Jacklyn Kim Apprentice News Clerk, AirTalk

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Jacklyn Kim is an Apprentice News Clerk for AirTalk with Larry Mantle on KPCC.

Prior to joining Southern California Public Radio, Jacklyn interned for NPR’s flagship news program All Things Considered at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. During her time in Washington, Jacklyn booked and produced segments driving national news coverage, including NPR’s first on-air voice for the 2016 Turkey coup and news at the Democratic National Convention.

Before NPR, Jacklyn wrote for OC Weekly as a restaurant reviewer and local reporter. A California native, she’s passionate about food (especially Korean), the arts, and human interest stories.

Jacklyn originally attended California State University, Dominguez Hills, as an audio-engineering major before graduating with a B.A. in the communications journalism option.


Stories by Jacklyn Kim

Intersex author Hida Viloria embraces being ‘born both’

Being intersex is about as common as being born with red hair.

It’s not just about the java: what’s your favorite coffee space in LA?

A solid cup of joe is just one element of the consummate coffee culture experience. AirTalk listeners weigh in with their favorite spots.

The NPR show tunes you love to hum, and the man who created them

If you’re a public radio nerd, listening to Morning Edition’s calming guitar riff in the early AM, or Marketplace’s bells and drums cueing the latest business news - are essential notes in your day.

‘The Red Turtle’ inspires a sensitive, simplistic style in animated storytelling

Gracing the screen with his first animated feature, Michaël Dudok de Wit explores the milestones of a man deserted on a tropical island, yet inhabited by nature’s wonders - be they friendly land creatures or unforgiving storms.

Will Eric Holder hurt or help the state's defense against Trump?

The California Legislature is lawyering up in preparation for the next four years under Donald Trump - and the person they’ve hired is a familiar name: Eric H. Holder Jr.

The life of Pope Francis intimately portrayed by Mark Shriver

Before becoming His Holiness, Pope Francis was Jorge Mario Bergoglio.

Roundtable: the many competing interests at Standing Rock

North Dakota’s governor has set an eviction date for December 5, but there are no plans for forcible removal of the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters, which has led to confusion.

Turn off your 'toddler brain': 6 tips for avoiding election stress

Addicted to watching presidential election news? Lost sleep over your country's divisiveness? Fear not, we've gathered a few techniques for avoiding election anxiety.

Beck: Police use-of-force reforms won't mean change in disciplining

In fewer than 90 days, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck’s department must propose specific ways to increase transparency after officer-involved shootings.