Zach Behrens | KCET
Zach Behrens was KCET's Director of News, Region and State. He worked on digital and on-air news products that related to Southern California and beyond. He was also the Digital Executive Producer for "SoCal Connected."
Behrens previously ran LAist and has held positions at the city of Santa Clarita and California Institute of the Arts, where he earned a degree in music. He has won awards from the Los Angeles Press Club, L.A. Weekly, and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. In 2008, he was named—somewhat arbitrarily, but it's fun to say anyway—as the 8th most influential person in Los Angeles by NowPublic.com.
He is currently a member of the Outdoors Writers Association of California and has served as an Associate Member on the Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists as well as the CalArts Alumni Board, San Fernando Valley Jaycees, and the Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council.
Post date: 2011-04-05T07:20:02-07:00
KCET's Departures' oral history and interactive documentary project showcases Richland farms, a hidden urban agricultural pocket of Compton.
Post date: 2011-04-01T11:45:09-07:00
If it is a new moon weekend (and yes, the new moon is this Sunday, April 3rd), heading to one of the three deserts in California will treat your eyes to a spectacle not easily seen in urban areas.
Post date: 2011-04-01T04:30:29-07:00
Once strewn with trash, a wide block-long concrete traffic median surrounded by single family homes is starting to look a little more like it should be: a neighborhood pocket park.
Post date: 2011-03-31T04:06:32-07:00
An industrial corner crammed between the din a freeway exchange, street traffic, the occasional train and a Home Depot parking lot has turned into something a bit unusual for the area.
Post date: 2011-03-29T09:35:26-07:00
After two decades, a battle to preserve desert land has taken a significant step. The United States Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a case that could have led to what environmentalists call "the largest garbage dump in the world," a site surro...
Post date: 2011-03-28T10:14:53-07:00
$20,000 will be awarded to Departures, KCET's oral history and interactive documentary project about Los Angeles area communities, to cover Leimert Park in South L.A. and Little Tokyo and the Arts District in downtown.