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

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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Can coach Sarkisian restore a Trojans football dynasty?

Steve Sarkisian has been chosen to lead the USC Trojans, the school announced Monday. Interim coach Ed Orgeron has quit.

Fans, friends gather to remember Paul Walker at crash site

Actor Paul Walker, star of the "The Fast and the Furious" franchise, died in a violent car accident Saturday. The driver was a friend and fellow racing enthusiast.

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.