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
Two Southern California firefighters, killed while fighting an Arizona wildfire, were flown back home Wednesday at a solemn landing ceremony in Los Alamitos.
Police said Friday night four people died in a shooting rampage that started at a small home in Santa Monica and spilled onto the campus of Santa Monica College, where police exchanged gunfire with the suspected gunman, who died in the library. Earlier they said six were dead.
The LAPD held a demonstration Thursday morning in downtown L.A. of what it would do in the event of an atttack by terrorists with a weapon of mass destruction.
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.
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.
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.