Eileen Pace

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 has reported and anchored the news at KYKR AM-FM in Port Arthur, Texas, KIKK AM-FM in Houston, and working for a short time at Metro Traffic in Houston. After some years off, Eileen returned to the microphone, this time in San Antonio, where she joined the news team at WOAI NewsRadio, first as a reporter and then as WOAI's first female news anchor, joining Bob Guthrie during morning drive for the next decade. She later worked at Texas News Network, spent a year at KLBJ in Austin, went back to school, and then joined the news department at KSTX, San Antonio's NPR member station. Eileen has also provided freelance reporting for a variety of networks across the U.S. and the BBC, as well as for KUHF Radio in Houston. She has served as an on-air volunteer for KUHT-TV/Houston and KLRN-TV/San Antonio. 

Eileen is a veteran radio and print journalist with a long history of investigative and feature reporting in San Antonio and Houston. Eileen has earned numerous awards for radio news reporting, from outstanding anchoring and investigative reporting to best use of sound. She has to her credit three National Headliners Club Awards, two Katie Awards from the Dallas Press Club, the Lone Star Award from the Houston Press Club, a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, an award from the Texas Medical Association, and several awards from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists, Texas State Network, and Gavel Awards from the State Bar of Texas. 

Eileen earned a black belt in Tang Soo Do karate in 2003 (so she could spend more time with her son), and although she taught karate for awhile, Eileen has since decided that yoga is more her speed.

Fort Hood
12:23 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

How Blaming PTSD Could Affect Other Soldiers Returning From War

At an April 7 press conference, Col. Paul Reese, III Corps and Fort Hood chief of operations, gave further details of the investigation into the April 2 shooting incident.
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Originally published on Tue April 8, 2014 9:08 am

As everyone searches for answers to the Fort Hood shooting, the psychiatric community explores the reasons for the shooting that left four dead and 16 wounded at Fort Hood. Psychiatrists worry that blaming post-traumatic stress disorder will have long-lasting effects on the returning veterans who will be looking for jobs.

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Energy & Environment
9:58 am
Wed September 4, 2013

ERCOT Says Plenty Of Electricity Available Through Winter

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Originally published on Wed September 4, 2013 9:04 am

Texas is expected to have sufficient levels of stored power to serve peak demands this fall and winter. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas released its Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy on Tuesday.

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