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 flier reportedly calling Martin Luther King Jr. a "communist pervert" and urging residents not to commemorate his birthday was delivered to about 40 homes in Santa Ana Monday.
Serra is credited with bringing Christianity to the United States' West and established many of the Spanish missions in California.
There is not a single person of color among the 20 people nominated for lead and supporting actor and actress, a lack of diversity that is reflected in the filmmaking nominations, as well. See the full list of winners, watch the Best Picture trailers and more.
The Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday night voted 5-2 to approve a plan that would immediately allow wood-burning in at least 15 beach fire rings.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris said via her website Tuesday that she's running to replace Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate.
The state insurance commissioner on Monday said the Mercury agents collected about the same amount in unapproved fees from consumers between 1999 and 2004.
The site was filled with threats against military personnel, including one that said "American soldiers, we are coming, watch your back."
At least one group of float decorators had to call it quits early Tuesday night as high winds made it tough to work. Meanwhile, the first campers staked their claims for prime parade viewing.
Protests over a police killing have returned to the St. Louis area, after a Berkeley, Mo., police officer shot and killed an armed 18-year-old black man.
Flu activity in L.A. County has shown an increase within the last few weeks and could continue to increase as the season continues, according to county health officials.
Employees at Sony learned they'd been victims of a massive hacking operation and the news keeps getting worse. One employee tells KPCC, "We've been outsmarted at every move."
Google spoke out Thursday against efforts the MPAA was reportedly involved in trying to push an approach to combating piracy — and, as part of that, attacking Google.
A suspected drunk driver slammed into a group of more than a dozen people leaving a Christmas pageant in Redondo Beach on Wednesday.
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.