James Kim Assistant Producer

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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

Vintage photo: Motorcycle cop without sidecar!

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!

Kids bring performance art to an unlikely place: MacArthur Park

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.

How to view the Perseid Meteor Shower this weekend

Break out the lawn chairs and sport your best sweater this weekend, because the annual Perseid meteor shower will be gracing the night sky.

Charles Bukowski drinks his way through Los Angeles

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.

84-year-old rapper Kwayzar: 'I Can Still Do It'

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.

Summertime fun at the Pasadena Museum of History

Have your summer excursions been wearing your wallet thin? The Pasadena Museum of History has got you covered with its free art event.

Yarn Bombing: A peaceful form of street art

A housewife by day, and a yarn bomber by night. How a Santa Monica resident turned to crocheting to get a thrill out of life.

Suicide by train: A growing trend in SoCal

Even most police officers never shoot and kill. Yet one professional can expect death on the job: train conductors.

Free outdoor Shakespeare festival comes to Griffith Park

What fool these mortals be if they skip out on The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival! Bring friends, family, and good spirits to this summer long event.

Artists turn fan art into a premiere Los Angeles event

Dan Harmon is out. Community moves to Friday. Is this the darkest timeline for the NBC comedy? Fans come together to bring this issue to light with an art show.

Is a midnight movie premiere really worth $100?

How much would you pay for a movie ticket? The sold out IMAX midnight screenings of The Dark Knight Rises are sending fans to scalpers for ridiculous prices.

Lincoln Heights artist creates sculptures from a DIY foundry

Artist Gordon Bowen collected scrap metal and used appliances to start a business. He now has his own foundry where he casts his own handmade bronze sculptures.

Gallery 1988 displays its love for Steve Martin

Renaissance man and avid art collector Steve Martin will have the opportunity to buy art inspired by his work at the Gallery 1988 exhibit, "Excuuuuuse Meeeeeeee."

84-year-old rapper still got that swagger

Stanley Hoffman has been trying to break into the music industry since the 1950's. Now 84, He's reinvented himself as a rapper who goes by the name of Kwayzar.

GOOD Magazine lays off most of its editorial staff

Last January, Off-Ramp interviewed the editors at GOOD on their "Next Big Thing" issue. The magazine's next step in redesign is firing most of its editorial staff.