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Monica Bushman is a 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
The actress is on the lookout for roles she hasn't played before. In her new film, "Disobedience," she has an affair with a childhood friend.
Stories about older adults are hard to come by in Hollywood. The documentary, "Still Dreaming," about seniors putting on a Shakespeare play, is incredibly uplifting.
Melissa Rosenberg is the the creator and showrunner of “Jessica Jones," the Netflix series about a flawed and reluctant superhero.
The comedian and actress talks openly about her experiences with mental health issues in her stand-up. It made her role in the dark comedy, "Corporate," a natural fit.
As part of its bankruptcy filing, the company has released employees from the non-disclosure agreements that kept them silent about Harvey Weinstein's behavior.
Performer and playwright Sarah Jones tackles tricky topics such as prostitution and pornography in her multi-character solo show.
CherryPicks will aggregate reviews from only female critics, for an alternative to the often male-dominated world of film criticism.
The epic production takes queer history and the stories of other marginalized groups from the sidelines and places them center stage.
If you're wondering why it matters whether a woman or a man directs the commercials you see, one big reason is that advertising is often a gateway to feature films for directors.
It took "The Big Picture" author Ben Fritz a year to read nearly every document from the Sony hack. And he uncovered a larger story about dramatic changes in the industry.
The Lifetime series is about the making of a "Bachelor"-like dating show. It has a lot to say about the double standards women face on- and off-screen.
In her HBO adaptation, the playwright and actress shares the accounts of teachers, students, politicians and parents — all with something to say about how race and class shape America.
Kazuhiro Tsuji quit film work in 2012 to focus on sculpture — but he couldn't pass up the chance to work on "Darkest Hour."
Set in the fictional town of Freeland, Salim Akil's new CW series touches on gang violence, social justice and police brutality.
The sound on the singer/songwriter's new album is acoustic and stripped down. The title started as a joke between friends, but it was so perfect that it stuck.