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

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"

Creator Simon Donald aims to wow audiences with "Fortitude"

The series is set in a small Arctic town in the middle of nowhere, which proved to be the perfect setting for this new epic television show on Pivot.

Tony Hale's 'Next Big Thing' is a children's book

The actor says he learned to be in the moment when his daughter came along, which inspired him to write the children's book, "Archibald's Next Big Thing"

Benson Lee spent 16 years on 'Seoul Searching'

The director made his Sundance debut in 1998. He's back in Park City with his long-in-the-making passion project, "Seoul Searching."

Sundance 2015: The most anticipated films at the festival

Sundance has become the festival where breakout indie films premiere. Which will be the ones to watch at this year's event?

How the edgy Wooster Group turned Shaker traditions into a stage show

Actress Frances McDormand and singer Suzzy Roche talk about their involvement with the theater company's staging of "Early Shaker Spirituals."

Comedian Doug Lussenhop, aka DJ Douggpound, gives stand-up a remix

Doug Lussenhop helped create a distinct style of absurd musical breaks and sound effects on a couple of TV shows. He brings that style to his stand-up act.

Author and actress Annabelle Gurwitch on being 'Hollywood Adjacent'

Hollywood’s annual tradition of backslapping — more commonly known as award season — is underway, leaving a lot of people on the outside looking in.

'Fantasia: Music Evolved' gives the classic Disney film a modern gaming twist

"Fantasia" is one of the most iconic films in cinema history. The makers of the video game took up Walt Disney's original intent to update the music through the ages.

HBO GO, Amazon, Sling TV: Which will be successful in 2015?

How will TV fair in the new year with the rise in popularity in streaming shows such as Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" and Amazon's "Transparent"?

3 new TV shows to watch this winter

'90s nostalgia, a surreal comedy and the first Asian-American sitcom in 30 years: Vulture.com's Margaret Lyons gives her picks on what new shows to watch in 2015.

Mica Levi finds inspiration in nature and the cosmos for 'Under The Skin' score

The singer/songwriter received critical acclaim for her first-ever score, which is an eerie backdrop to the strange behavior of Scarlett Johansson’s character.

Coachella 2015: What you need to know about the lineup

Who are the biggest surprises and "must see" acts on the festival's roster? We breakdown the poster with Philip Cosores of the music website Consequence of Sound.

From house music to country: Shamir is an artist to watch in 2015

Growing up, singer Shamir says "no one really got" his androgynous voice, but he's using it to his advantage as he gathers global acclaim.