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

Baker Fire: Voluntary evacuations ordered for houses near blaze

A brush fire burning east of Santa Ana has been held to 30 acres as of Sunday night. About 350 firefighters are working to contain the flames.

Camp Pendleton residents able to return home after evacuation (video)

About 300 residents can return home after a 1500-acre brush fire forced their evacuation Saturday. Patients at a naval hospital that was also evacuated remain displaced.

USC fires coach Kiffin; Orgeron to take over for season

USC athletic director Pat Haden announced Sunday that defensive coach Ed Orgeron would take over as interim coach, replacing ousted Trojan Lane Kiffin.

Laguna Beach officer, veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan wars, dies in crash

Officer Jon Coutchie, 41, was hit by a pickup truck at the intersection on the South Coast Highway. He was attempting to locate a speeding car that had been spotted by another officer.

Vin Scully Way? Garcetti mulls naming street after veteran Dodgers broadcaster

Responding to a listener comment on ABC7, Garcetti said he'd been giving the idea some thought after seeing it on Twitter and said he'd take it up with city councilmembers.

Crews still battling Hawthorne gas leak; 37 homes evacuated

Crews continued work Sunday to repair water lines that had been found to contain levels of methane gas, forcing the evacuation of 37 households in Hawthorne.

Great Recession Redux: Where are they now?

As we look back at the recession that defined the decade, we thought we'd offer a look at where some of the major players in the catastrophe are today.

'Riddick', 'Salinger' boost a sleepy box office weekend

Despite this weekend's reputation of one of the slowest of the year, two openings managed to draw a crowd for their cult-status protagonists.

UCLA wide receiver Pasquale dies in San Clemente accident

Nick Pasquale, a wide receiver for UCLA and a former player for San Clemente High, was struck and killed by a passing car early Sunday morning.

#ProjectCitizen: Get to know your Neighborhood Council: an FAQ

Neighborhood Councils made up of individuals who live, work or own property in a neighborhood of L.A. that are certified and funded by the city to take on issues of importance to their community.

CBS, Time Warner Cable reach agreement

CBS and Time Warner have reached an agreement on fees for carriage of the network's stations on Time Warner Cable systems across the country.

Orange County's 'Bridge Bash' 405 closure ends early

Orange County officials say the daylong closure of a span of the 405 Freeway to ended early Sunday. North and southbound lanes reopened by 3 p.m. Sunday.

Ultra-rare Ferrari sale sets record

A rare 1967 Ferrari set records Saturday when it sold for over $27 million in Monterey, coming close to the most expensive road car ever sold at auction.

Man shot, killed by off-duty officer in South Pasadena

L.A. County sheriffs officials are still trying to piece together the details of a shooting that left one man dead in South Pasadena.

Lanes of I-15, Highway 138 reopen as crews gain on Cajon Pass fire

Firefighters continue to make progress on the twin brush fires that broke out Saturday night alongside Highway 138, shutting down portions of the road and backing up traffic along I-15.