Jonathan Shifflett

Associate Producer, The Frame

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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

Movie theater chain again found not liable for Colorado shooting

A second lawsuit that alleged Cinemark did not do enough to prevent the 2012 massacre at a cineplex in Aurora has failed. What does this mean for theater security?

Playwright Ayad Akhtar's 'Disgraced' and "the nuances of Muslim identity in post-9/11 America"

Ayad Akhtar's play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2013. Three years later, it's the most produced drama in the U.S., taking on more resonance as time goes by.

'Tickled': A new documentary reveals the murky world of competitive endurance tickling

A journalist set out to learn about this odd "sport," and his curiosity led him to a strangely controlling company that invaded his privacy.

Disneyland gets a Chinese makeover for new Shanghai resort

After a decade of planning and negotiations with the Chinese partners, the $5.5 billion Shanghai Disney is ready to open.

Streaming royalties could improve with new music industry initative

Many streaming services and record labels have signed up for the Berklee College of Music’s Open Music Initiative, which seeks to identify and compensate the rightful owners of songs.