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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
Reality producer Jonathan Murray discusses his latest docu-series, about young adults who have Down Syndrome.
The actress produced and narrated the new documentary, which is based on Jonathan Safran Foer's book of the same name.
Yves Bergquist looked at the relationship between Rotten Tomato scores and box office returns and found no correlation— positive or negative— between the two.
His top priorities as head of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are finishing the Academy museum, expanding diversity initiatives, and film preservation.
"Building The American Dream" follows the importance of immigrant construction workers to the Texas economy and the role DACA has played in securing their livelihood.
The theater's new producing artistic director has a big challenge: attracting new audiences without alienating longtime patrons.
Her career has spanned more than 30 years, with roles in everything from "The X-Files" to "True Detective." Now, she's finally getting widespread recognition.
Box office receipts are one way of gauging a film's success. So are awards. But how about when a movie gets its own drag parody show? "La La Land" now can say it has all three.
Adam Langdon stars in "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," the story of an incredibly intelligent teen who can't articulate his emotions.
Will Packer's Amazon series "Black America” will imagine a post-Civil War America where former slaves are given reparations and form their own sovereign nation.
Kenny Ortega choreographed and directed the Disney Channel's "High School Musical" and "Descendants" films. He says he'd love to someday make a coming-out story for young people.
For Aubrey Plaza, the challenge of portraying a emotionally unstable character in "Ingrid Goes West" was actually really enjoyable. She says the more uncomfortable the work is, the more fun she's having.
Marvel Studios wowed fans with "Thor" and "Black Panther." But fans looking for a peek at the new "Deadpool" or "X-Men" films were let down by 20th Century Fox.
As a fairy tale about eating children, "Hansel & Gretel" was already pretty disturbing. As an art exhibition about surveillance, it's unnerving in a different way.
The characters in the Netflix series are snobs who behave badly. The show's co-creators hope they're relatable enough to make up for it.