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

Coachella 2015: Breaking down the schedule, making hard choices

It's difficult to watch every band at Coachella, but Consequence of Sound's Phillip Cosores will help make some of those decisions a little easier.

Coachella: Night Terrors of 1927 start from the bottom up

Night Terrors of 1927 consists of members from other bands that didn't last. Find out how members of Rilo Kiley and the Honorary Title started fresh and ended up at Coachella.

'American Odyssey' took over 3 years to get to the small screen

'American Odyssey' co-creators talk about going with a female protagonist and the criticism directed towards the portrayal of the Muslim world.

Actor Equity: Hear both sides of the 99-seat plan argument

The union that represents theater actors and stage managers is considering changes that would increase pay for its members, but that could reduce opportunities.

Drake, Kendrick and Tink make 2015 a strong year for hip-hop

With Drake and Kendrick Lamar dropping new albums unannounced and rappers Tink and Action Bronson on the rise, 2015 is a promising year for hip-hop.

Trevor Noah keeps his 'Daily Show' post after controversial tweets

The South African comedian has apparently survived the firestorm that erupted after his Twitter feed revealed jokes that some felt were anti-Semitic and sexist.

Where did Trevor Noah come from? This South African comedy scene, that's where

Comedy Central chose the relatively unknown South African comedian as the new host of "The Daily Show," but his lack of notoriety could be used to his benefit.

Chapman University's film department shows its stuff at the multiplex

The Orange County-based school has launched a production company that will make low-budget films for the marketplace, debuting with a psychological thriller, "The Barber."

Laura Marling used the city of LA to inspire 'Short Movie'

The British singer-songwriter says she's never stayed in one place for more than a month. But she spent an entire year in Los Angeles to record her latest album.

Twin Shadow doesn't see being a pop star as a bad thing

The latest album from George Lewis Jr. marks the transition from an indie sound to pop, but according to the artist, it's part of a natural progression.

ASCAP director Paul Williams wants fair pay for songwriters in the digital age

How is the music industry affected, specifically songwriters, as streaming music becomes the new normal? ASCAP director Paul Williams says the system is broken.

Musician-attorney Joe Escalante says the 'Blurred Lines' jury 'got it wrong'

The punk rock bassist, who also owns a record label, says the verdict means lawyers will now dictate how music should sound.

Clint Eastwood on 'American Sniper' connecting with audiences

"American Sniper" has become the top grossing movie released in 2014. The director talks about its success and why he thinks the film resonates with audiences.

Robert Christgau on a lifetime of listening

The so-called "Dean of Rock Critics" talks about the first time he knew he wanted to write about music, and why pop music is still important.

Wayne Federman's film fest lets comedians geek out on movies

The comedian hosts his fourth annual film festival, where he lets fellow funny people choose movies that inspired them.