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

'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.

Colin Meloy gets personal with The Decemberists' new album

The band's lead singer and guitarist talks about how his songwriting has become more personal on the new album, “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World.”

Exclusive: What Hollywood might do with the 'Mockingbird' sequel

Harper Lee announced a sequel to her Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, “To Kill A Mockingbird." The Frame has discovered a trailer for the film adaptation.

Randall Park throws Asian-American stereotypes overboard in 'Fresh Off the Boat'

The actor was relieved to find out the Asian characters in the sitcom weren't portrayed as stereotypes, like many of the roles he's played in the past.

For these dancers, dancing awkwardly is their message

Monica Barnes and Anna Bass move awkwardly and aggressively, expressing sexuality by licking their shoulders or flashing their stomachs to the audience.

Justin Simien on his 'Dear White People' Sundance experience

From nausea, technical difficulties and winning a special jury award; Filmmaker Justin Simien retells his experience at Sundance 2014 with "Dear White People"