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

Bee Fire: Santa Clarita brush fire fully contained

The small brush fire that sparked road closures and evacuations Friday night is expected to be fully contained by Sunday evening, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Sharp Fire: Evacuations lifted for wildfire near Wrightwood

Crews continue to battle the 163-acre Sharp Fire burning outside the mountain-top town of Wrightwood Sunday. Evacuations for about residents of about 100 homes that had been in danger were lifted at noon.

Suspect in Fontana man's murder commits suicide in custody

A man who was arrested Tuesday in connection with the death of his ex-girlfriend's father was found dead in his jail cell.

Metro delays: Station briefly closed after train hits man downtown

A death at a Metro station in downtown Los Angeles snarled commuters on their way home Tuesday afternoon.

Crews stub out 3 fires at Cajon Pass in San Bernardino

Firefighters say they've got a handle on the three fires, though that hasn't yet helped the traffic situation.

1 dead, 11 hurt, suspect ID'd after car drives into crowd in Venice (update)

An L.A. Councilman is proposing more barriers at the points-of-entry on the Venice boardwalk after a man drove his vehicle into the area Saturday, killing one person.

LA City Council: No more parking tickets at broken meters

The city council voted unanimously Wednesday to rescind a policy of ticketing vehicles parked at broken meters but pledged to revisit the decision in six months.

2 detained in Silverado Canyon SWAT stand off

Orange County sheriffs officials say they've detained two people for questioning in the SWAT standoff that stranded about 10 people in a Jackson Ranch equestrian center.

Mountain Fire, Water Fire near full containment

Crews have nearly containment two fires near L.A. that shut down roads and caused evacuations in their areas.

Malibu volunteers to begin issuing parking tickets Thursday (poll)

The city says the program could save them tens of thousands of dollars, save their sheriffs valuable time and resources, and enforce new parking restrictions.

'Mountain Fire' near Idyllwild reaches 1,000 acres

The California Forest Service says the fire burning near Idyllwild is only 5 percent contained. The fire prompted evacuations earlier Monday.

UPDATE: I-5 closures to remain in place for Monday commute

All northbound and some southbound lanes of the I-5 will remain closed for Monday morning's commute after a fiery tanker crash burned a section of the road Saturday.

SFO crash-landing: Early data indicates plane's approach was too slow (Photos)

NTSB spokesman on Sunday gave initial findings of data from flight; two victims were headed with other Chinese students for program in San Fernando Valley.

#ProjectCitizen: Take our sample U.S. citizenship test. Would you qualify?

Citizenship applicants must answer six out of 10 U.S. civics questions correctly. Can you? Take a sample test.

Eric Garcetti sworn in as LA's 42nd mayor

Eric Garcetti became Los Angeles’ 42nd mayor in an inauguration ceremony outside L.A. City Hall Sunday evening.