Kristen Lepore

Kristen Lepore

KCRW Staff

Kristen Lepore is the managing producer of our Independent Producer Project. She coaches emerging talent for on air / on demand programming while developing new podcasts. She also heads up our annual 24-Hour Radio Race.

Most recently, Kristen launched the KCRW podcast Bodies. In this role, she oversaw production and created a long-term marketing strategy.

Previously, Kristen wore many hats as a consultant where she helped brands grow their audience. Clients included L.A. Weekly and terrestrial podcast from the NPR affiliate KUOW. Prior to that, she worked at KPCC in various roles covering everything from housing to the 2016 presidential election.

Kristen has a journalism degree from the University of Missouri and writes for publications like Quartz and Marie Claire in her free time. She's always down to talk about your story ideas.

Kristen Lepore on KCRW

The annual on-air presentation of KCRW’s Radio Race shares the five winning audio pieces.

KCRW’s 7th Annual Radio Race hits the airwaves

The annual on-air presentation of KCRW’s Radio Race shares the five winning audio pieces.

from News Special Programming

It was a record breaking year for      KCRW’s 7th Annual Radio Race   . We listened to 165 total submissions — the most yet — and narrowed those down to      11 finalists.

KCRW’s 2019 Radio Race Winners!

It was a record breaking year for   KCRW’s 7th Annual Radio Race . We listened to 165 total submissions — the most yet — and narrowed those down to   11 finalists.

from Arts & Culture Stories

Where the sun don't shine.

Introducing the 2019 Radio Race finalists

Where the sun don't shine.

from Arts & Culture Stories

More from KCRW

The night is a perfect canvas for the ancient magic of Peruvian shamanism.  In the darkness, your mind opens, allowing spirits to find a place to land.

from Nocturne

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I do my annual new year’s purge of all of the ideas and articles and clippings I’ve saved, thinking they’d be great shows, but I haven’t…

from Martini Shot

A childhood loss leads Colby Richardson to meet a man who teaches him to see his dead mother’s aura.

from Here Be Monsters

When filmmaker Lulu Wang set out to write and direct a personal movie based on a real-life family saga, she had a clear vision for an American film, largely set in China, mostly in…

from The Business

With the jury set, the Harvey Weinstein trial is underway in New York, and the first few days have provided some dramatic and emotional testimony, especially from actress and alleged…

from Hollywood Breakdown

Two generations of African-American talent — Michael B.

from The Treatment

If you watched the Golden Globes this year, you may have noticed a lot of speeches got bleeped.

from Screengrab

Guy Ritchie is back, mostly for the better, in crime-caper mode with "The Gentlemen," a tale of criminal toughs and toffs in London trying to take down Matthew McConaughey's Mickey…

from Film Reviews

‘The L Word: Generation Q’ is not a reboot of the groundbreaking Showtime series on lesbian life in Los Angeles.

from The Treatment