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.
Content Types
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, CA, USA|English

Published Content

The Words of Women: How WriteGirl Mentors Female Voices of the Future

My LA Weekly cover story about WriteGirl, a creative writing and mentoring organization that works with teen girls in Los Angeles.

March 5th, 2020
INTERVIEW: Heidi Duckler Talks About “Underway,” a New Dance Opera That Takes Place Under the 7th Street Bridge

Heidi Duckler Dance has a long history of performing in nontraditional spaces, and the company’s new production, Underway, takes place in the area beneath the 7th Street Bridge in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District.

February 28th, 2020
What It’s Like to Work in Business Analytics and Why Being a Woman Helps

For this article, I turned an audio recording of a conference panel into an article that covered the basic points of the discussion and used quotes from the featured experts.

January 3rd, 2020
10 Thoughts On What Truly Matters

What matters? UCLA Arts asked Ali Behdad, professor of literature and director of the Center for Near Eastern Studies at UCLA; Kristy Edmunds, artist, curator, and executive and artistic director of CAP UCLA; and Michael Eselun, chaplain for the Simms-Mann/UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology; to share their answers.

December 6th, 2019
8 Reasons Why Business is for Every Woman

Want to take your career to the next level? Start by boosting your business skills.

October 23rd, 2019
10 Creative Ideas About Creativity

Astrophysicist Andrea Ghez, user experience designer Evan Sullivan, and choreographer Kyle Abraham, answer the question "What is creativity?"

November 15th, 2019
Improv Comedy Can Make You Better at Your Job, No Joke

Use improvisation to become better a communicator, team member, and leader.

November 1st, 2019
10 Thoughtful Things About Knowledge

What is knowledge? What kinds of things do we know, and how do we learn them? Philosopher and professor Tyler Burge, evolutionary biologist and podcaster Shane Campbell-Staton and theater artist Sylvan Oswald answer these questions.

October 11th, 2019
Study Up on Contemporary Art at L.A.’s College-Affiliated Galleries

Now that school is back in session, a plurality of impressive campus art galleries are in full swing as well, offering everything from current students’ works in progress, to sociopolitical exhibitions, to solo shows by emerging artists, to explorations of prominent artists’ cultural impact.

September 19th, 2019
As It Turns 21, Art Share L.A. Is Keeping Art — and Artists — in the Arts District

Art Share L.A.'s executive director Cheyanne Sauter talks about what the DTLA arts organization has accomplished and shares its vision for the future.

May 22nd, 2019
10 Years. Nearly 3,000 Shows. Countless “Fringeships”: A Decade of Hollywood Fringe

As the Hollywood Fringe Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary, several longtime participants share how the festival has changed their lives.

June 14th, 2019
How L.A. Bars and Restaurants Have Adjusted to the Plastic Straw Ban (and So Can You)
May 28th, 2019
Noun Project Hackathons Add Female Icons to the Digital World

The Noun Project holds design hackathons to create public-domain icons that feature positive representations of women in leadership roles. I went to one and wrote about it.

April 5th, 2019
From Touch to Touchscreens with Performance Artist Tiffany Trenda

Performance artist Tiffany Trenda explores how humans interact with technology, and how tech affects our relationships with each other. (In the process, she's sometimes mistaken for a robot.)

March 22nd, 2019
At 90, Frank Gehry Is Still Building His Legacy

In the film "Frank Gehry: Building Justice," the famed architect and his team work with students from Yale School of Architecture & SCI-Arc on new approaches to prison design.

April 15th, 2019
3D Printing Plastic Waste into Practical Field Solutions

Advanced yet portable 3D printing—especially from recycled source materials—may revolutionize quick installation of replacement parts and simple equipment.
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March 7th, 2019
How to Cope with a Job You Hate (Hint: Watching Aggretsuko on Netflix Helps)

If you hate your job, Retsuko is your spirit animal.

January 24th, 2019
Isabella Rossellini Wants to Make You Laugh—and Also Save Endangered Chickens

An interview with Isabella Rossellini about her stage show Link Link Circus, which focuses on animal cognition and costars a rescue dog.

January 22nd, 2019
Kim Martindale, Producer of the LA Art Show, Has Big Plans for the Show’s Future

A short Q&A about what to expect from the 2019 LA Art Show.

January 15th, 2019
The Museum of Drunk History Is Loaded With Learning and Laughs

For LA Weekly, I visited the pop-up Museum of Drunk History at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills.

January 11th, 2019
The Autry Museum Is Investigating the Histories of Griffith Park—and It Needs Your Help
December 12th, 2018
Lust at First Sight On the Plane Ride Home

Experts share advice on how to flirt mid-flight.

December 17th, 2018
J.K. Simmons Talks About His Complex Counterpart, Returning to Starz

Interviewed Academy-Award winning actor J.K. Simmons about the challenges of playing dual roles on the TV series Counterpart, which is entering its second season on Starz.

November 28th, 2018
Want to Grab a Beer and Throw a Few Axes?

Urban axe throwing is like bowling, but with an edge—a sharp edge. I talked to people from the World Axe Throwing League, National Axe Throwing Federation, and axe-throwing venue Bury the Hatchet, to learn about the sport's rise in popularity.

November 13th, 2018
Riding the Sexy Liberal Blue Wave With Stephanie Miller

Progressive radio host and comedian Stephanie Miller's Sexy Liberal Blue Wave Comedy Tour is bringing liberals together—and helping them cope.

November 6th, 2018
For This Southern California Restaurant, Being Plastic-Free And Polystyrene-Free Is Easy

Kris Buchanan, the founder of GOODONYA Organic Eatery in Encinitas, says running a plastic-free restaurant is easy. She's been doing it for years.

October 21st, 2018
Voting In The Midterms: Everything You Need To Know About The 2018 Election
November 1st, 2018
Why This Social Entrepreneur Started A Business And A Nonprofit Together

To emphasize NuttZo's authenticity, social entrepreneur Danielle LiVolsi started the nonprofit Project Left Behind at the same time.

October 19th, 2018
Uncovering 'The Art of the Sea': A Reminder of What We Have to Lose

A new art exhibit at Manhattan's Quin Hotel, entitled The Art of the Sea, is a reminder of the ocean's magnificence—and a fundraiser to help protect it from climate change.

October 17th, 2018
Cult Icon Elvira Is the 1980s Feminist Hero We Need Right Now

The movie Elvira, Mistress of the Dark came out 30 years ago. Cassandra Peterson looks back and explains how her character became an icon.

October 16th, 2018
Blockchain Technology Basics: An Introduction to Cryptocurrency
August 17th, 2018
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 15th, 2018
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 3rd, 2018
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 11th, 2018
Feel Like Throwing an Axe Right About Now? We Have Some Good News
September 27th, 2018
Two Bit Circus, a New "Micro-Amusement Park" in DTLA, Isn't Just for Kids
August 22nd, 2018
By Starting Small and Staying Focused, Dormify Found Room to Grow
September 6th, 2018
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 14th, 2018
The Leimert Park Village Book Fair Is Celebrating South L.A.'s Connection to the South
August 21st, 2018
Kelly “Risk” Graval Talks Sculpture, Sharks, and Curating the Mayfair Hotel
August 16th, 2018
Metro Is Bringing a Retro Arcade to Union Station
September 20th, 2018
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 14th, 2018
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 4th, 2018
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 9th, 2018
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 8th, 2018
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 8th, 2018
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 31st, 2018
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 30th, 2018
At This Compliment Battle, Comedians Kill Each Other with Kindness
July 25th, 2018
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