Eric Zassenhaus Assistant Managing Editor, Digital

Eric Zassenhaus
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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

A boutique brand flourishes at Skid Row women's center

It's holiday crunch time, and in a out-of-the-way workshop a merry craftspeople are hard at work stitching journals and stamping the covers of holiday cards for the busiest season on record.

SoCal storm: Lighter, longer rain patch coming to LA area

The coming showers won't likely be as destructive as those that prompted evacuations and toppled trees in SoCal last week, but they'll last until at least Thursday.

USPS' big day is Monday: 4 tips to avoid Post Office panic

The US Postal Service is bracing for a 12 percent increase over last year's cargo, thanks to a rebounding economy and booming online orders. We offer a few tips for avoiding the rush.

More rain, colder weather on its way to LA area

The heavy storm system that hit the L.A. area last Tuesday may get a colder reprise later this week, the National Weather Service said.

1 dead, many injured in crash of bus heading from LA to Washington

One passenger was killed and many more were left injured Sunday after a bus headed from Southern California to Washington overturned on I-5, CHP officials said.

Run/walk for homeless shuts streets around USC

The daylong 5K run (and walk) will lead to a cascade of street closures around Exposition Park and feature the Lakers' Kobe Bryant, as it has for several years now.

How close are we to ending veteran homelessness in LA?

Service providers have just over a year to make good on a vow by the current administration to get every last vet off L.A.'s' streets. So how are they doing?

5 injured in Pomona park shooting

Five people were hospitalized with gunshot wounds after someone began firing at them from a car near Palomares Park in Pomona Saturday night, police said.

LA Archdiocese: Clergyman cleared in sex abuse investigation

A high-ranking clergyman has been cleared of suspicion of sexual misconduct, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced Saturday.

Assault in Griffith Park leaves hiker injured

A man was attacked in Griffith Park has been airlifted to a local hospital in critical condition, as police searched unsuccessfully nearby trails for the assailant, officials said.

Update: Police say they've made arrests in fatal Halloween hit-and-run in Santa Ana

Santa Ana police issued a press release Sunday announcing that they'd made "multiple" arrests in the hit and run that left three 13-year-old girls dead Friday.

Mud overflow prompts rescue, evacuations in Camarillo Springs

Heavy rains in Ventura County clogged drainage areas and caused mud and debris to flood homes in Camarillo Springs Friday night, forcing evacuations, fire officials said.

Host of CBC's 'Q' program steps down amid abuse allegations

Jian Ghomeshi, the co-creator and host of the popular arts and culture show "Q," will step down, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation announced Sunday.

OC sheriff's dept to aid in Huntington Beach shooting investigation

The Orange County Sheriff's Department will take the lead in investigating an officer's shooting of a reported reckless driver in Huntington Beach Saturday.

Suspect, victim in San Clemente clothing store shooting ID'd

Sheriff's officials have identified the victim and suspect in Saturday's shooting at a San Clemente clothing store that they describe as a likely murder-suicide.