Jed Kim Environment Reporter
Jed Kim is an Environment Reporter for Southern California Public Radio.
Before joining KPCC, Jed was a producer at WNYC’s “The Takeaway” and an associate producer for the HBO documentary “Birders: The Central Park Effect.” His work has been featured on NPR and Marketplace.
Jed graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002, with a biology degree. After a few years of working in a laboratory, he decided that he’d be much happier as a radio reporter. He graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2008.
Stories by Jed Kim
California's May was also hotter than normal. It's a sign of what the rest of summer will be like.
Scientists and clean air advocates knew that fine particles in the air, known as PM2.5, are correlated with deaths from cardiovascular disease. Now, they may know how.
Today's drought news has political battles, doomsday scenarios and reasons why animals should not be wearing red in this drought. Plus, our first celebrity dryku!
One group wants a former rocket and nuclear test site returned to its former state; another prefers a scaled back cleanup that would allow the area to be used as open space.
Keep sending in those drykus to @kpccdryku. In the meantime, Tuesday's drought news is all about ruining your holiday plans:
On the news front, we look at drought costs, both expected and unexpected.
A foundation representing property rights groups said that research shows the bird to be genetically identical to populations of gnatcatchers found in Mexico.
Everyone wants an answer to the water shortages, be it a bond measure or increased conservation. We just want your drykus.
Farmers, fauna, and flooding — this drought is bringing a lot of F-words to mind.
Gray wolves were hunted to extinction almost 90 years ago. A new litter of pups just over the border in Oregon may one day make California its home.
The famous L.A. mountain lion was diagnosed with mange when scientists captured him in March. The treatment they provided during that capture seems to have helped.
Today's drought news tells us we're starting our day off wrong. First though, a little song to match today's reading.
Growers are urging Congress to work fast to pass a water bill. Plus, our latest dryku.
The endangered trout hasn't been seen in the lagoon for decades. It's sighting could be proof that recent restoration efforts there are paying off.
The land is 703 acres of mostly untouched Santa Monica Mountain property. It's the largest privately-owned parcel of the mountains in Los Angeles County.