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

'Tomorrowland,' 'Poltergeist': The movies NOT to watch on Memorial Day

It used to be that Hollywood believed summer started around Memorial Day. Now with blockbusters starting earlier, the holiday weekend isn't so special for movies this year.

Creating all-female Avengers 'A-Force' and Muslim hero Ms. Marvel

G. Willow Wilson is a Muslim woman who's also writing top books at Marvel Comics, creating both their first lead Muslim superhero and writing the new all-female Avengers, A-Force.

Hot Chip dares 'someone else better' to take their spot in indie music

Alex Taylor has been singing and playing in the U.K. electro band Hot Chip for almost 15 years. With the sixth album "Why Make Sense?" the band aims to surprise fans.

Pitch Perfect 2: The Filharmonic take a cappella to the big screen

The L.A.-based Filipino-American a cappella group the Filharmonic continues to gain popularity after appearing in "Pitch Perfect 2." Hear their interview along with an exclusive performance.

Robert Cray remembers B.B. King — and how he upstaged Eric Clapton

B.B. King has passed away at 89 years old. Robert Cray, who played with him, explains what he did to make Eric Clapton ask, "What are we going to do now, Robert?"

Little Dragon: The worst show they've ever played — for 10 people

Swedish electro-indie band Little Dragon wasn't always headlining 5,000-seat amphitheaters. When the band first started, it was playing to crowds of less than 20.

'Wayward Pines' showrunner: Like 'Lost' with answers and airtight logic

"There's never going to be, 'Ohhhh, there's a plot hole there, I could drive a truck through that thing.' It is absolutely airtight."

Marc Maron talks resentment and how everything could go wrong

"There's still part of me that's like, 'Why am I not Kanye?' I don't understand why I don't have that notoriety and that popularity."

Cannes 2015 preview: The 6 most anticipated films

From Pixar's "Inside Out" to Matthew McConaughey's highly-anticipated indie film, we break down the most buzzed about films from the Cannes Film Festival 2015.

Chris Burden: Remembering the LA artist behind LACMA's street lamps

Christopher Knight, art critic for the L.A. Times, guides us from Burden's confrontational early work to his crowd-pleasing "Urban Light" at LACMA.

Toro Y Moi: Kisses from over-eager fans and saving money

Chaz Bundick has been playing shows for five years as Toro y Moi. He talks about tour life and the time he got kissed by two fans in the middle of a show.

Best Coast breaks out of their box with 'California Nights'

The band says their music is obviously California-influenced, because that's who they are — but they don't want to just be what people say they should be.

Drake drops a new mixtape — for the Sotheby's art gallery

“I Like It Like This” pairs art with music picked by Drake. "One of the things you learn walking through this exhibit is that Drake apparently sees sex everywhere he looks."

Warpaint drummer Stella Mozgawa's rock inspiration: Hanson

Stella Mozgawa's now in the indie band Warpaint and is living her teenage fantasy. "The last thing that you want to do is invite mediocrity into some innocent person's life."

Comedian Paul F. Tompkins does TV, podcasts and everything else

Tompkins has his own TV show and podcast, performs live shows, appears as a guest on numerous other podcasts and writes and performs on several other TV shows.