James Kim Associate Producer, The Frame

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James Kim is the Associate Producer on KPCC's arts and entertainment program, The Frame.

James previously worked as Assistant producer on the show and as an intern with KPCC's "Off Ramp." There, 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

Adam Young makes fictional film score for 'The Spirit of St. Louis'

The musician and composer takes a break from writing pop songs to create scores for fictional films based on historical events.

Kevin Morby's Mt. Washington is the anchor of "Singing Saw"

One major inspiration for Kevin Morby's new album? Late night walks through the hills of the quiet L.A. neighborhood, which he calls the "poor man's Laurel Canyon."

Eddie Huang: 'The most satisfying thing is to be understood'

The writer, restaurateur and TV host opens up about his fallout with the ABC show, "Fresh Off The Boat," and why he decided to write about the domestic abuse in his childhood home.

Breaking down Beyoncé's 'Lemonade'

Interspersing the work of British-Somali poet Warsan Shire with her own expletive-laden dialogue and lyrics, Beyoncé has taken a bold step forward in her artistic evolution.

John Carney's film are like albums, and 'Sing Street' is his most personal

The director says he wrote the music for "Once" before coming up with the visuals, "Begin Again" was "the difficult second album," and his latest was an opportunity "to come back home."

LA's other outdoor theater revamps and reopens

The Ford Amphitheatre in the Hollywood Hills has undergone a $65.8 million renovation, updating the 1931 structure to modern standards.

Coachella 2016 recap: It's not an alternative festival anymore

The music festival has shifted from featuring indie artists to EDM acts and DJs; and Doppler Labs used the festival to promote earbuds that allow the user to customize the sound mix at each stage.

'Dark Horse' is the role of a lifetime for Māori actor Cliff Curtis

The New Zealand actor is getting praise for his new film "The Dark Horse" and currently stars in the hit show "Fear The Walking Dead," but he hasn't forgotten his indigenous roots.

The Last Shadow Puppets want to disorientate their listeners

The band's new album, "Everything You've Come To Expect," reunites Alex Turner and Miles Kane after an eight-year hiatus.

Mayer Hawthorne taps into his Detroit roots on 'Man About Town'

"There's always gonna be that Detroit soul, hip-hop and Iggy Pop mentality of not giving an eff in everything that I do, but I gotta make music that I love."

'The Boss' director Ben Falcone won't let his kids watch his movies

Falcone and his wife, Melissa McCarthy, have made two R-rated films, and even though his kids appear in "The Boss," the language and material is too adult for them.

Ben Harper: 'We've come too far to still be here'

The socially-conscious singer and songwriter addresses police brutality against African Americans on his new album, "Call It What It Is."

With music banned in much of Mali, Songhoy Blues tries to fight the power

Muslim extremists have clamped down on most cultural expression, but the band perseveres. Their story is part of the new documentary, "They Will Have To Kill Us First."

'Patience': Daniel Clowes knows his work will always be 'overshadowed' by superheroes

The celebrated graphic novelist spent five years working on his latest book, and though his work has been adapted into films, he knows he'll always be the little guy in the comic book industry.

"The Path" creator Jessica Goldberg made a new religion for the new Hulu show

"The Meyerist Movement" is a cult-like group that serves as the center point in "The Path." The show's creator says she drew from a lot of different spiritual beliefs.