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

Wayne Federman's film fest lets comedians geek out on movies

The comedian hosts his fourth annual film festival, where he lets fellow funny people choose movies that inspired them.

Composer Jake Heggie on the long life of 'Dead Man Walking'

On the eve of its L.A. premiere, the opera's composer reveals the reasons why the opera he wrote 15 years ago is still so powerful and resonant.

Diversity among TV writers is down from previous years

The Writers Guild of America, West examined the 2013-2014 TV season and found there was a drop in women and minority writers on scripted shows.

'The Fade Out': Ed Brubaker on Hollywood in the 1940s

The graphic novelist heard stories from his screenwriter uncle about Hollywood in the noir era, which inspired his popular series.

'Focus': another box office disappointment for Will Smith

The actor’s latest film continues a string of poor performances at the box office. Could this be the end of his reliability to bring audiences to the theater?

'Blurred Lines' trial: Robin Thicke sings part of his defense in court

Thicke, Pharrell Williams and the rapper T.I. have been sued by Marvin Gaye's children for allegedly violating the copyright of the late singer's "Got to Give It Up."

Gabriel Kahane's 'The Ambassador' is LA history in a song cycle

Los Angeles has inspired many musicians to write songs about the city, but singer-songwriter Gabriel Kahane has gone above and beyond with his album, "The Ambassador."

'Song Exploder': Breaking down the theme to 'House of Cards'

Hrishikesh Hirway of the podcast "Song Exploder" tracks how the theme music has changed to match the show's sinister developments.

OSCARS 2015: 'Birdman' sound designer breaks down Times Square scene

Aaron Glascock talks about the scene in which Michael Keaton's character finds himself locked out of a theater and has to make his way, almost naked, through the heart of Manhattan.

Oscars 2015: How 'Hero' became the unofficial theme song for 'Boyhood'

The L.A.-based band Family of the Year has grown accustomed to hearing its song repeatedly as "Boyhood" has racked up honors during awards season.

Oscars 2015: How the sound of gravity was created in 'Interstellar'

Oscar nominee Richard King, the sound editor on "Interstellar," says what his team worked the hardest on was "the sound to represent gravity."

Iron & Wine performs songs from 'Archive Series Volume No. 1'

Singer-songwriter Sam Beam steps back in time to connect with songs he wrote in his Miami bedroom more than 15 years ago.

'Unbroken' sound designers recreated a 30-minute scene from scratch

Oscar nominated sound designers Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro were put to the test when they had to recreate the scene when the characters were stranded at sea.

Critics hilariously pan 'Jupiter Ascending' by the Wachowskis

The big budget "Jupiter Ascending" is getting bad reviews and is expected to be a huge flop. Hear the harsh words critics have for the film.

Pitchfork founder Ryan Schreiber on the rise of LA's music scene

The music website just experimented with an online radio station originating from L.A., which its founder says has "the potential to be the center of music" in the U.S.