Eric Zassenhaus Assistant Managing Editor, Digital
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
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 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.
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.
Streets in downtown Los Angeles were closed off after police shot and killed a man in downtown Los Angeles late Sunday morning.
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.
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 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.
Investigators will seek drivers' phone records in a fatal crash involving Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Bruce Jenner Saturday.
This year, census organizers reached out to groups that can sometimes be hostile to the homeless, encouraging them to take part in the count.
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.
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.
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.
Police say a 58 year-old homeless man is recovering at a USC hospital after being set on fire while sleeping near a beach in Ventura. A passerby used sand to put out the fire before calling police.
Longtime American Muslim leader and interfaith activist Dr. Maher Hathout passed away last night from liver cancer at the City of Hope hospital in Duarte. He was 79.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory beginning late Tuesday through Wednesday, as a winter storm system swings through SoCal.