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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
TV movies like "A Very Merry Mix-Up" and "Matchmaker Santa" may not qualify as classics, but they've got a pretty loyal fanbase and can rake in some serious ratings.
Many of the kids at Black Rock High School have been labeled "bad kids." Their principal and teachers are determined to help them succeed.
Donald Trump was the king of reality TV. He's also the next leader of the free world. Did the former help make the latter a reality?
During the holidays, with all the focus on Santa Claus, toy-making elves and presents, the importance of giving can get a little lost in the mix.
When it comes to moving forward after the election, Gloria Steinem says, "to agonize and think only about the future is to give up a chance to influence the future by what you're doing right now."
A cultural exhibition featuring Syrian art, traditional clothing, musical instruments, and handicrafts aims to expand visitors' understanding of the country and its people.
Parents teach their kids and help them grow, but kids have a lot to teach their parents too. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot explains how in "Growing Each Other Up."
A recent report published in the journal Pediatrics finds that teen depression is increasing, and many depressed teens aren't getting treatment.
The new documentary "Asperger's Are Us" follows four young, comic comrades around Boston as they get ready for what could be their final show.
Now that the election is over, many families are now asking "what next?" A psychologist offers suggestions for productive ways to move forward.
On Election Day, the number of female governors in the U.S. dropped from six to five. The number of women in Congress stayed flat. Where do we go from here?
The world's reservoirs emit more greenhouse gases than the entire nation of Canada. So why aren't they included in national greenhouse gas inventories?
Because of a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, ballot selfies will be legal in CA starting January 1. The ACLU is suing to move the date up, arguing that the ban violates the right to free speech.
'The Distance Between Us' chronicles Reyna Grande's experience being left behind in an impoverished Mexican town, while her parents went in search of work across the border.
If Democratic lawmakers in California regain a supermajority in the state capitol this November, what would that mean for the state?