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Associate Producer, The Frame
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
Country music singer Jason Aldean took the stage in Tulsa, Oklahoma at his first concert since the deadly mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.
Joe Morton plays the late comedian and activist Dick Gregory on stage in "Turn Me Loose." That Gregory's comedy remains so relevant today, Morton says, is both remarkable and troubling.
A Weinstein Company executive who reportedly confronted the film executive about his behavior was labeled as the "sex police." Everyone who worked there had to sign confidentiality agreements.
What does it say about the culture of the film industry that the allegations against the movie mogul never became public until now?
The actor stars as an elderly, chain-smoking, rough-around-the-edges Navy veteran who bears more than a slight resemblance to Stanton himself. But he died before seeing the finished film.
Before comedian Zach Anner was a writer on ABC's "Speechless," he was a fan. Like the show's main character, Anner has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair.
As part of PST: LA/LA, contemporary bands like Chicano Batman and The Mexican Institute of Sound are paying homage to key figures and movements in L.A. musical history.
Reality producer Jonathan Murray discusses his latest docu-series, about young adults who have Down Syndrome.
The actress produced and narrated the new documentary, which is based on Jonathan Safran Foer's book of the same name.
Yves Bergquist looked at the relationship between Rotten Tomato scores and box office returns and found no correlation— positive or negative— between the two.
His top priorities as head of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are finishing the Academy museum, expanding diversity initiatives, and film preservation.
"Building The American Dream" follows the importance of immigrant construction workers to the Texas economy and the role DACA has played in securing their livelihood.
The theater's new producing artistic director has a big challenge: attracting new audiences without alienating longtime patrons.
Her career has spanned more than 30 years, with roles in everything from "The X-Files" to "True Detective." Now, she's finally getting widespread recognition.
Box office receipts are one way of gauging a film's success. So are awards. But how about when a movie gets its own drag parody show? "La La Land" now can say it has all three.