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

Grace Yun: An outsider's perspective on the LA Riots

Grace Yun is a Korean American who teaches in Watts. She was only eight years old during the riots, and wanted to know more about the event when she moved to LA.

Sonny Kang reflects on his experience during the LA Riots

During April of 1992, Sonny Kang, a Korean-American from Koreatown, was in his college dorm room in San Diego when he first heard about the LA Riots.

The Autry National Center hosts a farmers market

After finishing a long hike at Griffith Park, you can head to The Autry National Center, which will host The Autry Farmers Market starting Saturday, April 28.

Album of the week: The Sound of Music Soundtrack

James Kim fills in for Peter Stenshoel with an Album of the Week: On the way to Coachella, I found one of my favorite soundtracks at a thrift store: "The Sound of Music."

Mark Twain Award Winner: Why my parents and I don't speak the same language

I lost my ability to speak Korean with my parents. I thought I could fix the problem by learning Korean, but it wasn't that simple.

Long Beach libraries, geocaching, and Zorro

Long Beach calls in Zorro and a Geocaching treasure hunt to help increase literacy.

Matt Novak analyzes 1970s visions of the Apocalypse

Why is Matt Novak, author of the blog Paleofuture, fascinated by 1970s predictions that we were all going to die catastrophically?

Get out your corset! Edwardian Ball in LA Sunday

The Edwardian Ball comes to The Belasco Theater Sunday and promises to take you back to the early 1900's with elegant music, theatre, dance, and circus acts.

GOOD Magazine tries to find the next big thing

GOOD Magazine dedicates itself to finding ideas that are innovative and sustainable. In their latest issue, they try to find the next big thing.