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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Doctors at the CrescentCare health clinic in New Orleans say a novel treatment plan for Hepatitis C patients could help thousands of residents in need.

Eileen Fleming / WWNO

Inmates in Louisiana prisons are placed in solitary confinement at four times the national average. That’s one finding from a report released Tuesday. 

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Diners filled the front dining room at Dooky Chase’s restaurant in Treme Tuesday. Some brought flowers to honor the establishment’s matriarch, chef and Civil Rights icon Leah Chase, who passed away Saturday at age 96.  

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New Orleans Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson delivered an optimistic assessment Wednesday of the department he’s led since mid-January.  

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Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser says the confederate monuments taken down across New Orleans in 2017 will have a permanent home by the end of this year. The comments came as Nungesser addressed tourism and cultural preservation officials gathered Sunday at the Cabildo at Jackson Square.

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