James Chow is an associate producer for LAist Studios. Previously, he has produced work for AirTalk with Larry Mantle, NPR’s All Things Considered and FilmWeek. He’s reported for the Pasadena Star and written music coverage for the Long Beach Post. On the side, he also produces his own podcast called The Background, a show about the sounds we hear in our daily lives and the histories behind them.
Currently, he works on Imperfect Paradise: The Forgotten Revolutionary.
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