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Monica Bushman is an Associate Producer on KPCC's The Frame program.
Prior to that, she worked on KPCC's Take Two program and the local broadcast of Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
Monica began her career in radio as a producer for PRI's "America Abroad" in Washington, DC. Before coming to KPCC, she worked on various NPR shows including "Talk of the Nation" and "Morning Edition."
Monica is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a native of Anaheim, California.
Stories by Monica Bushman
'The Distance Between Us' chronicles Reyna Grande's experience being left behind in an impoverished Mexican town, while her parents went in search of work across the border.
If Democratic lawmakers in California regain a supermajority in the state capitol this November, what would that mean for the state?
A law professor and a pediatrician caution that sharing information about your kids online can have unintended consequences.
Wishing you could get in a time machine and skip ahead to the day after the election? You're not alone. But a more practical way to deal with election stress may be to stay in the present moment.
Most earthquake kit edibles are not exactly gourmet, but could they be? Two LA chefs share their gourmet takes on disaster preparedness.
This election has sparked all sorts of conversations between parents and kids-- about politics, about democracy, but also about sexism.
Ethiopian chef Genet Agonafer and Guelaguetza's Bricia Lopez explain how the food they make shapes what it means to them to be an American.
Advice for finding a school for your child with special needs, and making sure they get access to all the resources available.
Farsad describes herself as an "Iranian-American Muslim female comedian-slash-filmmaker." The way she 'makes white people laugh' (and promotes social change too) is through her brand of social justice comedy.
On Wednesday night California voters will get their only chance to see the two candidates for U.S. Senate meet on the debate stage.
Need motivation to walk? Don't like walking alone? "The People Walker" by Chuck McCarthy is here to help. It'll only set you back $7 per mile.
The new ABC sitcom 'Speechless' offered a rare opportunity for a TV critic (and dad) to see a family like his reflected on the small screen.
The new FX show "Better Things" stars LA-based actress Pamela Adlon, who's a single mom to three daughters. It's based on Adlon's real life, with some added embellishment.
Parents all across the country are dealing with a new reality: the empty nest. It's a time of transition that can be tough, but also a welcome change too.
It's that "wa-oh-wa-oh" line that if you haven't noticed before, you will now. And no, millennials aren't totally to blame for it.