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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
An employee of a Malibu restaurant died after an attack in the parking lot minutes before closing on Sunday night, say authorities.
Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was named Friday as the suspect in a nighttime shooting rampage that left 16 Afghan civilians dead, including nine children.
Lt. Edison Cook has filed a lawsuit against the county claiming members of the LA Sheriff's Department air support division intentionally missed calls for support.
The 33-year-old other face of KONY 2012 was allegedly found masturbating in public, vandalizing automobiles and was believed to be under the influence of something.
George Clooney was arrested Friday in Washington D.C. outside the Sudanese Embassy during a rally. People really want to see his mugshot.
Heavy rains expected in Los Angeles this weekend have the potential to push an already sliding section of San Pedro closer to the sea.
A fatal accident on the 210 Freeway in Rancho Cucamonga this morning sent a light pole crashing across the freeway, killed one man, and sent a girl to the hospital.
Swastikas marked on homes in a Jewish part of Sherman Oaks are being called hate crimes.
Details continue to startle with new information about how Ocampo allegedly stalked victims, and plans he had to kill his friend and frame him for murder.
A woman found was found dead inside a Culver City home with a chainsaw wound to her neck. She is thought to have used the tool to commit suicide, say authorities.
It does not take a nuclear physicist to understand the troubling situation at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Edison says tubes failed a pressure test.
Scarier than fiction, the grand jury transcript of accused killer 'Izzy' Ocampo, reveals hideous details about the the murders of four homeless men and two others.
A job counselor at a vocational school in Hollywood was attacked in his office on Wednesday in a scene that witnesses described as "gruesome."
HBO has canceled its Dustin Hoffman / Nick Nolte dramatic series "Luck" after the deaths of three horses during production at Santa Anita Racetrack in Arcadia.
Glendale police, like their Los Angeles counterparts, will no longer issue citations for violations caught on the city's red-light cameras.