James Kim Assistant Producer
James Kim is the Assistant Producer on KPCC's new arts and entertainment program.
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
On a gloomy Saturday morning, the South Hills High School Marching Band practices for the last time before Championships ... and it isn't going smoothly.
Santa takes a break from the North Pole to take you and your kids fishing. While this isn't the traditional meet-and-greet, it beats waiting in line in a mall.
This weekend, Michael Schneider will provide the perfect remedy for locals to abandon their vehicles, avoid the traffic and experience the city on foot.
Until the 1970's, there was a town – sandwiched between LAX and the ocean – called Surfridge. Now it's L.A.'s own ghost town.
From the Challenger disaster, to the birth and triumph of Endeavour, to its last flight to LA, listen as KPCC's Molly Peterson and Off-Ramp recount highlights of Space Shuttle history.
What's that figure moving in the shadows? Take a closer look... they're spiders everywhere. This is not a haunted maze, but an exhibit called Spider Pavilion.
Even Kathy Griffin's used the word "Gaytino," but Dan Guerrero, a well-known TV producer and son of Lalo Guerrero, invented the term to describe himself.
Butch Cassidy's prize gun, his "Amnesty" Colt 45, will be auctioned September 30th in Ventura. Claimed to be his most documented pistol, the Colt is estimated to sell for up to $200,000.
Given the amount of deep fried food on a stick at the LA County Fair, you need the "Eat It" or "Screw It" guide.
A new weapon of crime prevention! A police radio motorcycle, believed to be the first without an operator in a side-car. Look out, Culver City!
This past Sunday, kids from Hearts of Los Angeles--an after school arts program--donned paper mache masks for an afternoon performance at Levitt Pavillion.
Break out the lawn chairs and sport your best sweater this weekend, because the annual Perseid meteor shower will be gracing the night sky.
It's okay to admit that sometimes LA sucks. But grab a beer and let Charles Bukowski and James Kim convince you to get down and dirty with LA.
Downey has a history of musical talent, including The Carpenters and Metallica. The town's newest addition is an 84-year-old rapper named Kwayzar.
Have your summer excursions been wearing your wallet thin? The Pasadena Museum of History has got you covered with its free art event.