James Kim Assistant Producer, The Frame
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
For her 2015 album, “Blood,” she teamed up with a Jamaican producer to expand her sound and explore her Jamaican roots, and it’s earned Lianne La Havas a Grammy nomination for “Best Urban Contemporary Album.”
Jennifer Jason Leigh talks about how she almost gave up on acting, the awkward and intimate sex scene in "Anomalisa," and how acting in a Quentin Tarantino film and Charlie Kaufman film changed her life.
Actors and other industry types have a history of endorsing political candidates, but this year both Democrats and Republicans in the business are torn between who to endorse.
L.A. Times TV critic Mary McNamara says "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" is off to a good start, but laments that it's only a weekly show.
The McFerrins had never performed a full concert together until recently at the Valley Performing Arts Center, and then they treated the audience to a live interview.
The former actor made his directorial debut at Sundance with "The Free World," which fits in with Lew's desire to explore issues relating to identity.
The writer and producer is attracted to making and working on shows with an offbeat sense of humor, including: "Portlandia," "Tim & Eric" and his latest, "Baskets."
Mangini and his partner David White have an Oscar nomination for making the massive truck that Charlize Theron's character drives sound like a living beast.
The actor won in the TV category for "Luther," but his film win in the supporting actor category puts a spotlight on his omission from the Academy Awards nominations.
After collaborating with Mitchell on several albums, Klein became a go-to producer for many artists. Now he's a Grammy nominee for pop music producer of the year.
Mavis Staples has been singing professionally since the 1950s, and at 76 she's still going strong with a new album and an HBO documentary on the way.
The British band's lead singer, Yannis Philippakis, talks about why they love playing live. On the horizon: the Coachella Music Festival.
The Academy recently announced a plan to double its number of women and diverse members by 2020. But are those goals aggressive enough?
Producers Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner took home the top honor at the Producers Guild of America awards, making "The Big Short" an Oscars favorite.
The musician and producer was asked to perform his 1982 album in concert, which led to him revisiting and updating the original recording.