Lisa Beebe

Content Strategist, Copywriter, Writer

Full-time freelancer based in Los Angeles

I write everything from lifestyle, tech, and relationship articles to personality quizzes. I've worked with Nickelodeon, TeenNick, Freeform, Playboy, Los Angeles magazine, LA Weekly, Mel magazine, Rodale's Organic Life, and CBS LA, among others.

I'm flexible about whether or not my byline is used, and have experience with branded/sponsored content.
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Article, Blog Post, Ad/Promotional Copy, Website Copy, Social Copy, Interview
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New York University, Bachelor of Arts in English
Los Angeles|English
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How Listening to Farmers Fuels The Growth Of A California Sandwich Chain
forbes.comArticle
How Listening to Farmers Fuels The Growth Of A California Sandwich Chain

As they launch a new Mendocino Farms location in Pasadena, California, Mario Del Pero and Ellen Chen—the sandwich and salad chain’s founders—share how building deep relationships with their farmers has helped them succeed as a conscious capitalist company.

October, 15 2018
At the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Three Artists Use Their Work to Call for Change
laweekly.comArticle
At the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Three Artists Use Their Work to Call for Change

Merion Estes, Sherin Guirguis and Uzumaki Cepeda have concurrent solo shows at the Craft & Folk Art Museum. Here, they talk about the messages in their work.

October, 11 2018
Message in a Bottle
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Message in a Bottle

To draw people’s attention to the problem of plastic pollution, artists Jana Cruder and Matthew LaPenta designed a plastic bottle nearly 30 feet tall — a piece of litter so big, it’s literally impossible to ignore.

October, 3 2018
Blockchain Technology Basics: An Introduction to Cryptocurrency
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Blockchain Technology Basics: An Introduction to Cryptocurrency
August, 17 2018
Feel Like Throwing an Axe Right About Now? We Have Some Good News
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Feel Like Throwing an Axe Right About Now? We Have Some Good News
September, 27 2018
Two Bit Circus, a New "Micro-Amusement Park" in DTLA, Isn't Just for Kids
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Two Bit Circus, a New "Micro-Amusement Park" in DTLA, Isn't Just for Kids
August, 22 2018
By Starting Small and Staying Focused, Dormify Found Room to Grow
likeabossgirls.com
By Starting Small and Staying Focused, Dormify Found Room to Grow
September, 6 2018
Feline & Fabulous: Meet L.A.'s Celebrity Cats
laweekly.comArticle
Feline & Fabulous: Meet L.A.'s Celebrity Cats

What are the lives of celebrity cats like? To find out, I went to CatCon and interviewed the people behind four famous Instagram cats: Shrampton, Sir Thomas Trueheart, Waverly McTinybeans and Morris, the 9 Lives cat.

August, 14 2018
The Leimert Park Village Book Fair Is Celebrating South L.A.'s Connection to the South
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The Leimert Park Village Book Fair Is Celebrating South L.A.'s Connection to the South
August, 21 2018
Kelly “Risk” Graval Talks Sculpture, Sharks, and Curating the Mayfair Hotel
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Kelly “Risk” Graval Talks Sculpture, Sharks, and Curating the Mayfair Hotel
August, 16 2018
Metro Is Bringing a Retro Arcade to Union Station
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Metro Is Bringing a Retro Arcade to Union Station
September, 20 2018
If You Love Pasadena, This Book Will Make You Love It Even More
lamag.comArticle
If You Love Pasadena, This Book Will Make You Love It Even More

I talked to Colleen Dunn Bates of Prospect Park Books about the third edition of Hometown Pasadena, a gorgeous photo book about Pasadena and its people.

August, 14 2018
Gabba Gallery’s Jason Ostro Talks Art, Music, and Giving Back to the L.A. Community
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Gabba Gallery’s Jason Ostro Talks Art, Music, and Giving Back to the L.A. Community

I talked to Gabba Gallery's director/curator Jason Ostro about music, art, and the upcoming group show, "Remix: The Art of Music."

August, 4 2018
Cultural Wonder Barnsdall Art Park Offers Unique and Acclaimed Youth Arts Programs, and So Much More
laweekly.comArticle
Cultural Wonder Barnsdall Art Park Offers Unique and Acclaimed Youth Arts Programs, and So Much More

While Barnsdall Art Park isn’t exactly what Aline Barnsdall envisioned in 1919, it has become a valuable cultural resource, even beyond Los Angeles.

August, 9 2018
The Dog Days of Summer Are Here—and So Are the Dog Events
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The Dog Days of Summer Are Here—and So Are the Dog Events

When the Year of the Dog meets the dog days of summer, dog-themed events start popping up all over.

