywood's biggest question.
A video posted Thursday to an education website shows the scene at a Los Angeles elementary school where parents began fighting at a recent preschool graduation.
The news of a Lindsay Lohan related 911 call prompted what is perhaps society's least sensitive display of concern, a Twitter death watch and its many variations.
Knights, maidens, outlaws and commoners post mixed reactions in the Twitter forest as news of the Burger King "Bacon Sundae" spreads like flame-broiled wildfire.
NASA's new black hole-hunting, X-ray telescope was launched into orbit Wednesday from a remote island in the Pacific. This is real life.
More than 1,100 cockfighting knives were seized following an investigation by the Tulare County sheriff's dept. and Humane Society of the United States.
The 3,400-seat, four-level home of the Oscars reopened Monday at Hollywood and Highland with a new audio-video system and new signage.
The most expensive parking spot for the Kings game is not what you think. The dramatic price spike is actually designed as a deterrent.
Scalpers with fake tickets will ice your dream of seeing Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals, say police, who are warning Kings fans to be careful about bogus tickets.
A $5K reward has Twitter littered with opportunists, sympathizers, and cynics on a Hollywood hunt to find Frances Bean Cobain's missing cat, "Zero."
The coroner will be analyzing samples to determine if the discovery is in fact lungs, and if they once belonged to a human or an animal.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena will be welcoming space watchers to its annual "open house" this weekend as mission engineers work to fix Mars Odyssey.
California artists, your train has arrived. Metro announced this week that it is seeking submissions for public art pieces along the Expo Line.
Car Talk is getting scrapped, it was announced today with Tom and Ray Magliozzi -- Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers -- changing lanes into retirement.