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

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.

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.