Brian Frank Digital News Producer
Brian Frank is a Digital News Producer for KPCC. Before joining Southern California Public Radio in 2013, he was web editor for SoCal Connected, the award-winning TV newsmagazine at KCET in Los Angeles.
Brian also served as editor of USC's Online Journalism Review and worked as a consultant to graduate fellows of the school's News21 program, part of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education. He obtained his master's degree from USC's Annenberg School.
He has written for print, radio, television and web, and he dabbles in code. But before all that, he was teaching English in a tiny seaside town in Japan and overseeing a program for at-risk youth on the edge of the Alaskan bush.
Stories by Brian Frank
A city ordinance passed in October raised the minimum hourly wage for hotel workers to $15.37. Hotel industry groups say the city is interfering with the collective bargaining process.
An intense winter storm has pummeled the Bay Area on its way to Southern California, knocking out power, causing flight delays and prompting schools and local businesses to close.
The James Franco and Seth Rogen comedy depicts an assassination attempt against North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
Star Michael Keaton was recognized for his work in the film "Birdman," as well as supporting co-stars Emma Stone and Edward Norton.
Roughly 16 percent of California employers plan to increase their payrolls in the first quarter of 2015, according to a survey released Tuesday.
Airbnb, the service that lets you rent out your home or apartment, has been getting a lot of pushback lately. Yesterday it released a study that seeks to paint a positive picture of its business.
In a recent report, the police commission rejected officers’ arguments that they feared for their safety following a high-speed pursuit that ended in a crash late last year.
As the fallout continues for Sony Pictures Entertainment following a massive cyberattack, the speculation over who was behind it continued Wednesday.
A late autumn rain storm has blanketed Southern California. Evacuations in Camarillo Springs have been lifted, with homes in the area spared from damage.
Forecasters say the storm coming Tuesday will be more widespread and bring even more rain than the one that caused a flow of mud and rocks to cover a portion of PCH Sunday.
Police began detaining protesters Friday in the Westlake area of Los Angeles on the fifth night of protests over the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri.
The Bob Baker Marionette Theater, which Baker founded in 1963 with his partner Alton Wood, entertained generations of children and adults with its wooden puppets.
The president called the immigration system "broken" and pledged to work with Congress on comprehensive reform but hinted that he would sidestep legislators.
L.A. Unified said its decision was the result of comments attorney W. Keith Wyatt made to KPCC on Thursday.
Rescued young people say they relied on body heat and lit a fire to keep warm through the night.