Cristina Kim Cristina Kim is a reporter/producer for Throughline.
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Cristina Kim

Cristina Kim

Reporter/Producer, Throughline

Cristina Kim is a reporter/producer for Throughline.

Before joining NPR, Kim was the race and equity reporter at KPBS in San Diego where she covered housing, evictions, and the racial wealth gap. Her reporting on racial covenants as part of NPR's collaborative investigations initiative won an NABJ award and was shortlisted for a National Headliner Award.

Kim previously worked at KQED in San Francisco as a producer on Forum, the Bay Area's daily talk show, and was the founding producer of Truth Be Told with Tonya Mosley. Her career has also included stints at StoryCorps, NPR and WBUR's Here and Now and Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting. Her work at Reveal was recognized by an Edward R. Murrow Award.

A recovering academic and self-proclaimed "context queen," Kim loves spending time in the archives as much as she loves going out and talking with people. She is based in San Diego, California.

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The Scent of History

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