Kim Bui Associate Editor, Social Media and Outreach
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P. Kim Bui is the Associate Editor for Social Media and Outreach for Southern California Public Radio.
Bui manages KPCC's social media and engagement on and off the Web. She also develops outreach efforts for KPCC's content and technology partners.
Her experience in Web journalism includes major newspapers such as the Kansas City Star and San Luis Obispo Tribune, where she worked as a reporter. Bui has also worked on major news start-ups like The Loop 21, where she managed development and web operations. She's also the co-founder of #wjchat, a weekly Twitter chat for web journalists. Bui was named one of Poynter's 35 influential people in social media in 2010.
Originally from Des Moines, Iowa, Bui graduated with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State University. She is an active member of the Online News Association, organizing the group's L.A. chapter. She also sits on the board of the Asian American Journalists Association's (AAJA) Los Angeles chapter.
When not tweeting for KPCC, she writes short stories and enjoys outdoor exploits and culinary life around L.A.
Stories by Kim Bui
We want to know what intersections and locations are most dangerous for pedestrians and cyclists. See what's been submitted and send in your own report.
Temperatures are soaring into triple digits across the California, sending thousands to beaches, lakes and shopping malls in search of cooler climes.
It's going to be the United States versus America for Olympic gold in women's beach volleyball, and they're both Southern California teams. Tell us who you are rooting for.
Share the lessons from your father taught by tweeting with #KPCCdad, and read some of the lessons we've gathered so far.
As the parade continues, share your photos by tweeting with #KingsParade.
We asked our social media audience what they would do if they could spend a day with the Stanley Cup. Here are the best answers.
On Mother's Day, it's all about gifts for mom — but what about what she's given us? We asked our audience to share gifts their moms have given them; here's what they said.
Firefighters say they have slowed the fire for now. At 40% containment, crews expect to battle the fire into the night. Meanwhile, Metrolink has re-opened its tracks north of Via Princess.
We're gathering thoughts on how the L.A. Riots defined Los Angeles in 1992, now, and in the future.
A voice behind LAFD's social media account is asking the department to clarify its info release policy after the mayor chastised the agency last week.
Councilman Mitch Englander and other public safety professionals call LAFD's new, stricter policy on information release short sighted.
If Kodak gets out, who will take its place on the nameplate? Councilman Eric Garcetti is looking for suggestions.
A Hollywood man has been arrested in connection with the weekend spree of 53 fires from West Hollywood to the San Fernando Valley.
The Youth Justice Coalition had planned a cleanup of the former Hyde Park Library, 6527 Crenshaw Blvd., that started today and was going to last until Friday said Kurti Parekh, program coordinator for the group. However, LAPD have said they do not have permission to be there and are trespassing.
A hacker group affiliated with Anonymous has claimed responsibility for posting the personal information of more than 40 members of the Los Angeles Police Department's command staff. A member of the group said in a chat with KPCC Wednesday evening it put the information up because of the LAPD's "violent oppression" in clearing the Occupy LA encampment. Police said Thursday the majority of the officers listed were not involved in the Occupy LA clearing operation and some were retired.