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
With air-powered sticks that launch them up to ten feet in the air, a small community of athletes is boldly pogoing where no one has pogone before.
It takes a team to hang the world's largest photograph at the Culver Arts Center in Riverside, Calif.
In Downtown Los Angeles on Monday morning, protesters gathered to show their solidarity with prisoners at prisons across California who are conducting a hunger strike against solitary confinement policies.
Peaceful protest or armed uprising? The turmoil in Syria reaches beyond the Middle East to the West Coast.
During bike to work month, KPCC took to the streets of Los Angeles, we recorded everything on the way.
In suburban Los Angeles, a band teacher has been teaching his students for more than 30 years on a school bus turned band room.
Greenpeace protesters hung a banner over the Mattel building with a photo of an angry Ken that read "Barbie, It's Over; I don't date girls that are into deforestation."
Susan Feniger of Street Restaurant shows us how to make a bhelpuri, a tangy and crunchy dish that is pervasive on the streets of India.
This year, the Grammy Awards axed 31 categories mostly in jazz, classical and world music. On Thursday, protesters sounded their displeasure outside the Beverly Hilton.
Check cashing is tough business during a recession. But nowhere near as tough as confronting the graft machine in Yemen. Faroq Almulaikey hopes revolution will change that, and soon.
On Dec. 17, a Tunisian street vendor set himself alight and sparked protests that engulfed the Middle East. Six months and six countries later, the Arab Spring has swept from Tunisia to Cairo. And to California. The majority of state's nearly quarter-million Arab-Americans live in the Southland. That portion alone is more than in any other U.S. state. KPCC found out what it's like for them to watch a revolution from 8,000 miles away.
It has been nearly six months since a Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire in protest after a confrontation with police. His desperate act sparked a series of pro-democracy protests that have since engulfed the Middle East, driving masses into the streets and toppling governments.
Rashad Al-Dabbagh, a blogger and activist in Anaheim's Little Arabia, shares his view of the community's reaction to Osama Bin Laden's death.
Twenty years ago, Los Angeles County had six giant pairs of scissors for ribbon cutting ceremonies. Four disappeared. The remaining two are closely guarded. This is a day in their life.
Chef Eric Greenspan, of The Foundry, is on hand to teach us how to cook his award winning grilled cheese sandwich, "The Champ." It's full of stinky taleggio cheese, apricot/caper puree, arugula, and braised short ribs, between raisin walnut bread.