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

Emma Stone learns some new moves in 'La La Land'

The actress says she has suffered some of the same doubts as her character in "La La Land." But she's learned how to push herself to the other side.

Sundance 2017: Marina Zenovich tackles the California water crisis in her new doc

"Water & Power: A California Heist" is a documentary about the drought in California. The film will have its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

She & Him: It's Christmas time in the city

Actress Zooey Deschanel and singer/songwriter M. Ward have released six albums together, and their latest is their second holiday record, "Christmas Party."

Breaking down the Independent Spirit Award nominations

There's a bumper crop this year of lower budget movies that were made outside the studio system.

Brian K. Vaughan uses his comics as a "cheap version" of therapy

The author has written the popular sci-fi comics "Saga" and "Y: The Last Man." He uses the genre to talk about serious issues such as immigration, the Cold War and fatherhood.

Tom Ford reveals a 'more private' side with 'Nocturnal Animals'

The fashion designer is stitching together an impressive filmmaking career. His second movie, "Nocturnal Animals," tells a story that he relates to deeply.

'Soundbreaking' goes inside the recording studio with Stevie Wonder, Beyoncé and more

The new PBS docu-series "Soundbreaking" pulls back the curtain to reveal what goes into making music in the recording studio.

Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokno on Donald Trump

She talks about the punk rock collective's new record, which includes the protest song "Make America Great Again."

Serj Tankian: From System of a Down to writing symphonies

The heavy metal band frontman talks about the early days for the group and how he became interested in writing symphonic music.

Aaron Eckhart: 'I don't think about being a star anymore'

The actor currently has supporting roles in the films "Sully" and "Bleed For This," but he's now looking for roles that suit his age.

Creator of NBC's 'The Good Place' wants to make an inclusive utopia

Michael Schur created other comedy shows including "Parks and Recreation" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." On his latest NBC comedy, he set it in an afterlife that's inclusive to all "race, creed, gender, sexual identity."

Us The Duo reflect on Vine and its impact on their career

Carissa and Michael Alvarado launched their music career after their Vine videos went viral. The husband-wife team talk about what the video app meant to them — and how they plan on going forward without it.

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.