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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
Director Dee Rees understands why people find parts of "Mudbound" difficult to watch. But she says she hopes it doesn't become an excuse for them to look away.
Willem Dafoe has nearly 40 years of acting experience under his belt. He says working with mostly first-time actors on "The Florida Project" made him the outsider, which fit the story perfectly.
Rotten Apples is a new online database that allows you to search if anyone associated with a TV show or a movie has been accused of sexual harassment or assault.
The play follows an all-girls soccer team between matches. As she wrote the play, DeLappe says she envisioned it as a war movie.
Awards season is usually the time for Hollywood to celebrate itself. This year, its also a reflection of increased scrutiny on the industry's treatment of women.
Viacom, which owns Nickelodeon, has turned one of its most recognized shows into a Broadway musical.
Before it became a cult classic, "The Room" was a spectacular flop — maybe the best "so bad it's good" movie of all time.
The director often gets scripts about murderers but this one, about a real-life Irish immigrant who was convicted of killing her employer, stood out.
Screenwriter Anthony McCarten says the film was inspired by Churchill's writing and oratorical gifts, which inspired a nation to persevere through WWII.
In her documentary, filmmaker Paige Goldberg Tolmach tries to find out why so many male former students at her prep school alma mater have died by suicide.
Lullabies are generally designed for the purpose of getting little ones to sleep. But Rockabye Baby wants to create versions that a music-loving parent can get a kick from.
The results of the 2016 election gave Jon Robin Baitz's play "Vicuña" a new resonance, and prompted a brand new ending for the play's staging in Washington, DC.
Joshua White's light shows have accompanied everyone from The Doors to Janis Joplin. Now, he's playing museums.
The actor, who allegedly made a sexual advance to a minor 30 years ago, is set to star in a Netflix film as Gore Vidal, who teaches a young man "about life, love and politics."
Being the author's nephew helped him secure her cooperation — but it also presented challenges on "Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold."