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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
Arrested at 16, Browder spent three years at New York's Rikers Island jail, much of it in solitary confinement, without ever being convicted of a crime. Two years after his release, he took his own life.
"Clean Version" makes sanitized versions of a select number of Sony films available as an extra feature to customers who buy the original theatrical version on participating digital platforms.
The highly polarized political climate, combined with the ease with which consumers can launch a social media campaign against a brand, has advertisers on edge.
The director of the "Blackfish" documentary discusses why she chose to tell the true story of a U.S. Marine and her combat dog through a narrative film.
'Broad City' writer/director Lucia Aniello is no stranger to comedy. With her debut feature, she's the first woman to direct a big studio, R-rated comedy in nearly 20 years.
Members of the ensemble in a Broadway musical sing, dance and act. They often play multiple roles in one show. So why aren't they eligible for a Tony?
Wonder Woman was on the verge of irrelevance until DC Comics writer and artist George Pérez got his hands on the character in 1986.
The Writer's Guild contract negotiations came down to the wire, and now it's time for SAG-AFTRA to step to the negotiating table.
Netflix got booed by the French press, filmmaker Sofia Coppola made history, and Jessica Chastain's comments about women in film went viral.
What does a war movie look like in the Trump Era? One of the first is “War Machine” from Australian writer/director David Michod.
Following the Manchester bombing, NPR music critic Ann Powers wrote, "Young girls loving music, whatever kind of music, are truth. I believe in them and nothing can annihilate their truth."
Dwain Worrell was teaching English in China when he submitted a screenplay through Amazon's open submission site. Weeks later he was headed back to the US with a movie deal in hand.
Anna Ziegler's play "Actually" delves deeply into the murky territory that often surrounds the he-said, she-said accounts of a reported sexual assault.
Tom Brady and a Washington Monument penis joke figure prominently in a joke theft accusation that may land Conan O'Brien in court.
As the wife of famed director Francis Ford Coppola, Eleanor Coppola largely set aside her own creative ambitions for years. Now she's made her first feature film at age 80.