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Arts & Entertainment Editor, The Frame
Darby C. Maloney is the Arts & Entertainment Editor for Southern California Public Radio. She works on KPCC's daily arts and entertainment program, The Frame.
Prior to joining KPCC, Darby covered the entertainment industry as producer of KCRW’s "The Business" and the "Hollywood Breakdown." While at KCRW, she launched "The Spin-off," a monthly podcast about television, contributed to other culture shows such as "Unfictional," and her work on "The Business" earned numerous awards including two Gracies, a Golden Mike, and a National Entertainment Journalism Award.
In 2006-2007 she was a contributing producer to the "This American Life" television series on Showtime. In the episode "Growth Spurt," she produced the story "Lights, Camera, Traction" about a group of people at the Burbank Senior Artists Colony who made a short film and in the process discovered what it means to be young. From 2008-2010 she helped launch and produce the web-series "The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers" with NOVA and WGBH. The series was nominated for a Webby and won a Streamy in that time.
Prior to her career in producing, Darby was a psychotherapist who was trained in psychoanalysis. She has a BA in English from Northwestern University and a Masters in Social Work from Boston University.
Stories by Darby Maloney
The young deaf actress who plays Rose in the new Todd Haynes movie hopes the film will expand audiences' understanding of deaf people.
"The Hunting Ground" producer Amy Ziering believes a film about predatory behavior in Hollywood is in order, but the industry itself might get in the way.
Director Brett Morgen discusses the making of a new documentary about the world's most famous female scientist.
What does it say about the culture of the film industry that the allegations against the movie mogul never became public until now?
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal discusses portraying a real-life survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
The Frame's John Horn tours the construction site of the museum that is set to open in 2019, next door to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
The "Breaking Bad" star discusses the low point in his career that led him to his second directorial effort about reality television and suicide.
The actress, who has co-written other films, discusses her first solo directing effort on "Lady Bird" and lessons she learned from other directors.
The filmmaker stopped by The Frame with his father to talk about his latest movie — which was inspired by their relationship.
The filmmaker's documentary looks at the politics and ethics of a practice that has passionate supporters and detractors.
The Oscar-winning actress plays Billie Jean King, who in the 1970s fought for women to receive the same prize money as their male counterparts.
The tennis great says the new film captures the larger fight for equality that was at stake in her 1973 match with Bobby Riggs.
After streaming service Seeso announced it was shutting down, married comics Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher released the diversity statistics of their show's cast and crew.
The Frame hears from a trio of actors and producers about telling authentic trans narratives in the televisions shows "The Fosters," "Queen Sugar" and "Transparent."
The former singer of the indie band The Fever talks about how he made the leap from struggling musician to full-fledged filmmaker.