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Associate Producer, The Frame
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
Lullabies are generally designed for the purpose of getting little ones to sleep. But Rockabye Baby wants to create versions that a music-loving parent can get a kick from.
The results of the 2016 election gave Jon Robin Baitz's play "Vicuña" a new resonance, and prompted a brand new ending for the play's staging in Washington, DC.
Joshua White's light shows have accompanied everyone from The Doors to Janis Joplin. Now, he's playing museums.
The actor, who allegedly made a sexual advance to a minor 30 years ago, is set to star in a Netflix film as Gore Vidal, who teaches a young man "about life, love and politics."
Being the author's nephew helped him secure her cooperation — but it also presented challenges on "Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold."
After the Weinstein revelations, what's next? Undoing Hollywood’s entrenched hiring practices.
Alex Alpharaoh is an actor, writer and spoken-word poet. He’s also a DACA recipient. With the program set to expire, Alpharaoh is sharing his story in "WET: A DACAmented Journey."
Over the past 25 years, Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott, co-producing directors of A Noise Within have built a respected, classical repertory company essentially from the ground up.
Country music singer Jason Aldean took the stage in Tulsa, Oklahoma at his first concert since the deadly mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.
Joe Morton plays the late comedian and activist Dick Gregory on stage in "Turn Me Loose." That Gregory's comedy remains so relevant today, Morton says, is both remarkable and troubling.
A Weinstein Company executive who reportedly confronted the film executive about his behavior was labeled as the "sex police." Everyone who worked there had to sign confidentiality agreements.
What does it say about the culture of the film industry that the allegations against the movie mogul never became public until now?
The actor stars as an elderly, chain-smoking, rough-around-the-edges Navy veteran who bears more than a slight resemblance to Stanton himself. But he died before seeing the finished film.
Before comedian Zach Anner was a writer on ABC's "Speechless," he was a fan. Like the show's main character, Anner has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair.
As part of PST: LA/LA, contemporary bands like Chicano Batman and The Mexican Institute of Sound are paying homage to key figures and movements in L.A. musical history.