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Jonathan Shifflett is an associate producer on KPCC’s arts and entertainment program, The Frame.
Outside of KPCC, he produces a podcast about women in punk called “I’m in the Band” and he also plays in a country bluegrass band. He has a BA in guitar performance from the Thornton School of Music and received a master’s degree in journalism from the USC Annenberg School for Communication. Jonathan is a native of St. Helena, CA.
Stories by Jonathan Shifflett
L.A. Times flim reporter, Steven Zeitchik, is on the ground in Toronto. He told The Frame why Toronto matters to awards season and gave us his top picks this year.
"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.
She has an Emmy nomination for Ava DuVernay's documentary, "13th," and that led to her working on the filmmaker's "Queen Sugar."
The popular indie film theater has closed its doors as it deals with the resignation of its founder and the vice-president of its board of directors.
"Rumble" takes its name from the song by Shawnee musician Link Wray. Few even knew he was a Native American.
One of the big four networks has doubled its number of Latino actors and writers after a little persuasion from The National Latino Media Council.
A new exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art traces the painter's work from his civil rights activist days to a style that was deeply personal.
Comedian Wanda Sykes and Chris Nee, the creator of “Doc McStuffins,” discuss an episode of the Disney Jr. show that features same-sex parents.
Joi Harris was a licensed motorcycle racer who was doing her first movie stunts. She reportedly lost control of her bike and was thrown through a plate glass window.
Kyle Mooney and Dave McCary always dreamed of making a movie. Now their quirky "Brigsby Bear" is a reality — and they hope people show up to see it.
Former Vice President Al Gore hopes his new documentary "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power" will educate people on how to talk about climate change and combat "fake news" with the truth.
Harvey Kubernik's new book, “1967: a Complete Rock Music History of the Summer of Love," tracks the iconic moments and movements of that pivotal time in pop culture.
It's been six years since the band's last album, and the drummer left to launch a solo career as Father John Misty, but Pecknold says there was still new sounds to explore.
Various U.S. presidents have been depicted as the doomed Shakespeare character. A New York Times theater critic says many people are misinterpreting the play.
Trey Shults says writing the movie helped him confront his fear of death and to deal with the grief of losing his father.