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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
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.
The 2017 summer movie season will be dominated by sequels, but there are also plenty of promising original films to watch out for too.
In 2014, Oliver rallied his viewers to contact the Federal Communications Commission in support of net neutrality. With the new FCC head looking to roll back regulations, Oliver is back at it.
The streaming company wants to rival television, even if it is partially bound to the massive media companies that make content the old-fashioned way.
The new Netflix series uses satirical, self-referential comedy to address touchy topics like race, politics and sexuality.
If an agreement isn’t reached by midnight tonight, or if talks aren’t extended, thousands of writers are expected to go on strike immediately.
With his fiery play titled simply “Rodney King,” actor and playwright Roger Guenveur Smith places the beating of Rodney King in a broader cultural context.