Zach Behrens | KCET
Zach Behrens was formerly KCET's Director of News, Region and State, working on digital and on-air news products that relate 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: 2013-10-17T03:11:13-07:00
Furloughed federal employees are coming back to welcome the public but check for other closures.
Post date: 2013-10-16T13:13:36-07:00
Quickly after President Barack Obama was sent a bill to end the government shutdown, Yosemite National Park officials put out word that they were opening immediately.
Post date: 2013-10-15T10:01:01-07:00
Tennessee and North Carolina are the latest states to pony up money to Washington D.C. during the government shutdown.
Post date: 2013-10-15T07:23:16-07:00
Park rangers didn't sign up for the job so they could turn people away at the gates of national parks.
Post date: 2013-10-11T09:55:10-07:00
It's been a tough time for many of the national park service employees furloughed in the government shutdown since October 1.
Post date: 2013-10-10T05:50:01-07:00
There are a number of "economic wildcards" that threaten to throw off the state's delicately balanced budget, and two of them currently at play have the ability to do that.