Eric Zassenhaus Assistant Managing Editor, Digital

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Eric Zassenhaus is a Sr. Web Editor for KPCC. Before that, he worked as Interim Managing Editor, Digital and as a Sr. Web Producer for the station. Prior to joining KPCC, Eric worked at KTVU in Oakland and assisted mid-career reporters in learning new skills at UC Berkeley's Knight Digital Media Center.

Eric has also served as editor at several magazines and as art director at Tikkun magazine in San Francisco. He has worked at several book publishers, including City Lights Books, where he cut his teeth building the publisher/bookstore's website.

Eric graduated from U.C. Berkeley's Graduate School for Journalism, where he concentrated in Web and multimedia journalism.

Stories by Eric Zassenhaus

City of LA calls for changes in police, fire workers' comp

The L.A. city controller is calling for a review of LAPD and LAFD protocol and exercise programs after a pair of audits found costs have jumped 35 percent in five years.

LA County looking to add more vouchers for homeless veterans

A county official said the Housing Authority is hoping to add hundreds of housing vouchers for homeless veterans a day after KPCC reported the county was falling short.

LA County falling behind in efforts to house homeless vets

The city of Los Angeles is making some progress in its efforts to house the city's homeless veterans. L.A. County? Not so much.

SkidRow Studios gives voice to diverse downtown LA

In a state-of-the-art studio downtown, a startup station doing its best to reflect the community and cacophony of L.A.'s Skid Row and the surrounding area.

Hot weather brings more beach rescues, marathon injuries

Hot weather around L.A. is being blamed for an uptick in heat-related injuries at this year's Los Angeles Marathon and an increase in rescues at the county's beaches.

Website outlines Santa Monica mountain lions' tragic family tree

A new website explores the incestuous, tragic family tree that connects the pride of Santa Monica mountain lions living just west of the 405 Freeway.

Police shoot, kill suspect in downtown LA's Skid Row

Streets in downtown Los Angeles were closed off after police shot and killed a man in downtown Los Angeles late Sunday morning.

Arroyo Seco residents, homeless clash on crime, housing at town hall

At the center of the discussion were the dozens of encampments that have taken root along the 110 Freeway. Residents said they've also seen an increase in crime and drug use.

Arroyo Seco town hall to address homeless issues Tuesday night

Neighborhood groups, police and homeless service providers will meet Tuesday night to discuss what can be done about the growing number of homeless living along the Arroyo Seco corridor.

California surpassed in earthquake count by unlikely newcomer

California is no longer the earthquake capital of the contiguous U.S., and even earthquake capital Alaska has been surpassed by an unlikely new contender, according to a new report.

Cell phone could be issue in fatal crash involving Jenner

Investigators will seek drivers' phone records in a fatal crash involving Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Bruce Jenner Saturday.

Homeless advocates, antagonists unite for census count

This year, census organizers reached out to groups that can sometimes be hostile to the homeless, encouraging them to take part in the count.

Ventura police seek public's help in grisly attack on homeless man

Police say they're still hoping to talk to potential witnesses in the case of a homeless man who was set on fire near a Ventura beach over a week ago.

LA homeless count: 2015 census gets underway this week

The effort will lead to a better understanding of who and where L.A.'s homeless are. That information then plays a role in determining how funding is allocated across the county.

Watch: Orca pod shows off for paddle-board videographer

Rich German is a prolific videographer from his surfboard in Laguna Beach. This week, he says caught sight of a pod of orcas in the area.