Eric Zassenhaus Sr Editor, Digital

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Eric Zassenhaus is a Sr Editor, Digital for KPCC. Prior to joining KPCC, Eric worked at KTVU in Oakland, KQED in San Francisco, 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 digital and multimedia journalism.

Stories by Eric Zassenhaus

Skywritten #SOS causes concern in LA

What appeared to be a call for help in L.A. and Orange County skies was intended to be an invitation to a local theme park.

7 things to see at Sunday's septimal CicLAvia

Sunday's CicLAvia in Los Angeles will close one of the big daddies of the city's surface streets: Wilshire Boulevard. We offer seven things to check out.

Cecil Hotel drowning determined accidental

The L.A. Coroners Department says a woman who was found dead in the water tank of a downtown Los Angeles hotel drowned accidentally.

FBI: Ex-USC professor facing child sex charges may have more victims

At a press conference Wednesday, the FBI and LAPD said they're seeking information on additional victims of former USC professor Walter Lee Williams.

LA police seek husband in West Hills victim's murder

Topanga police are asking for the public's help in locating the husband of a woman who was brutally stabbed to death in West Hills.

Bruce Lee statue makes brief Chinatown appearance

A bronze likeness of Bruce Lee made a brief appearance this weekend in L.A.'s Chinatown as part of the area's 'summer nights' series.

Timeline: Ron Calderon and the FBI investigation

On June 4, the FBI raided the offices of L.A. State Senator Ron Calderon. We look back at Calderon's past and his relationship with the Central Basin Water District— a public agency that is also under federal scrutiny.

Weekend box office: 'The Purge' surges to top spot

In a week marked by revelations of perceived government misdeeds and more than a little mayhem, Universal's 'The Purge' has soared past sales expectations.

Powerhouse fire: Fire reaches 25,000 acres (photos)

At a press briefing Sunday, fire officials said the ferocious Powerhouse fire had grown over 5,000 acres Sunday afternoon, reaching 25,000 acres.

1 killed, 1 injured when Gardena police fire on suspects

One suspect was reported killed and another injured when Gardena police fired on three men during a search for a bike thief early Sunday morning.

Update: Missing hikers clear of 'Powerhouse Fire'

Authorities earlier had unconfirmed reports of hikers still missing in the area of the brush fire in Angeles National Forest that had consumed more than 1,000 acres.

Alhambran Powerballers, check your tickets!

An Alhambra supermarket sold a runner-up Powerball lottery ticket worth $477,969, California Lottery officials said Sunday.

Will LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers take the field tonight?

The L.A. Galaxy's newest member has been cleared to play in tonight's game versus Seattle. If he does, he'll be the first openly gay male athlete to compete in professional sports in the U.S.

#DearMayor: The 7 issues you want LA's new mayor to address

Mr. Garcetti, here’s what KPCC's audience told us are their top priorities for you to tackle first.

3 indicted in fake-bomb bank heist at LA-area Bank of America

A federal grand jury has indicted three Los Angeles men in connection with a bank robbery in Huntington Park last year that involved a fake bomb.