Eric Zassenhaus Sr Editor, Digital
Eric Zassenhaus is a Sr Editor, Digital for KPCC. Prior to joining KPCC, Eric worked at KTVU in Oakland, KQED in San Francisco, 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 digital and multimedia journalism.
Stories by Eric Zassenhaus
Steve Sarkisian has been chosen to lead the USC Trojans, the school announced Monday. Interim coach Ed Orgeron has quit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
USC Trojans fans charged the field at the Los Angeles Coliseum after last night's 20-17 win over Stanford.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 say one woman was struck and another was grazed by a bullet when someone fired at a couple in a parked car Saturday evening.
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.