James Kim Assistant Producer, The Frame

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James Kim is the Assistant Producer on KPCC's new arts and entertainment program, The Frame.

Prior to that, James worked a year-long internship with "Off Ramp," during which he produced a story about losing his first language that won Best Feature awards from Associated Press and the L.A. Press Club, and a story about an 84-year-old rapper that was a finalist for a National Entertainment Journalism Award, as well as from the L.A. Press Club.

James has also interned with APM's "The Dinner Party" and with Marfa (TX) Public Radio. He's also been a production assistant with KCRW's "Strangers" and has recently been a fill-in producer at "Marketplace."

James has a B.A. In Anthropology from Cal State Long Beach, where he minored in Music and Film.


Stories by James Kim

'Made in LA' artist, Martine Syms on how entertainment industry constructs identities

The LA artist is featured in Hammer Museum's "Made in LA" for her fictitious television pilot that explores how the entertainment world affects how we behave and think.

The many different "Shades" of Jennifer Lopez

The actress, singer, and entertainer juggles producing and acting in her show "Shades of Blue," performing a residency in Las Vegas, and being a mother of two.

Perfume Genius uses his rough past as inspiration for his music

The Seattle based artist Mike Hadreas will be performing at The Broad's Nonobject(ive): Summer Happenings event on Friday, June 24.

Jury rules in favor of Led Zeppelin in 'Stairway To Heaven' copyright lawsuit

If the jury decides that "Stairway to Heaven" infringes the copyright of a song by the band Spirit, it could prevent any legacy act from re-releasing any albums.

'Tickled': A new documentary reveals the murky world of competitive endurance tickling

A journalist set out to learn about this odd "sport," and his curiosity led him to a strangely controlling company that invaded his privacy.

Can ticket buyers ever win the battle with the bots?

Music fans and Broadway audiences are at the mercy of companies that use computer programs, and even cheap overseas labor, to corner the market on tickets.

Danish pop star MØ on her bedroom beginnings

Karen Marie Ørsted has wanted to be a pop star since she was seven — which is perfect since her single "Lean On" is the most listened to song on Spotify.

Netflix is the exclusive home to Disney films starting in September

The streaming service will have the exclusive rights to stream Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Animation Studios titles released in 2016 and onward.

San Fermin brings classical music to the pop music world

Ellis Ludwig-Leone is the composer behind the New York band and he brings his classical music training into arranging indie rock music.

Unraveling the mystery that is Car Seat Headrest

Will Toledo released around a dozen albums before being signed to a record label and he's only 23. Now shifting into the spotlight, he tries to keep his real life personal.

Maria Bamford's Netflix show 'Lady Dynamite' is 100 percent Maria

Maria Bamford channels awkward humor, surreal exchanges and her history of mental illness into her own brand of comedy on "Lady Dynamite."

Andy Shauf's album 'The Party' plays more like a teen movie

The album isn't quite a concept album, but it follows a group of characters one night at a party. Shauf also performs some songs off "The Party" for KPCC.

South LA's punk rock scene is thriving and 'Los Punks' proves it

The new documentary, "Los Punks: We Are All We Have," chronicles the growing punk scene in South L.A., where every weekend there's a show in a backyard, a warehouse or on a rooftop.

Amazon goes head-to-head with YouTube with a video service

Bloomberg News technology reporter Spencer Soper explains how Amazon will now allow people to upload videos to its site, putting it in direct competition with YouTube

Why consumers are the real losers in the Ticketmaster lawsuit

The event ticketing company agreed to settle for $45 million after it overcharged customers on ticket fees — but concert fans won't get much back.