Eileen Lehpamer is a four-time winner of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award. She also won an Emmy and has several other Emmy nominations for investigative work.
Eileen has two decades of reporting experience in television and radio. She was born and raised in New York City and loves being able to tell the stories of people in her hometown.
Eileen’s Emmy is for a series on the rise in hate crimes. Her Emmy nominations are for her work on a government corruption investigation, and an in-depth series on MS-13 and other street gangs. The Edward R. Murrow awards are for her LIVE reporting on Sept. 11, 2001, at the World Trade Center and in 2006 at the Corey Lidle plane crash, as well as her ongoing investigation into the Gilgo Beach serial killings.
Her background also includes time as a news writer at PIX11 and WABC-TV, as well as a reporter for News 12 Long Island, 1010 WINS radio, the NPR-affiliate WFUV-FM, and WOR and WABC radio.
Eileen is an active member of the exclusive Inner Circle of City Hall Journalists, inducted in 2005. She is also published in the book: “Covering Catastrophe: Broadcast Journalists Report September 11th.”
Eileen was a double major in Political Science and Communications and received a BA from Fordham University in the Bronx.