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.