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

Protesters gather at Murrieta City Hall, Border Patrol station

Several hundred gathered near Murrieta's city hall Wednesday afternoon as part of a vigil in support of undocumented migrants arriving from Central America.

Wildfires surge in Northern California over hot, dry weekend

A series of wildfires in Northern California and Nevada have threatened neighborhoods, burned several homes, and scorched remote wilderness areas, fire officials said.

Downtown LA's Rosslyn Hotel to become housing for homeless

Unlike many beautiful downtown buildings undergoing a makeover, the restored Rosslyn Hotel will cater not to high-end luxury loft seekers, but to the area's growing homeless population.

Update: Crews find dog of missing firefighter

Over 100 fire and safety personnel continued their search Sunday for Mike Herdman Sunday, who went missing in Los Padres National Forest over a week ago.

Shirley Fire: Evacuations lifted as fire and containment grow

Evacuations were lifted for the Shirley Fire burning in Kern County, Kern County Fire Chief Brian Marshall said at a community meeting Monday night.

Watch: Sir Mix-A-Lot, Seattle Symphony perform 'Baby Got Back'

The Seattle Symphony and rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot wowed a roomful of fans Friday night with a full-figured performance of "Baby Got Back," complete with a stage full of dancers from the crowd.

Isla Vista shootings: Victim's father: 'She was everybody's daughter'

The father of Veronika Weiss, who was one of the victims shot near a sorority near UC Santa Barbara's campus said his daughter was a passionate student and athlete.

Crews expect to have largest San Diego fire contained Thursday

Firefighters say they've turned the corner on the remaining four large brushfires that caused evacuations and closed roads for the region late last week.

It's an expensive world after all: Disneyland hikes ticket prices

It may be the Happiest Place on Earth, but no one ever called it the cheapest. Prices for all tickets and parking went up Sunday.

San Diego fire update: Families return home at Camp Pendleton

Governor Brown said he was preparing for the worst fire season on record, as families returned home at Camp Pendleton as three fires on base continued to burn.

Man shot, killed by Ontario police after Mothers Day party

Police say Jose Raul Herrera, 59, was shot and killed in Ontario Saturday night after threatening officers with a weapon.

Crews have knocked down Palisades fire after close call

Los Angeles fire authorities say they have a brushfire that broke out near homes in the Pacific Palisades area has been extinguished.

Garcetti expects a 'protracted fight' from Donald Sterling

On CBS' "Face the Nation," L.A.'s mayor said he didn't think Sterling would step down as the team's owner and said he was bracing for a "painful" fight.

Etiwanda Fire burns into second day; 53 percent containment

Authorities say the wildfire east of L.A. did not grow overnight and is 53 percent contained. They hope calmer winds will let firefighting helicopters take to the air.

Gold Line track shut down by sagging power line

The Pasadena Police Department warns of traffic delays and other issues until at least 6 p.m. Wednesday after a sagging power line blocked one of the tracks.