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

'Born To Be Blue': Ethan Hawke can relate to the rise and fall of Chet Baker

The actor found success at a young age in "Dead Poets Society," and just as with Chet Baker's career, Hawke found himself struggling to keep the momentum going.

Rostam Batmanglij and his life after Vampire Weekend

The songwriter and musician talks about his new direction, how living in Los Angeles inspires him, and how he feels comfortable singing about his sexuality

Aoife O'Donovan digs into her family's past on 'In The Magic Hour'

The singer-songwriter uses memories of her grandfather and family gatherings in Ireland to make a personal folk album.

How HAELOS went from being unknown to playing Coachella

The trio's hit song "Dust" went viral in October 2014. The band is now on tour, playing festivals around the world, and just released its new album "Full Circle."

Jerrod Carmichael's sitcom finds the funny in the serious

Comedian Jerrod Carmichael's show tackles serious topics such as gender identity, police brutality and Bill Cosby, all in front of a real-life audience.

Ellen Page takes an extended 'Gaycation'

Documenting the challenges faced by LGBTQ people in other countries was an eye-opener for the actress and her co-host, Ian Daniel.

José González breaks down his latest album, 'Vestiges & Claws'

The Swedish-Argentine singer/songwriter refines his quiet, intimate sound on his third solo album.

'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' screenwriter Robert Carlock mixes humor with tragedy

He's been Tina Fey's writing partner on "Saturday Night Live," "30 Rock" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." With his new film, which stars Fey, Carlock goes a bit darker than his usual comedic writing.

Leslie Jones may be the breakout star in the new 'Ghostbusters'

The trailer for the much-anticipated "Ghostbusters" remake is out and WNYC's Sean Rameswaram says SNL cast member Leslie Jones is the one to watch.

Jon Brion and his influence on LA's music scene

The composer/music producer has worked with some of the most influential musicians and filmmakers in L.A., including Fiona Apple, Elliott Smith, Judd Apatow and Paul Thomas Anderson.

The OK Go song 'Upside Down and Inside Out' gets a literal video treatment

The band teamed up with a Russian airline to shoot their new music video — complete with aerialists and paint balloons — in zero gravity.

Oscars 2016: The confusing rules for Best Original Score

The Motion Picture Academy's arcane rules determined that Ennio Morricone and John Williams were eligible even though some of their music had been written for other films.

How Steve Zissis's struggles became HBO hit 'Togetherness'

From igniting cheese to exploring the terrors of middle-age onscreen, the lifelong friend of the Duplass brothers becomes a success in his own right.

Paul Rust might be Netflix's next star

Not many people can say they've worked with two of their comedy heroes — but Paul Rust can. He co-created and stars in the Netflix show "Love" and co-wrote "Pee-wee's Big Holiday."

M. Ward breaks down some tracks from his new album, 'More Rain'

The singer-songwriter talks about the inspiration behind the tracks "More Rain," "Slow Driving Man" and "Girl From Conejo Valley."