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Jonathan Shifflett is an associate producer on KPCC’s arts and entertainment program, The Frame.
Outside of KPCC, he produces a podcast about women in punk called “I’m in the Band” and he also plays in a country bluegrass band. He has a BA in guitar performance from the Thornton School of Music and received a master’s degree in journalism from the USC Annenberg School for Communication. Jonathan is a native of St. Helena, CA.
Stories by Jonathan Shifflett
The playwright realized his story called for music, so he recruited composer Jeanine Tesori for the show that imagines China as the leading world power after the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
New accusations against R. Kelly for alleged sexual abuse are the latest in a long history. One music reporter shares what he's learned investigating the singer for nearly two decades.
In his new book “Memphis Rent Party” Gordon writes about Sam Phillips’ crazed Letterman appearance to encounters with impoverished bluesmen in rural juke-joints.
‘The Hobbit’ star is working on two small-scale horror films — the Netflix movie ‘Cargo' and ‘Ghost Stories’ — both of which presented unique challenges.
Facebook and Twitter have made efforts to stem the flow of misinformation and abusive content. Google’s streaming video platform, however, has been slower to act
His new book spans over half a century of images capturing two very different visions of Los Angeles, from pop culture icons to social activists.
The comedian draws from his "Daily Show" roots and his love of public television on his new late-night show for HBO, which often deals with policing issues.
“The Reckoning: Hollywood’s Worst Kept Secret" set to premiere at the Hot Docs Festival. Director Barry Avrich's first film about Weinstein was effectively buried.
MoviePass offers subscribers the chance to see a movie every day, for less than the price of a single movie ticket in New York.
The Tune-Yards' indie, Afrobeat style has earned them legions of fans — but it has also attracted fierce criticism.
From North Dakota to L.A. and now Salt Lake City, Brosseau is a sensitive plainsman adrift in the big city. His lyrics observe the ordinary phenomena of modern life.
Amy Adrion's "Half the Picture" examines the challenges that female filmmakers face: "This is not a film about the bad behavior of men. This is a film about the strength of women."
The playwright's trilogy inspired by a cousin's military service is being produced concurrently for the first time.
The film's director, Dee Rees, says Tamar-Kali's music was "the blood beneath the mud" in the story of racial strife in the post-WWII rural South.
Recalling the warmth of early ‘70s R&B, Hakim takes after Marvin Gaye with his lyrics, exploring more personal and introverted themes.