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
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.
California brown pelicans have largely abandoned nesting attempts for the year. Scientists say an incoming El Niño may be to blame.
A troubled lead battery recycling facility in Vernon violated the Clean Air Act's emissions standards on more than 30 occasions, according to a notice of violation released Thursday by U.
Today's drought news begins with a "dryku."
A glittering sea of fish bodies made for gruesome images over the weekend, but scientists say the cause of the death was natural and not uncommon.
Taking a break from making up drought synonyms. Instead, I offer you a little soundtrack to listen to while reading today's drought news.
Friday's drought news looks at an already devastating fire season and other effects that sound almost like Biblical plagues.
Crews have vacuumed up most of about 10,000 gallons of crude oil that sprayed into Los Angeles streets after a high-pressure pipe burst.
Wednesday's drought news roundup has us looking outside our state and realizing that we're not the only ones hurting. Time to go "Lost" and talk about the Others.
Looking to beat the heat? Most people think of three methods: cooling centers, swimming pools and cranking the AC. Here's a status update on all three.