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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
Vereen’s blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 inauguration brought him ridicule and shame. But Edgar Arceneaux's new play reveals what TV audiences didn’t get to see.
Before Netflix announced there would be no second season of the ambitious and expensive series, the filmmaker said he would bow out.
The fallout from the ill-fated Fyre Festival continues, with news that the FBI is looking into possible fraud committed by the promoters.
Brett Berns makes a documentary about his dad — an influential producer who shaped the sound of pop and R&B in the '60s when the music industry resembled the Wild West.
His latest album, "All This I Do For Glory," is full of brooding compositions that use a variety of techniques that make his saxophone sound like a five-piece band.
The recent films feature very different accounts of Turkey's history and involvement with death of 1.5 million Armenians during WWI.
Merritt talks about the major life changes, including pregnancy, that influenced her latest album, "Stitch of the World."
The cartoonist's first feature film, "My Entire High School Sinking Into The Sea," uses old-school animation methods.
The virtuoso mandolin player now finds himself balancing a busy recording-and-touring career with his new role with the popular public radio show.
The playwright won a Tony Award for his LBJ play, "All the Way," and now he's written a new work that imagines the effects of President Donald Trump's immigration policies.
His most recent project is a soundtrack for the early '60s dystopian world in the Amazon series, "The Man In the High Castle.”
Movie theater owners and studio executives have descended on Las Vegas to preview upcoming films and examine the fate of the movie business.
Although set during the height of the Cold War in the 1980s, 'The Americans' has new resonance due to recent tensions between the U.S. and Russia.
Drake’s new release broke the record for the most streams in a single day and is reshaping the definition of the traditional album.
The young composer is already attracting national attention with her nuanced use of color and texture.