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

Breaking down the lineup for the 2016 Coachella music festival

LCD Soundsystem, Guns N' Roses and Calvin Harris headline this year's Coachella event, along with Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Grimes and more.

'Bordertown' writer Lalo Alcaráz takes a comedic look at a serious subject

The creator of the comic strip "La Cucaracha" uses his border upbringing as a writer/producer on the new Fox animated series.

Charlie Kaufman never intended 'Anomalisa' to be a movie

The acclaimed screenwriter is the co-director of the stop-motion animated film, which started out as a play meant to be read without staging.

James Taylor reflects on his life and career, and his love for performing live

The legendary singer-songwriter talks about how his music affects him, growing older, and — 32 years after going sober — his continuing road to recovery.

'The Hateful Eight': The story behind the film's location

John Minor was the location scout for Quentin Tarantino's western, which was shot on a ranch outside Telluride, Colorado.

'45 Years': Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay reflect on their past

The veteran actors talk about what drew them to this film, how roles with such depth hardly come for actors their age, and their close relationship both on- and off-screen.

Eric Alexandrakis enticed John Malkovich into making the bizarre album, 'Like a Puppet Show'

The composer/producer had the actor read Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" and then had musicians, including Yoko Ono, provide the soundtrack.

Roy Orbison's son revives his father's long lost album, 'One of the Lonely Ones'

The 1969 recording was never released. Alex Orbison talks about his connection to the album and how he helped bring it back to life.

Scott Fagan and the story behind his lost album, 'South Atlantic Blues'

Released in 1968, the album was relegated to cut-out bins for decades, but it became a cult classic and has now been reissued.

Actor-fighter Daniel Wu was pressed into action for 'Into the Badlands'

The actor and martial arts expert was originally just the fight coach for the series, but he turned out to have the best skill-set to pull off the role.

Alan Yang writes his own life into 'Master of None'

In a perfect case of art-imitating-life, Yang and his co-creator, Aziz Ansari, call on their own experiences for the show's storylines.

For singer/songwriter Empress Of, mother knows best

Lorely Rodriguez — who uses the stage name, Empress Of — got a lot of support from her mom, so she thanked her with a Spanish cover from her acclaimed debut album.

Rooney Mara initially said no to appearing in "Carol"

The actress says after spending a year on "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," she was almost too emotionally drained to appear in "Carol."

Eddie Redmayne takes a leap with his role in 'The Danish Girl'

The actor plays Einar Wegener, who gets gender reassignment surgery and becomes Lili Elbe in the film, "The Danish Girl."

'The Hunting Ground' and the axis of journalism and advocacy

Simon Kilmurry, executive director of the International Documentary Association, says documentaries have an "obligation to be accurate and as truthful" as they can be.