Monica Bushman Associate Producer, The Frame

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Monica Bushman is an Associate Producer on KPCC's The Frame program.

Prior to that, she worked on KPCC's Take Two program and the 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

Q&A: How will Obamacare affect your taxes this year?

It's February, W2s are arriving in the mail, and that means one thing: tax time. But this year, because of Obamacare, the process will be a little different.

How does the housing market in LA compare with NYC?

To get more affordable housing in L.A., Angelenos are going to have to get comfortable with building up. But that doesn't necessarily mean more NYC-like skyscrapers.

'Boogaloo and Graham': 2 boys, 2 chickens, one Oscar nod

The Oscar-nominated live-action short film 'Boogaloo and Graham" is a poignant, funny tale of two young boys and their beloved pet chickens, set in 1978 Belfast.

Writer Susan Orlean's dilemma: to burn a book or not?

Susan Orlean's upcoming book is all about L.A.'s Central Public Library and the deliberately-set fire that destroyed 20 percent of its holdings. But what does it feel like to burn a book? To find out, she'd have to burn one herself.

Martin Luther King Jr's lost speech at UCLA found 50 years later

UCLA grad Derek Bolin salvaged more than 300 speeches given on campus since the 1950s. But the speech given by Martin Luther King Jr took some extra digging to find.

Here's one of the wackiest holiday displays in SoCal; what's your favorite?

The drive along the 5 freeway between L.A. and Orange County is usually pretty dull, but during the holidays there's an unlikely bright spot along the way: the Christmas decorations at Dunkel Brothers Machinery Moving in La Mirada.

Son campaigns to add the names of the 'Lost 74' sailors to the Vietnam Memorial

During the Vietnam War, 74 American sailors lost their lives when the U.S.S. Frank E. Evans was struck by an Australian aircraft carrier in the South China Sea. But their names were never added to the Vietnam War Memorial. That may soon change.

Why gameshows like 'The Price is Right' are gaining viewers

Gameshows may seem retro, but they're gaining audiences here in the U.S. and abroad. Even shows like "The Price is Right," which have been on the air for decades, are gaining viewers.

Behind the scenes with the creators of 'Tiny Hamster's Tiny Thanksgiving'

You know all those web videos with hamsters eating mini versions of favorite human dishes like burritos? Well, there's a Thanksgiving version now!

Museum of Latin American Art to include Chicano art

MOLAA made an important announcement last week that it will "clarify" how it defines what Latin American art is and who creates it - to include artists of Latin American descent based in the U.S. and other countries.

Debbie Reynolds' private memorabilia collection headed to auction

Debbie Reynolds is not just a Hollywood star, she's also a Hollywood collector. Over the years, she's amassed a huge collection of Tinsel Town memorabilia. And now she's selling it off...