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

'Orange is the New Black' actress Lea DeLaria's jazz album

When "Orange is the New Black's" Lea DeLaria's not spending time in TV prison, she's singing jazz. DeLaria talks about her new David Bowie cover album, "House of David."

'Jurassic World': The sound design behind the Indominus Rex

Al Nelson of Skywalker Sound reveals the real animals whose shrieks and cries eventually became those of the "Jurassic World" baddie, Indominus Rex.

Playing with Apple Music to see if it can compete with Spotify

Apple launched its new streaming service Apple Music Tuesday, which includes streaming music, radio and other features. But is better than Spotify?

How TV shows like 'Modern Family' helped shape perceptions of same-sex marriage (POLL)

Salon writer Andrew O'Hehir and an MIT professor Edward Schiappa weigh in on how the portrayal of same-sex couples on television has affected real perceptions.

Smokey: A cult-favorite glam-rock act from the '70s gets a revival

John "Smokey" Condon and EJ Emmons couldn't get a record deal in the 1970s. But their music is being released by a label interested in gay bands from the era.

To pay or not to pay? A day in the life of Apple Music

Taylor Swift posted an open letter criticizing Apple Music's no-pay policy during the trial period for its streaming service. Apple got the message and changed its tune.

Marc Maron tells us 'WTF' is with him interviewing the president

We have the first interview with Marc Maron after he interviewed the president. He tells us what the deal is and what kind of laughs he got from the Secret Service.

Ryn Weaver faces Internet backlash while learning to be a pop star

Musician Ryn Weaver came out of nowhere with her hit "OctaHate," and her rapid rise to prominence has forced her to quickly learn how to deal with criticism.

Weezer tour life: Rocking out, changing diapers at the after-party

Bassist Scott Shiner and author/wife Jillian Lauren talk about the ups and downs of traveling with their kid, Tariku, while on the road with Weezer.

Zoe Cassavetes tackles harsh reality for 40-plus actresses in 'Day Out of Days'

Director Zoe Cassavetes, daughter of indie-filmmaking master John Cassavetes, wanted to avoid major studios to make her new film about a 40-year-old actress.

FIFA's self-serving movie, 'United Passions,' fails to draw fans

FIFA not only financed the $32 million film, it apparently rented theaters to screen the drama. On its opening weekend, it averaged about one customer per screening.

'Poor Papa': LA Chamber Orchestra gives new life to lost Disney cartoon

"Poor Papa" stars the Disney cartoon character Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, and was long lost until now. The L.A. Chamber Orchestra brings him back to life this weekend at the Ace Hotel.

FFS brings Franz Ferdinand and Sparks together for smart pop

New supergroup FFS brings two generations together, combining Scottish band Franz Ferdinand and Los Angeles band Sparks in a collaboration from 6,000 miles apart.

Vance Joy goes from Australia to opening for Taylor Swift

The Australian singer-songwriter James Keogh, better known as Vance Joy, is already becoming one of the biggest acts in the music industry — and he’s only released one album, “Dream Your Life Away,” which debuted less than a year ago.

Algiers uses punk rock to talk social injustice and racism

Rolling Stone named Algiers one of the 10 new acts you need to know in 2015, describing their music as “spiritual, political and confrontational.” We help you get to know them.