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

Homeless man recovering after being set ablaze in Ventura

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.

SoCal Muslim leader Dr. Maher Hathout dies at 79

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.

Rain in LA, snow possible in the Antelope Valley

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory beginning late Tuesday through Wednesday, as a winter storm system swings through SoCal.

Dozens of arrests after motorists attempt to take over 105 Freeway

The California Highway Patrol says it corralled and arrested dozens after amateur racers shut down eastbound lanes of the 105 Freeway early Sunday morning. The activity sparked multiple pursuits as cars scrambled to evade officers.

Ventura County mountain lion darted in residential area

Fish and Wildlife officials say they darted and released a mountain lion that ventured into a mobile home park in Ventura County Friday night.

A boutique brand flourishes at Skid Row women's center

It's holiday crunch time, and in a out-of-the-way workshop a merry craftspeople are hard at work stitching journals and stamping the covers of holiday cards for the busiest season on record.

SoCal storm: Lighter, longer rain patch coming to LA area

The coming showers won't likely be as destructive as those that prompted evacuations and toppled trees in SoCal last week, but they'll last until at least Thursday.

USPS' big day is Monday: 4 tips to avoid Post Office panic

The US Postal Service is bracing for a 12 percent increase over last year's cargo, thanks to a rebounding economy and booming online orders. We offer a few tips for avoiding the rush.

More rain, colder weather on its way to LA area

The heavy storm system that hit the L.A. area last Tuesday may get a colder reprise later this week, the National Weather Service said.

1 dead, many injured in crash of bus heading from LA to Washington

One passenger was killed and many more were left injured Sunday after a bus headed from Southern California to Washington overturned on I-5, CHP officials said.

Run/walk for homeless shuts streets around USC

The daylong 5K run (and walk) will lead to a cascade of street closures around Exposition Park and feature the Lakers' Kobe Bryant, as it has for several years now.

How close are we to ending veteran homelessness in LA?

Service providers have just over a year to make good on a vow by the current administration to get every last vet off L.A.'s' streets. So how are they doing?

5 injured in Pomona park shooting

Five people were hospitalized with gunshot wounds after someone began firing at them from a car near Palomares Park in Pomona Saturday night, police said.

LA Archdiocese: Clergyman cleared in sex abuse investigation

A high-ranking clergyman has been cleared of suspicion of sexual misconduct, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced Saturday.

Assault in Griffith Park leaves hiker injured

A man was attacked in Griffith Park has been airlifted to a local hospital in critical condition, as police searched unsuccessfully nearby trails for the assailant, officials said.