Monica Bushman Associate Producer, Take Two
Monica Bushman is an Associate Producer on KPCC's Take Two program.
Prior to that, she worked on KPCC's local broadcast of Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
Monica began her career in radio as a producer for PRI's "America Abroad" in Washington, DC. Before coming to KPCC, she worked on various NPR shows including "Talk of the Nation" and "Morning Edition."
Monica is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a native of Anaheim, California.
Stories by Monica Bushman
What does a war movie look like in the Trump Era? One of the first is “War Machine” from Australian writer/director David Michod.
Following the Manchester bombing, NPR music critic Ann Powers wrote, "Young girls loving music, whatever kind of music, are truth. I believe in them and nothing can annihilate their truth."
Dwain Worrell was teaching English in China when he submitted a screenplay through Amazon's open submission site. Weeks later he was headed back to the US with a movie deal in hand.
Anna Ziegler's play "Actually" delves deeply into the murky territory that often surrounds the he-said, she-said accounts of a reported sexual assault.
Tom Brady and a Washington Monument penis joke figure prominently in a joke theft accusation that may land Conan O'Brien in court.
As the wife of famed director Francis Ford Coppola, Eleanor Coppola largely set aside her own creative ambitions for years. Now she's made her first feature film at age 80.
The 2017 summer movie season will be dominated by sequels, but there are also plenty of promising original films to watch out for too.
In 2014, Oliver rallied his viewers to contact the Federal Communications Commission in support of net neutrality. With the new FCC head looking to roll back regulations, Oliver is back at it.
The new Netflix series uses satirical, self-referential comedy to address touchy topics like race, politics and sexuality.
If an agreement isn’t reached by midnight tonight, or if talks aren’t extended, thousands of writers are expected to go on strike immediately.
With his fiery play titled simply “Rodney King,” actor and playwright Roger Guenveur Smith places the beating of Rodney King in a broader cultural context.
The filmmaker has some advice for young artists: go out into the world and make trouble from the inside.
There have been TV movies, documentaries and docudramas made about the case, but the Netflix documentary, "Casting JonBenet," is something quite different.
Religion, redemption and reconciliation are among the many themes running through the rapper's new album 'Damn.'
John Ridley's documentary, "Let it Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992," marks the 25 year anniversary of the 1992 L.A. Riots. He says a goal of the film was to "break hearts and lift spirits."