August, 8 2018
Venice's Beyond Baroque Celebrates 50 Years of Nurturing Literary and Artistic Talent
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Venice's Beyond Baroque Celebrates 50 Years of Nurturing Literary and Artistic Talent

Beyond Baroque in L.A.'s Venice neighborhood is a cultural landmark.

August, 8 2018
Miya Cech Shines Brightly in 'The Darkest Minds'
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Miya Cech Shines Brightly in 'The Darkest Minds'

I interviewed 11-year-old actress Miya Cech about her first feature film role, Zu in 'The Darkest Minds.'

July, 31 2018
Pieces of Southern California’s Wildfire-Ravaged Landscape Have Become Haunting Sculptures
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Pieces of Southern California’s Wildfire-Ravaged Landscape Have Become Haunting Sculptures

Artist Darren Sarkin talks about his first solo show at Radiant Space in Los Angeles, a benefit for wildland firefighters.

July, 30 2018
At This Compliment Battle, Comedians Kill Each Other with Kindness
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At This Compliment Battle, Comedians Kill Each Other with Kindness
July, 25 2018
Nerd Out on This Comprehensive Guide to L.A. Comic Book Stores
laweekly.comArticle
Nerd Out on This Comprehensive Guide to L.A. Comic Book Stores

A guide to comic book stores in and around Los Angeles.

July, 11 2018
Delicious Little Tokyo Is an Inside Look at the Neighborhood’s Fascinating Culinary Heritage
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Delicious Little Tokyo Is an Inside Look at the Neighborhood’s Fascinating Culinary Heritage
July, 17 2018
Meet AprilFoolChild, Who Is Making the Right Kind of Noise With Her Soulful Music
playboy.comArticle
Meet AprilFoolChild, Who Is Making the Right Kind of Noise With Her Soulful Music

An interview with singer/songwriter (and "flutebae") Brielle, a.k.a. AprilFoolChild.

July, 6 2018
Local Bartenders Are Dishing on All the Crazy Stuff They See Working Behind L.A.’s Bars
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Local Bartenders Are Dishing on All the Crazy Stuff They See Working Behind L.A.’s Bars
June, 22 2018
An Outdoor Pop-Up in Griffith Park Is Helping Bees One Selfie at a Time
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An Outdoor Pop-Up in Griffith Park Is Helping Bees One Selfie at a Time
June, 19 2018
How Free Shakespeare in the Park Became One of L.A.’s Best Summertime Traditions
lamag.comArticle
How Free Shakespeare in the Park Became One of L.A.’s Best Summertime Traditions

This summer, Independent Shakespeare Co. celebrates its 15th year of free performances in Los Angeles parks.

June, 30 2018
What Makes a Jihadist? A Nazi? The Science of Extremism
playboy.comArticle
What Makes a Jihadist? A Nazi? The Science of Extremism

Michael Kimmel, author of the book 'Healing from Hate,' explains what attracts young men to violent extremist beliefs.

June, 22 2018
Roll Into the Rollicking Theater Experience Known as the Hollywood Fringe Festival
laweekly.comArticle
Roll Into the Rollicking Theater Experience Known as the Hollywood Fringe Festival

A preview of the weird and wonderful plays included in the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival.

June, 8 2018
Even the Entertainment is Vegan at This New Food Festival Downtown
lamag.comArticle
Even the Entertainment is Vegan at This New Food Festival Downtown

The first-ever Vegan Playground festival is bringing more than 60 vegan vendors from various industries to Pershing Square in DTLA.

June, 14 2018
Sally Helgesen Wants to Teach You How to Get Ahead in Your Career
likeabossgirls.comArticle
Sally Helgesen Wants to Teach You How to Get Ahead in Your Career

Leadership expert Sally Helgesen discusses her new book 'How Women Rise.'

May, 2 2018
60 Artists Have Taken Over the Rendon Hotel. You Have One Chance to Check It Out.
laweekly.comArticle
60 Artists Have Taken Over the Rendon Hotel. You Have One Chance to Check It Out.

More than 60 artists have transformed all three floors with site-specific art installations that include murals, sculptures and live performances.

June, 1 2018
Don't Let Your Home Get Stuck in Neutrals
playboy.comArticle
Don't Let Your Home Get Stuck in Neutrals

Surrounding yourself with shades of gray, beige and brown may feel like the right choice, but it's also a boring one.

May, 23 2018
Budgeting for Generosity: How to Navigate the World of Charitable Giving
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Budgeting for Generosity: How to Navigate the World of Charitable Giving

If you donate to every good cause that crosses your path, you could be broke in no time. Charitable giving is incredibly important — but so is your financial stability.

June, 5 2018
Spotify Playing Moral Police is a Haphazard Game
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Spotify Playing Moral Police is a Haphazard Game

How will the music-streaming platform determine what qualifies as "hateful content" and "hateful conduct"?

