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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
Mike Kelley, a contemporary artist based in Los Angeles but internationally renowned, was found dead in his South Pasadena home Tuesday from an apparent suicide.
LA Memorial Coliseum officials are being investigated in a wage payment scandal that saw than $1 million in cash passed to the union without distribution controls.
A small amount of radiation could have escaped from the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station after a water leak forced operators to shut down the reactor.
Bail for the former teacher accused of horrific acts against children has been increased to $23 million. The former teacher appeared in court on Wednesday.
McDonald's is planning to ban from its burger recipe a controversial filler known as "pink slime."
Paula Abdul confirmed her upcoming empty seat on The X Factor citing "business decisions" for the departure. Paula took to Twitter to tell the tale.
Revolting and disturbing details continue to emerge in the case of a 30-year Los Angeles teacher arrested under suspicion of committing lewd acts on 23 children.
An explosion in downtown Los Angeles on Monday night sent a large cap flying about 150 feet from a flour silo near Little Tokyo.
The proposed sale of UCLA's Hannah Carter Japanese Garden could mean $5.7 million for academic programs.
Pinkberry co-founder Young Lee, accused in a tire iron beating of a homeless man, pleaded not guilty to felony assault in a Los Angeles courtroom on Monday.
Two European travelers claim they were detained overnight after landing at LAX last week because of apparent jokes made on Twitter.
Glendale is looking to chop down super size signage, often associated with fast food chains, from the streets of the Jewel City.
Employing the Mortimer and Randolph Duke usual amount, the South Pasadena Police Department has acquired a tank from the Burbank Police Department for $1.
There is officially no mystery left in the universe. This week, the rap riddle of Ice Cube's 1993 LA-centric anthem "It Was a Good Day," was finally solved.
Research be damned and hoaxes denied, Twitter users picked up the celebrity death rumor and passed it on like a socially transmitted disease.