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

Pasadena power outage leaves city in the dark

A "pretty large" power outage left city streets and homes in the dark in Pasadena Monday night.

Smog agency to enforce beach fire pit restrictions Monday

A district spokesperson says the restrictions will help protect the air quality for beachside dwellers, without banning the practice of burning wood at SoCal fire pits.

ABC Family pilot 'Alice in Arabia' pulled after backlash

A pilot for ABC Family was pulled from production this weekend after generating concern that it was based on stereotypes of Saudi Arabia and Muslim women.

UC hospital strike averted by contract deal (Updated)

Union officials say a planned strike by thousands of University of California hospital workers has been averted after contract talks yielded a deal.

LA Conservancy ranks 88 cities on their preservation efforts

L.A. has a reputation for being a city that looks forward and rarely looks back, for better or worse. But a new report on L.A. cities' efforts to preserve the past has ranked them by their efforts.

Possible human remains found near Gorman brush fire

Detectives were investigating a possible homicide after remains that appeared to be a human skull and a shoe were found near a wildfire in northern Los Angeles County.

California Democratic Convention wrap-up and endorsements

The party announced local endorsements, the Governor made a spirited pitch to hecklers and Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley suggested he might make a presidential bid in 2016.

Officer released from hospital after fatal Beverly Hills crash

A female officer who was critically injured in a crash Friday that killed her partner in Beverly Hills was released late Saturday, LAPD confirmed.

Nets' Collins becomes first openly gay NBA player in game vs Lakers (updated)

Collins plays for the Brooklyn Nets in their game at Staples Center against the Lakers. He's the first openly gay athlete to compete in the NBA.

Update: Comedy Central's 'Dumb Starbucks' stunt shut down by city

Comedy Central show "Nathan for You" revealed itself to be behind the mysterious "Dumb Starbucks" storefront that appeared over the weekend.

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.