James Kim Associate Producer, The Frame

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

James previously worked as Assistant producer on the show and as an intern with KPCC's "Off Ramp." There, 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

Janelle Monáe on her first acting role and embracing otherness

The musician makes her theatrical debut with the film "Moonlight." She talks about what drew her to acting and why she's passionate about "telling stories about the other."

'Moonlight': Naomie Harris wants to play roles that terrify her

The actress plays the drug addicted mother, Paula, in the new film. She talks about the challenges and rewards of playing challenging characters.

Natalie Mering taps into Christian roots on Weyes Blood's latest album

On "Front Row Seat to Earth," the indie musician uses inspiration from her Christian upbringing and growing up in a religious household.

Why Thandie Newton finds personal empowerment in 'Westworld'

The actress talks about feeling empowered by the nudity in the show and opens up about her past being objectified as a woman of color in entertainment.

Lucius on the daunting task of performing with Roger Waters

How did Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, singers from the indie band, find themselves performing with the Pink Floyd co-founder at Desert Trip?

Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees goes it alone and gets personal

Tyler Glenn's first solo album, “Excommunication," is inspired by his recent departure from the Mormon church due to his sexual orientation.

Dispatch from 'Oldchella': Baby boomers, politics and fine dining

The opening weekend of new music festival Desert Trip featured a lineup of veteran rockstars, fine dining options and more than a few walkers.

'Delusion' is not your father's haunted house

Interactive horror attractions have become more numerous and elaborate. Jon Braver started his frightful theater experience in 2011, and it's become a Halloween season staple.

"Voyage Of Time" producers on Terrence Malick's passion project

The visionary filmmaker took nearly 40 years to complete his new documentary about the history of the universe and planet earth.

'For The Record': a stage show built around classic pop songs from movies

The show is part cabaret, part concert, but the main focus is to highlight great filmmakers and the music they use.

Devendra Banhart uses LA as inspiration for his latest album

The singer-songwriter's "Ape in Pink Marble" is steeped in the city’s ambience and the Fantasyland that is Hollywood.

Alan Cumming says he's a provocateur and 'a storyteller for hire'

In his new book, "You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams," the actor and singer tells his own stories, accompanied by photos he's taken over the years.

'ABZÛ' composer Austin Wintory on his ambitious video game score

Wintory, who has worked on popular games such as "Assassin's Creed Syndicate" and his Grammy nominated score for "Journey," talks about his creative process.

Recycling on TV is a 'trend that's not going anywhere'

"MacGyver" on CBS and Fox's "The Exorcist" and "Lethal Weapon" are some of the many reboots debuting on the small screen this fall.

Why 'Luke Cage' creator made his superhero costume a hoodie

Cheo Hodari Coker made an intentional choice to set the new Netflix show in Harlem. And have the superhero costume be a dark hoodie.