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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
Singer-songwriter Angelica Garcia talks about a moving from Los Angeles to a small Colonial-era town in Virginia and how that inspired her debut album.
The musical duo known as Stew and Heidi wrote a stage show that is inspired by writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin.
The President-elect will retain his executive producer credit on the series, and the resulting income, but could this cause eventual conflicts for NBC?
In addition to artist innovations on various platforms, revenue from streaming this year will overtake music downloads and CD sales by a wide margin.
The company's founder and CEO says Vice is just like other big media companies, just "weirder" and "younger."
Emily Friedlander of Vice Media says there are underground music communities around the country and that the scene is L.A. is "very large and very active."
"Water & Power: A California Heist" is a documentary about the drought in California. The film had its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
For playwright Alena Smith, the anxieties of being an artist are similar to the effects of global warming, which is the subject of her new play.
The singer-songwriter has made it her life’s work to study the regional music of the United States, and that fit perfectly with playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes' story.
Eric Heisserer wanted to be factual to the scientific world while engaging audiences in the story of a single mom thrown into a global crisis.
Harry Groener, who plays a Donald Trump-like candidate, says the cast had to make some adjustments at the first show after the election.
Donald Margulies isn’t the son of Holocaust survivors but a childhood friend is. And they were the inspiration for his play, “The Model Apartment.”
The annual study by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation finds an uptick in LGBTQ depictions on broadcast shows, but a disturbing trend about such characters being killed off.
It’s no longer rare to come across a female mariachi group, but these accomplished musicians are making their mark with a contemporary approach to traditions they hold dear.
Michael Schur created other comedy shows including "Parks and Recreation" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." On his latest NBC comedy, he set it in an afterlife that's inclusive to all "race, creed, gender, sexual identity."