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

Unraveling the mystery that is Car Seat Headrest

Will Toledo released around a dozen albums before being signed to a record label and he's only 23. Now shifting into the spotlight, he tries to keep his real life personal.

Maria Bamford's Netflix show 'Lady Dynamite' is 100 percent Maria

Maria Bamford channels awkward humor, surreal exchanges and her history of mental illness into her own brand of comedy on "Lady Dynamite."

Andy Shauf's album 'The Party' plays more like a teen movie

The album isn't quite a concept album, but it follows a group of characters one night at a party. Shauf also performs some songs off "The Party" for KPCC.

South LA's punk rock scene is thriving and 'Los Punks' proves it

The new documentary, "Los Punks: We Are All We Have," chronicles the growing punk scene in South L.A., where every weekend there's a show in a backyard, a warehouse or on a rooftop.

Amazon goes head-to-head with YouTube with a video service

Bloomberg News technology reporter Spencer Soper explains how Amazon will now allow people to upload videos to its site, putting it in direct competition with YouTube

Why consumers are the real losers in the Ticketmaster lawsuit

The event ticketing company agreed to settle for $45 million after it overcharged customers on ticket fees — but concert fans won't get much back.

The woman who makes the 'Game of Thrones' dragons roar

Paula Fairfield uses animal noises, including turtles having sex, for Drogon's sound design. She also uses her dog's nose whistling.

Adam Young makes fictional film score for 'The Spirit of St. Louis'

The musician and composer takes a break from writing pop songs to create scores for fictional films based on historical events.

Kevin Morby's Mt. Washington is the anchor of "Singing Saw"

One major inspiration for Kevin Morby's new album? Late night walks through the hills of the quiet L.A. neighborhood, which he calls the "poor man's Laurel Canyon."

Eddie Huang: 'The most satisfying thing is to be understood'

The writer, restaurateur and TV host opens up about his fallout with the ABC show, "Fresh Off The Boat," and why he decided to write about the domestic abuse in his childhood home.

Breaking down Beyoncé's 'Lemonade'

Interspersing the work of British-Somali poet Warsan Shire with her own expletive-laden dialogue and lyrics, Beyoncé has taken a bold step forward in her artistic evolution.

John Carney's film are like albums, and 'Sing Street' is his most personal

The director says he wrote the music for "Once" before coming up with the visuals, "Begin Again" was "the difficult second album," and his latest was an opportunity "to come back home."

LA's other outdoor theater revamps and reopens

The Ford Amphitheatre in the Hollywood Hills has undergone a $65.8 million renovation, updating the 1931 structure to modern standards.

Coachella 2016 recap: It's not an alternative festival anymore

The music festival has shifted from featuring indie artists to EDM acts and DJs; and Doppler Labs used the festival to promote earbuds that allow the user to customize the sound mix at each stage.

'Dark Horse' is the role of a lifetime for Māori actor Cliff Curtis

The New Zealand actor is getting praise for his new film "The Dark Horse" and currently stars in the hit show "Fear The Walking Dead," but he hasn't forgotten his indigenous roots.