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

Vance Joy goes from Australia to opening for Taylor Swift

The Australian singer-songwriter James Keogh, better known as Vance Joy, is already becoming one of the biggest acts in the music industry — and he’s only released one album, “Dream Your Life Away,” which debuted less than a year ago.

Algiers uses punk rock to talk social injustice and racism

Rolling Stone named Algiers one of the 10 new acts you need to know in 2015, describing their music as “spiritual, political and confrontational.” We help you get to know them.

LA Phil's Dudamel on reaching younger, less affluent audiences

The artistic director of the L.A. Philharmonic talked with us about why he chose to stay in L.A. over New York or Berlin, and how classical can reach younger, less white, less rich audiences.

Jamie xx steps out of the xx's shadows with 'In Colour'

The young producer/DJ reveals some of the inspirations and influences behind his debut album, which is receiving rave reviews. Listen to some of the best tracks here.

'San Andreas': Destroying LA scene by scene with Director Brad Peyton

Brad Peyton, the director of the blockbuster disaster film, takes you behind the scenes while downtown Los Angeles falls apart.

'Satchmo at the Waldorf': Why Miles Davis was wrong about Louis Armstrong

One-man show "Satchmo at the Waldorf" stars John Douglas Thomas as jazz great Louis Armstrong, reflecting on his career months before he died in 1971.

'Tomorrowland,' 'Poltergeist': The movies NOT to watch on Memorial Day

It used to be that Hollywood believed summer started around Memorial Day. Now with blockbusters starting earlier, the holiday weekend isn't so special for movies this year.

Creating all-female Avengers 'A-Force' and Muslim hero Ms. Marvel

G. Willow Wilson is a Muslim woman who's also writing top books at Marvel Comics, creating both their first lead Muslim superhero and writing the new all-female Avengers, A-Force.

Hot Chip dares 'someone else better' to take their spot in indie music

Alex Taylor has been singing and playing in the U.K. electro band Hot Chip for almost 15 years. With the sixth album "Why Make Sense?" the band aims to surprise fans.

Pitch Perfect 2: The Filharmonic take a cappella to the big screen

The L.A.-based Filipino-American a cappella group the Filharmonic continues to gain popularity after appearing in "Pitch Perfect 2." Hear their interview along with an exclusive performance.

Robert Cray remembers B.B. King — and how he upstaged Eric Clapton

B.B. King has passed away at 89 years old. Robert Cray, who played with him, explains what he did to make Eric Clapton ask, "What are we going to do now, Robert?"

Little Dragon: The worst show they've ever played — for 10 people

Swedish electro-indie band Little Dragon wasn't always headlining 5,000-seat amphitheaters. When the band first started, it was playing to crowds of less than 20.

'Wayward Pines' showrunner: Like 'Lost' with answers and airtight logic

"There's never going to be, 'Ohhhh, there's a plot hole there, I could drive a truck through that thing.' It is absolutely airtight."

Marc Maron talks resentment and how everything could go wrong

"There's still part of me that's like, 'Why am I not Kanye?' I don't understand why I don't have that notoriety and that popularity."

Cannes 2015 preview: The 6 most anticipated films

From Pixar's "Inside Out" to Matthew McConaughey's highly-anticipated indie film, we break down the most buzzed about films from the Cannes Film Festival 2015.