Eileen Frere
Eileen Frere is the Orange County bureau chief for ABC7 Eyewitness News, who joined the station in 2001. She grew up in Ontario, Canada where she studied journalism and law at Carleton University in Ottawa, graduating with high honors.

Eileen got her first broadcast job working weekends at an Ottawa radio station. She then went on to report for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) for seven years, taking her across Canada and abroad. She also worked as an investigative reporter and host for a consumer show called Buyer Beware.

Eileen later spent more than four years with KOMO in Seattle, Washington. 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.

Eileen 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 is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association.

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ABC7 Broadcast Center
Attn: Eileen Frere
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201

An off-duty Los Angeles police detective clings to life Thursday after being involved in an early-morning shooting on Skid Row that has left investigators with many questions.
A massive tree came crashing down on a home in Glendale, crushing a bedroom and leaving the house red-tagged.
Severe turbulence rocked a flight out of Orange County, leading to several injuries, strewn belongings and an early landing.
Two brothers have been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the case of missing Moreno Valley teenager Aranda Briones, booking records show.
An investigation was underway Monday night after a 23-year-old Fullerton man died following an altercation with police.