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
Officer Shaun Diamond was shot during a search at a suspected motorcycle gang member's home in late October. A law enforcement procession was planned through downtown Pomona Thursday.
Tyrone C. Isumu, 54, was arrested at about 7:30 p.m. and booked on suspicion of attempted murder, police said Tuesday.
David Martinez, 36, a suspected Mongols motorcycle gang member, was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in the death of Pomona SWAT Officer Shaun Diamond.
Merchant Customer Exchange, which is pushing a new mobile app called CurrentC as an alternative to the Apple-based payment system, said Tuesday it had been hacked.
Earlier this month, President Barack Obama signed a proclamation setting aside 346,177 acres of Angeles National Forest for permanent protection. A detailed map of the area is now available.
Bradford is a graduate of the California Institute for the Arts, who received a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship "Genius Grant" in 2009.
Proposition 48 is a voter-initiated referendum challenging gaming compacts between the state, the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians and the Wiyot Tribe.
Christopher Garcia, 57, received five years probation, must register as a sex offender for life and will lose his license to practice law, according to the district attorney's office.
CSUN student Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi was stabbed to death after attempting to sell his car on Craigslist, LAPD Chief Beck said at a press conference Monday.
It's not too late to register to vote. California residents have until the very end of the day Monday (just before midnight). Here are some tips to help you get it done.
Proposition 46 is an initiative statute placed on the ballot by voter petition. It is also referred to as the Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act of 2014.
A major bond aims to make California's water supplies more resilient. Carrying a hefty price tag, it divides environmentalists, farmers, and other interest groups.
Proposition 47 is an initiative statute placed on the ballot by voter petition. It is also referred to as the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act.
Proposition 2 is a constitutional amendment put on the ballot by the California legislature to change the rules governing the state's rainy day fund.
Proposition 45 is an initiative statute placed on the ballot by voter petition. It is also referred to as the Insurance Rate Public Justification and Accountability Act.