May, 11 2018
According to experts, driverless cars are the future of transportation in L.A., whether you like it or not
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According to experts, driverless cars are the future of transportation in L.A., whether you like it or not

According to experts, driverless cars are the future of transportation in L.A., whether you like it or not.

May, 9 2018
15 Places to Get Your Outdoor Yoga Fix in L.A.
lamag.comArticle
15 Places to Get Your Outdoor Yoga Fix in L.A.

A guide to the best al fresco yoga classes in Los Angeles.

May, 22 2018
Scenes From Playboy's L.A. Brunch Party to Honor 2018 Playmate of the Year Nina Daniele
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Scenes From Playboy's L.A. Brunch Party to Honor 2018 Playmate of the Year Nina Daniele

I attended a brunch in honor of Playboy's 2018 Playmate of the Year and wrote about the experience.

May, 7 2018
Sally Helgesen Wants to Teach You How to Get Ahead in Your Career
likeabossgirls.comArticle
Sally Helgesen Wants to Teach You How to Get Ahead in Your Career

I talked to Sally Helgesen, author of 'How Women Rise', about how women can let go of habits that are holding them back at work.

May, 2 2018
Trader Joe’s Now Has a Podcast—and It Even Addresses the Parking Lot Issue
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Trader Joe’s Now Has a Podcast—and It Even Addresses the Parking Lot Issue

I checked out the new podcast, Inside Trader Joe's, for Los Angeles magazine.

May, 2 2018
What Will the L.A. River Look Like in the Future?
lamag.com
What Will the L.A. River Look Like in the Future?
April, 25 2018
Welcome to Palm Springs' Hidden Paradise
playboy.comArticle
Welcome to Palm Springs' Hidden Paradise

Gabbi Rose, the owner of a secret Palm Springs oasis, shares what it's like running a hotel that doesn't have a website (or even a sign out front).

April, 11 2018
Busting a Move(ment): How Dancing in the Streets Became Civil Disobedience
playboy.comArticle
Busting a Move(ment): How Dancing in the Streets Became Civil Disobedience

Street dance activist Shamell Bell encourages people to use their talents and their voices to inspire social change. For her, that means teaching street dance as a form of protest.

March, 23 2018
Nerdist School Is Rebranding as a Feminist, Inclusive Comedy Theater
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Nerdist School Is Rebranding as a Feminist, Inclusive Comedy Theater

The Ruby, LA's newest comedy school and theater, is creating a more diverse comedy scene from the ground up.

April, 6 2018
Can a Series of 100 Dinners Start a Real Conversation About Race in L.A.?
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Can a Series of 100 Dinners Start a Real Conversation About Race in L.A.?

EmbRACE L.A. brings together 1,000 Angelenos to discuss “things that often tend to pull us apart.”

April, 5 2018
Yes, There Is a Perfect Song for Your Favorite Drink
playboy.comArticle
Yes, There Is a Perfect Song for Your Favorite Drink

The authors of a new book talk about pairing booze and vinyl.

March, 29 2018
Be Your Own Career Coach – No $500 Session Required
likeabossgirls.comArticle
Be Your Own Career Coach – No $500 Session Required

Do you really need a career coach? Or can you hold yourself accountable?

August, 13 2017
8 Ways to Get Focused When You’ve Got a Bad Case of the Distractables
likeabossgirls.comArticle
8 Ways to Get Focused When You’ve Got a Bad Case of the Distractables
November, 14 2017
These Creative Movement Workshops for Non-Dancers Will Make You Forget You Can’t Dance
lamag.comArticle
These Creative Movement Workshops for Non-Dancers Will Make You Forget You Can’t Dance

Sarah Rodenhouse works with professional dancers-- and she also works with people like me.

March, 27 2018
How to Run an Effective Meeting (So You Don’t Waste Your Time or Anyone Else’s)
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How to Run an Effective Meeting (So You Don’t Waste Your Time or Anyone Else’s)

Before you send out your next meeting invitation, check these tips on how to run the meeting as effectively as possible.

August, 31 2017
BREAKING: This is the Best Time of Year to Go Tidepooling in L.A.
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BREAKING: This is the Best Time of Year to Go Tidepooling in L.A.

7 tide pools worth a visit, from Malibu to Laguna Beach

January, 9 2017
ReThink: How Trisha Prabhu Created an App to Stop Cyberbullying (and Got $100k on Shark Tank!)
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ReThink: How Trisha Prabhu Created an App to Stop Cyberbullying (and Got $100k on Shark Tank!)

16-year-old Trisha Prabhu of Naperville, Illinois, wanted to help young people make smarter decisions online, so she created an app to prevent cyberbullying.

September, 22 2016
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