Nic Cha Kim

Nic Cha Kim is the Senior Producer of Arts & Culture at PBS SoCal, where he produces the award-winning anthology documentary series Artbound and develops arts programming for public media. Prior to joining PBS SoCal, Nic reported for SoCal Connected on KCET and worked as a multimedia journalist for Spectrum News 1 and Free Speech TV.

A native Angeleno, Nic has lived in East L.A, Westlake, and the San Gabriel Valley, but considers Downtown L.A. his home base where he previously owned a video art gallery and co-founded the creative district Gallery Row. Passionate about communicating stories about arts and culture in L.A., Nic enjoys connecting with artists and learning about their creative processes.

Nic has won four L.A. Emmy awards and was named the 2018 “Television Journalist of the Year” by the L.A. Press Club. Past accolades also include SoCal Journalism Awards, National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards, and Golden Mikes.

Devoted to increasing diversity and inclusion in the newsroom, Nic co-chairs LA Press Club’s Foot in the Door Fellowship and mentors for PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs.

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