Grant Slater Photo/ Video Editor
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Grant Slater is the photo and video editor for KPCC, where he oversees the photo and video elements of KPCC.org's news coverage. Since joining the station in March 2011, Grant has produced special reports on Arab communities in the Southland, veterans issues and a host of other topics. He also maintains visual standards for KPCC's growing multimedia operation.
Slater holds bachelor's degrees in Russian and journalism from the University of Oklahoma and a Master's Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University. Prior to joining KPCC, he reported from the Middle East and the former Soviet Union as the Moscow bureau chief for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
Slater's work has appeared in The Associated Press, Agence France-Press, Global Post, The New York Post, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and other publications. He is the recipient of awards for journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists, the White House Correspondents' Association and the VII Photo Agency, among others.
Stories by Grant Slater
KPCC's team of visual journalists captured the candidates as they celebrated the end of a long election season in L.A. See their photos here.
Emanuel Pleitez is spending the final days running for L.A. mayor by performing a low-tech, high-speed publicity stunts designed to increase his name recognition.
Our latest Instagram contest winner talks about the constant balance between living life and capturing it for posterity as he makes his home around the world.
Authorities have narrowed their search around Big Bear for ex-LAPD officer/murder suspect Christopher Dorner. Meanwhile, heavy snow is keeping a lot of skiers inside.
LA's most dedicated Instagrammers met up on a December day and wandered en masse through the LA River basin. Los Angeles is the world's most commonly photographed city on the photo sharing service,
The year brought us joy and tragedy and a gallery of great photos; share the best moments with us in our slideshow.
Are you planning to brave the crowds and see the Rose Parade in person? Here's how to do it and how to send us you photos of the parade.
Our love affair with public radio burns bright on the big screen. Do you have a deep affection for your little radio friend? If so, you should support us.
The winner of our first-ever Instagram contest talks about capturing a lasting moment at the end of her grandmother's life.
KPCC wants to see what you're seeing and doing as you try to beat the heat. Send us your #heatwaveLA photos and show us what hot looks like.
More than 100 members of the Sikh community met to recite chants for protection from violence and honor those lost over the weekend in an act of terrorism in Wisconsin.
For six hours, the night riders of Los Angeles shut down the tile-covered 2nd Street tunnel for the biggest bicycle drag race the city has ever seen. More than 200 riders competed and organizers quickly winnowed the field to a group of the 16 fastest in women's and men's categories. Each rider wore an ankle bracelet that timed their efforts to the one-hundredth of a second. In the end, only two remained.
When did you feel like an American? Whether you were born here or not, we want to know about the moments when you felt part of this country.
Early ballot returns had both Propositions 28 and 29 passing today, while the chief deputy district attorney was leading in mail-in results for the district attorney's race.
Across the Southland, gawkers gathered Tuesday afternoon to witness Venus move like a small black dot across the face of the sun.