Eileen Fleming

News Reporter

Eileen is a news reporter and producer for WWNO. 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.

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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is welcoming his successor to his office. Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell just has to wait five months to move in.

More than 200 political, business and higher education leaders gathered at the Superdome Monday afternoon to hear Gov. John Bel Edwards announce high-tech company D-X-C is expanding into New Orleans. And it's bringing 2,000 new jobs starting in January.

Port of New Orleans

The Port of New Orleans is preparing for another record year for cruise passengers and cargo.  It’s now pushing more international service as well as local partnerships.

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Gov. John Bel Edwards was in New Orleans last week to accept an award from Court Watch NOLA for his work on criminal justice reform. Ten bills make up the Justice Investment Package, a campaign promise Edwards spearheaded in the State Legislature.  

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The two candidates for mayor of New Orleans answered questions posed by students in higher education institutions in the city at a forum at Tulane University. 

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A New Orleans judicial watchdog group says bail is being set unevenly in Orleans Parish, resulting in dangerous criminals being released while nonviolent offenders get stuck in jail.  

The New Orleans Crime Coalition released its annual survey today. And - not surprising to some - it finds that most residents are not satisfied with police services.

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The New Orleans home where French impressionist  Edgar Degas lived for a year in the 19th century has unveiled a statue of one of the artist’s most iconic images.  

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The Trump Administration has deported almost 85,000 people for about half of this year.

In New Orleans, many immigrants are worried about their future. Hundreds held a candlelight vigil last night to protest deportations.  

A study by the University of New Orleans shows the regional economy is robust in some sectors. But, there is some room for improvement.

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