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

FAA furloughs halted; Air traffic system soon at full operation

The Federal Aviation Administration says it's suspended all employee furloughs and says air traffic facilities. An LAX spokesperson said flights had been on schedule Saturday, even before normal staffing levels resumed.

Stones to play surprise show at Echoplex Saturday

Tickets to the surprise Rolling Stones show at the Echoplex have sold out, according to AEG and the band's Twitter account.

DEA holds safe 'take back' day of unwanted prescription drugs Saturday (MAP)

On Saturday, the DEA held its 6th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs.

AP Twitter account hacked; shares on Wall Street drop

Several Associated Press Twitter accounts were hacked Tuesday, sending out false reports of an explosion at the White House.

South Pasadena man suspected in 27 arsons arrested

A man was in custody Monday for allegedly setting or trying to set a series of fires in South Pasadena, Pasadena and Los Angeles, police said.

Monrovia brush fire 85 percent contained, evacuations lifted

Fire crews were able to gain on a brush fire that broke out close to the 210 Freeway. As of Sunday at 4 p.m., all evacuation orders had been lifted. The fire was at 85 percent containment.

#DearMayor: What should the next mayor do first?

We're wrapping up our #DearMayor chat for today. We heard quite a lot from area residents, which we'll be reading over in the coming weeks as we approach the April 22nd mayoral debate.

Coachella 2013: A wind storm, mirages, tent parties and art (Photos)

Coachella's eventful first weekend ended with a blinding desert sandstorm.

#DearMayor Live from NoHo: What should the next mayor do first?

Parking, arts education, transportation and the film industry were among the concerns those in NoHo had for L.A.'s next mayor during Wednesday's "DearMayor cafe town hall.

Woman found dead near UC Santa Barbara ID'd as Cal Poly student

Giselle Esme Ayala of Santa Rosa was visiting the area for the Deltopia spring break festivities, the San Luis Obispo Tribune reports.

Police make arrest in 10-year-old Northridge girl's kidnapping

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with last week's kidnapping and sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl from her family's home in Northridge.

At least 7 injured in downtown crash involving sheriff's car

Authorities say an accident involving a sheriff's patrol car in downtown Los Angeles has injured at least seven people, four seriously.

UPDATE: Police ID suspect in kidnapping of Northridge girl

FBI and police have identified 30-year-old Tobias Dustin Summers as a suspect in the kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl from her home in Northridge.

Brown pardons 65 felons on Easter eve

Governor Brown on Saturday announced he'll be granting pardons to 65 former felons, including a convicted murderer.

UPDATE: 5 of 6 former Bell officials found guilty of misappropriation of funds

The jury is deadlocked on several counts and will continue deliberations. The judge rejects an attempt by defense attorneys to challenge the validity of the verdicts.