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

Witness runs down shooting suspect with his car in Koreatown

A man is dead and two women were injured early Sunday morning when they were shot exiting a Koreatown parking lot. Police say a witness at the scene then ran down the suspect with his car.

Gawker fires back in Tarantino copyright row

In a post on its site, the company says the leaked file did not appear on their servers, had already been widely disseminated online, and had been touted by Tarantino himself.

LAX shooting suspect makes brief appearance at federal court

Alleged LAX shooter Paul Ciancia made a brief appearance in a downtown L.A. federal court today for a status update.

Historic theaters open to bring back LA's Broadway

Hundreds of people toured downtown LA's Broadway theater district on Saturday as part of a daylong event to open historic theaters to the public and highlight the area's resurgence.

Razzies: Sandler, Shyamalan and Madea get 'worst film' nods

The 2014 Razzie nominees honoring the year's worst to come out of Hollywood, as determined by the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation's 750 voters.

LAPD officers to be equipped with lapel cameras by the summer

The Los Angeles Police Department has secured funding for about 600 on-body cameras it hopes to deploy by the summer. The effort took far less time than expected.

Firefighters douse blaze near 405 freeway

More than 40 Los Angeles firefighters have fully contained a small blaze by Interstate 405 that's impacted traffic in the San Fernando Valley.

Davenport and Humboldt beaches closed after sewage spill

An 800 gallon sewage spill has shut down a portion of Huntington Harbour in Huntington Beach, including Davenport and Humboldt beaches.

Your picks for the 7 biggest stories on KPCC in 2013

It was a year scarred by tragedy and marred by scandal, but not without its lighter moments. We look back at some of the stories you viewed the most.

Trayvon Martin nativity scene: Sacrilege or just provocative?

A nativity scene on the lawn of Claremont's United Methodist Church is creating some post-Christmas angst.

2 shot, injured in Duarte after brief pursuit by deputies

Two men were shot and injured by L.A. County sheriff's deputies after a short chase in Duarte early Sunday morning. One of the suspects had allegedly brandished a gun.

Moorpark High update: Student was 'either going to hurt others or hurt himself'

A Moorpark High student who deputies believe was behind the threats that closed the school Thursday morning was found dead on railway tracks near the campus.

Weekend of dangerous chases and crashes for LA officers, civilians

Two passengers died Saturday night after their SUV collided with a sheriff's patrol car in Palmdale. The accident capped a series of violent officer-involved crashes that left seven dead and several others injured this weekend.

Bell corruption trial: Angela Spaccia guilty of corruption charges

After nearly weeks of testimony and deliberations, an L.A. Superior Court jury has found former Bell assistant city manager Angela Spaccia guilty of 11 felony counts against her.

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