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

Andy Kindler: 'It's a great time for comics,' except if you're Adam Sandler

Veteran comedian Andy Kindler reflects on the annual "State of the Industry" speech that he gives at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.

Why Little Boots left a major label and started her own

The British electropop singer explains why the giant Atlantic Records wasn't a good fit and how that led to going her own way.

China aims to boost its growing film industry with help from Hollywood

Private Chinese interests are investing in American production companies to learn tricks of the trade that could help their own industry.

Ian McKellen on Gandalf/Dumbledore confusion: 'I will always be the real wizard'

The accomplished actor talks about reuniting with the director who helped launch his career, his over-the-top British sitcom, and the biggest misconception about him.

Teragram Ballroom aiming to be the next 'it' venue in LA

Mike Swier, who opened the Mercury Lounge and Bowery Ballroom in New York, talks about opening a new venue in L.A.'s crowded market.

Miguel tells us about his multi-racial identity and his love for LA

Miguel is becoming a dominant force in the music industry with over 1 billion Pandora plays on his last album "Kaleidoscope Dream," which also won him a Grammy for best R&B song.

Scotty Barnhart carries on the 80-year legacy of the Count Basie Orchestra

Scotty Barnhart joined the band as a trumpeter and 20 years later became its director. He talks about what it means to lead a band with such a long history.

Cuba-U.S. cultural exchange is in the spotlight as embassies re-open

The next step in normalizing relations between the two countries could increase opportunities for artists from both nations.

Comedian and performance artist Kristina Wong targets stereotypes of Asian women

Kristina Wong takes a lighthearted but pointed approach to subverting the notion that Asian women are quiet and obedient.

Scott Aukerman will get on the Emmys, one way or another

"Comedy Bang! Bang!" didn't get an Emmy nomination, but Scott Aukerman and the show's writing staff will supply Emmy host Andy Samberg with his material.

Inara George and Greg Kurstin take flight again as the bird and the bee

The duo talk about their new album's lengthy gestation period, how becoming parents changed their songwriting process, and whether they really do love L.A.

The truth behind Tim and Eric's 'Zone Theory'

The comedy duo Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim were inspired to write a satirical self-help book after observing spiritual trends in Los Angeles.

The films that stuck out at this year's Comic-Con

'Star Wars,' 'Batman v. Superman' and 'Deadpool' delivered at this year's nerdfest, but not all the film previews went well.

'The Gospel at Colonus,' where Greek tragedy and gospel music meet in harmony

The minds behind the musical's run at LA's Ebony Repertory Theater explain the musical's continued relevance and the success of the unlikely pairing at its core

Paramount Pictures changes distribution model for some upcoming films

The studio will shorten the typical three-month period before releasing a film to DVD and streaming after its theatrical release.