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Angela Kim

  • Angela Kim

    Angela Kim first came to "Weekend America" as an intern in 2005, and later joined the staff as a producer. She has contributed to WBUR's daily news, arts and culture program "Here and Now," and to the national Asian America public radio show pilot "As I Am: Asians In America." She received a 2008 Gracie Allen Award for her work on "As I Am: Asians In America." Kim also worked on the film documentary "Overshadowed: Boston's Chinatown," which screened at the 2005 Boston Asian American Film Festival.

    Kim has a M.A. in Integrated Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Irvine.

    Raised in Orange County, Calif., she has lived in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Boston, Sweden and now resides in Minneapolis. Kim enjoys traveling, good food, photography, finding gems in unlikely places, and has an affinity for indie pop music--she dreams one day to play tambourine on an album.

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  • News in Brief: The Future Is... Fake Chicken

    You may have heard Adriene Hill's story on fake chicken on the Marketplace Morning Report. But, why chow down on something fake when you can get the real thing?

  • QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Eco-Labels

    Being a green consumer can be difficult when there are over 400 eco-labels to wade through that identify everything from saving energy to being vegan. But it's unclear which labels have authority or who's monitoring them.

  • TRIVIA: What do you know about the middle class?

    Some of us may think we're part of the "middle class" but what exactly does that mean? Find out what it takes to fall into that group and learn why other may be barely clinging to the status.

  • TRIVIA: What do you know about the middle class?

    Some of us may think we're part of the "middle class" but what exactly does that mean? Find out what it takes to fall into that group and learn why other may be barely clinging to the status.

  • Good News, Bad News, No News

    Our panel of non-experts weigh in on this week's news events in a parlor game to gauge what kind of week America had. Joining us on this week's panel are Nancy French, author of "A Red State of Mind," comedian Dana Gould and Reihan Salam, associate editor at The Atlantic.

  • Good News, Bad News, No News: Executive Transparency, Printed Blogs, and Hotel Cutbacks

    It's time for our weekly parlor game to keep track of the good, bad and unworthy news of the week. We're joined by Luke Burbank, host of the radio show "Too Beautiful To Live" in Seattle; Kerry Howley, contributing editor to Reason magazine; and Yale University Professor of Literature Amy Hungerford.

  • Good News, Bad News, No News: Flight 1549, Economic Stimulus, and Love

    US Airways Flight 1549

    Time for our weekly parlor game to keep track of the news of the week. We're joined by Simon Doonan, author and creative director of Barneys New York; Nancy French, author of "A Red State of Mind"; and Reihan Salam, associate editor at the Atlantic.

  • Lady Dottie

    Lady Dottie and the Diamonds

    Dorothy Mae "Lady Dottie" Whitsett is the lead singer of Lady Dottie and the Diamonds, based out of San Diego, Calif. The sound is a bit of soul, blues and garage. Whitsett's background is gospel music. San Diego isn't known for blues or soul, but Lady Dottie has an intense following in the indie scene. Producer Angela Kim reports.

  • Good/Bad/No News: The Green Stimulus, Roland Burris, and Squirrel Eating

    Roland Burris

    Time for our weekly parlor game to gauge the week's news. Our guests this week are Luke Burbank, host of the radio show "Too Beautiful To Live" in Seattle; Stacey Grenrock-Woods, a sex advice columnist for Esquire Magazine; and John Roderick, songwriter and guitarist for The Long Winters.

  • Good News, Bad News, No News

    President elect Barack Obama

    Time for our weekly parlor game to keep track of the news of the week. We are joined by Yale University professor of literature Amy Hungerford' John Ridley, author and founding editor of thatminoritything.com; and Reihan Salam, associate editor at the Atlantic.

  • The Economy at the End of the Year

    October 1929

    As 2008 comes to an end, Americans find themselves in the thick of a recession. This was the year that Americans had to come to grips with their spending and debt and boy, it was not a pretty sight. Chris Farrell, American Public Media's chief economic correspondent, is here to sift through the economic news of 2008.

  • Auto Bailout, Shoe Throwing, and Romantic Comedies

    Rick Wagoner, CEO of GM

    Time for our weekly parlor game to gauge the news of the week. We are joined by Luke Burbank, host of the radio show "Too Beautiful To Live" in Seattle; Kerry Howley, contributing editor to Reason Magazine; and Bob Mankoff, cartoon editor at The New Yorker.

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