Eileen Fleming

News Reporter

Eileen is WWNO’s news reporter. She researches, reports and produces the local daily news items. Eileen relocated to New Orleans in 2008 after working as a writer and producer with the Associated Press in Washington, D.C. for seven years.

Her prior experience includes five years in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where she freelanced stories for U.S. publications. She also worked as a part-time reporter for the Belfast Telegraph during the Clinton-era peace process.

Eileen grew up in the Boston area, and then moved to California where she worked at newspapers throughout the state. Eileen received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Northeastern University.

The New Orleans City Council will be hearing amendments today on the next budget. One would beef up the 911 dispatch center.

The two candidates for Louisiana governor have faced off in their final televised debate. The addition of a live audience turned up the heat in some exchanges.

The White House has released a state-by-state report on the benefits of its Trans Pacific Partnerships trade deal. It projects growth with partner nations now doing business with Louisiana.

The two candidates for Louisiana governor spent much of last night’s one-hour debate on Louisiana Public Broadcasting sparring with each other on being tied to their party leadership, and battling over their records.

New Orleans agencies are conducting online auctions to sell off property. Two University of New Orleans experts are saying the whole process should be ramped up.

Imagine a room full of boys and girls enthralled in playing a game that’s not on video. It’s not even electronic. The game began about a thousand years ago – give or take a century.

Tulane University researchers are leading a study examining the long-term effects of Hurricane Katrina. The national project will examine the health effects of the storm, who came back, and where they are now.

A meeting is planned tomorrow night to review progress New Orleans police are making in domestic violence and sexual assault investigations. Time will be set aside to help people who may need those services.

The governor’s race remains undecided as Louisiana voters face another call to the polls next month. Here's a look at what the primary election results indicate for the runoff.

There are several key local races on Saturday's ballot. Here's a look at the contest for St. Bernard Parish president.