Eileen came to Texas Public Radio in 2010 after taking some time off to go back to school. She graduated Magna cum Laude in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from UTSA, where she also studied business and architecture.
Eileen is a veteran journalist with a long history of investigative and feature reporting in San Antonio and Houston. She earned three National Headliners Awards, two Katie Awards and several awards from the Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists, and the State Bar of Texas.
Eileen enjoys going to the theater and loves classic movies, museums, travel and volunteering. At home, she enjoys a crackling fire in the fireplace, cooking with gas, and snuggling with her young grandchildren.
Eileen earned a Black Belt in tang Soo Do Karate in 2003, and since then she has decided that yoga is more her speed.