Eileen Frere Biography
Eileen Frere is an American television reporter. She is the Orange County bureau chief for ABC7 Eyewitness News which she joined in 2001.
Frere grew up in Ontario, Canada where she studied journalism and law at Carleton University in Ottawa, graduating with high honors.
She got her first broadcast job working weekends at an Ottawa radio station. Eileen then went on to report for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) for seven years, taking her across Canada and abroad. She has also worked as an investigative reporter and host for a consumer show called Buyer Beware.
Frere then moved to the U.S. to report for KOMO-TV in Seattle, Washington. While there, she reported from the middle of the WTO riots and provided non-stop coverage during the 2001 Seattle earthquake. She also covered the thwarted millennium terrorist attack that involved the arrest of a suspected terrorist at the border.
She has also been on many adventures as a reporter, from landing by helicopter on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, to learning close quarters combat training to covering presidential visits.
Frere has received a number of awards, including one from the Columbus Film & Video Festival for her in-depth look into the use of steroids. She also received special recognition from the U.S. Border Patrol for her coverage of issues involving the Canada-U.S. border.
Eileen Frere is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association. She has also emceed and volunteered for a number of nonprofits, including Komen Race for the Cure, Crime Survivors, Alzheimer’s Association OC, and Goodwill.
Eileen Frere Age
Eileen Frere likes to keep her personal life private hence there it is not known which year or month she was born or when she celebrates her birthday.
Eileen Frere Husband
As Eileen is a private person there is no any information about her dating life hence it is not known if she is married or has any children.
Eileen Frere Salary
Being one of the top reporters at ABC7, Eileen must be earning a good amount of salary. However, the exact amount she receives is not yet disclosed.