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

Bruins rush to recruit after big win over USC

An elated UCLA coach Mora told the press he'll be out recruiting after the Bruins defeated their crosstown rival USC Trojans Saturday at the Coliseum.

Obamajam: Fundraising jaunt could cause traffic havoc

Westside rush hour drivers, be warned. Obama's 16th presidential visit to L.A. is expected to tie up Westside traffic Monday night and Tuesday morning.

LA comedian Jay Leggett dies in Wisconsin

Actor and comedian Jay Leggett, a well-known personality and mentor in L.A.'s improv and comedy scene, died Saturday after a day of deer hunting in Wisconsin.

Long Beach police respond to use-of-force incident caught on video

Police responded Monday to an incident that took place over the weekend in which an 18-year-old was beaten and tased by Long Beach officers. Officers told KTLA the man was resisting arrest.

2 confirmed dead as tornadoes sweep across Midwest

In Illinois, a series of tornadoes raked the outskirts of Peoria. Washington, Ill. has so far been the hardest hit with reports of entire blocks of homes leveled.

Watch: euphoric USC fans charge field after Stanford upset

USC Trojans fans charged the field at the Los Angeles Coliseum after last night's 20-17 win over Stanford.

Typhoon Haiyan: Thousands feared dead, Southland community mobilizing

The vicious typhoon that raged through the center of the Philippines appears to have killed hundreds, if not thousands of people, and officials were reportedly struggling Sunday to distribute aid to survivors left homeless and destitute.

LAX shooting: FBI searches home; wounded TSA agent speaks

Victims of Friday's shooting and the suspected shooter's family gave prepared statements on Monday, expressing their condolences and relating their experiences of the attack.

LAX shooting update: Focus on shooter's background and motive

Two days after a shooting at LAX resulted in the death of a TSA agent and injuries to several others, airport officials said they'll be reviewing security procedures. Meanwhile, the suspected shooter's background and motive

LAX Shooting: Suspected shooter Ciancia could face death penalty

The official complaint by the federal government against suspected shooter Paul Anthony Ciancia was filed Saturday in U.S. District Court in California. He could face the death penalty for killing TSA agent Gerardo Hernandez, pictured above.

Granada Hills bear captured following residential chase

A black bear that wandered into a Granada Hills neighborhood managed to elude wardens trying to capture him earlier Tuesday, but was eventually caught.

Police seek info on Pasadena shooting that left 2 injured

Police say one woman was struck and another was grazed by a bullet when someone fired at a couple in a parked car Saturday evening.

Weekend Box Office: 'Gravity', 'Phillips' rise for 2nd week

For the 3rd straight week the space-thriller "Gravity" took the top spot. "Captain Phillips," a drama based on Somali pirates hostage-taking, came in 2nd for the second consecutive week.

Riverside County supes approve mandatory pit bull spaying/neutering

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance to mandate spaying/neutering of pit bulls county-wide.

DeLuz Fire: Crews gain ground on Camp Pendleton wildfire

All evacuation orders have been lifted at Camp Pendleton, where firefighters gained ground on a 2,500-acre wildfire. The fire is now 20 percent contained.