Professional Profile

Experience

* Staff writer, business and regional issues – Dubuque Telegraph Herald –
2005 to 2013.

* Business news intern, police reporter, stringer – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – 2005.

* Editorial assistant – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – 2002 to 2005.

Awards

* Iowa Associated Press Managing Editor awards in 2010, 2009 and 2007 for business reporting and business feature writing.

* Named Outstanding Young Iowa Journalist by the Iowa Newspaper Association for 2009.

* Inland Press Award, 2008, feature story.

* Milwaukee Press Club Scholarship, Achievement in Professional Journalism, 2005

Education

Marquette University, B.A. Journalism, 2005. Graduated cum laude.

Recommendations

Thomas Jensen
Digital Marketing Manager, Press Relations at Crescent Electric Supply

Eileen is a deadline-driven, consummate professional who takes pride in her work, whether it’s covering hard news or feature writing. Most importantly, she’s a team player and is always willing to help those around her, which is paramount in a newsroom.

January 14, 2013, Thomas managed Eileen at Telegraph Herald

Lauren Squires
Reporter at Action News 5 (WMC-TV)

As business reporter at Dubuque’s Telegraph Herald, Eileen is one of those “on top of things journalists.” Not only is she committed to telling a fair and accurate story, she goes above and beyond to get the right story. She is professional in every aspect of her job. She finds ways to tell a story that is understandable, yet detailed. She’s not afraid to ask the tough questions, yet approaches each story with respect and a willingness to tell both sides.

January 19, 2011, Lauren worked directly with Eileen at Telegraph Herald

Emily Szeszycki Allen, CFM
Program Coordinator at Consulting Company

Eileen is a detail-oriented reporter who is fair and objective in covering the news, whether it was at my agency or in the greater Dubuque business community. She is a fair and respectful reporter, and gives an objective view of the news in a format that is interesting for readers.

August 27, 2009, Emily was with another company when working with Eileen at Telegraph Herald

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s