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
Grant High School in the San Fernando Valley is a school like many others in the Southland. That's why TV executives picked it as the location for a show about the secret lives of teenagers. But reality is sometimes more difficult than fiction.
Pilots with United Airlines sent a public letter out on Wednesday inviting executives to tour what they've dubbed the "LAX Ghetto." Those executives didn't come.
A timelapse of the annular solar eclipse from May 20, 2012 in Los Angeles.
On the first night of the L.A. riots, plumes of smoke billowed around Lloyd Wilkey’s Mid City apartment. The young banker stood on his porch, his newborn daughter in his arms, and made plans with his wife to leave the city.
Most Angelenos would like to forget the 1992 Riots. Lloyd Wilkey has embraced them.
A downtown L.A. protest began only hours after Gov. Brown revealed millions in cuts to social services as a part of his revised May budget.
"The L.A. Riot" is the moniker of a 56 year-old boxer, conflict mediator and trainer Lloyd Wilkey. His life was changed by the events that engulfed Los Angeles in 1992.
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A 340-ton boulder headed toward LACMA made an overnight stop in Long Beach where a horde of fans greeted it.
Marisa Tellez is breaking new ground in the study of crocodilian immune systems and learning about her own heritage along the way.
A car horn is designed to inspire alarm, panic, fear of imminent death. So what kind of person hears a honk and thinks of a symphony?
Zefrey Throwell composed a symphony in five parts for 1,000 car horns and passed them out to motorist musicians across the city to play in traffic, in parking lots and from the mountaintops.
Poppa Si is one of LA's oldest residents, a fiercely independent centenarian with a fondness for scotch whiskey and the Lakers.
An excavation near the San Gabriel Mission has uncovered remnants of one of Los Angeles’ most important early cultural centers.
Maker Studios in Culver City is the closest thing the world has to a viral video factory. The upstart studio produces content solely for YouTube and racks up hundreds of millions of views in the process.
In just two and a half years, Maker Studios has gone from a handful of employees to 160 full-time staffers and 40 part-timers, all by making videos for YouTube.