Emmy Award-winning journalist Eileen Teves is a San Francisco Bay area native but is proud to call the Alamo City her home. She's Great Day SA's feature reporter and co-host.
Before Great Day SA, Eileen worked as a reporter and video journalist at News 9 San Antonio.
In 2001, she reported for WJAC-TV and held the title of Bureau Reporter in Altoona, Pa., occasionally filling in as morning co-anchor. There, she interviewed one of the nine trapped and then rescued coal miners from Quecreek Mine and covered the one-year anniversary of the September 11th crash of United Flight 93 in Shanksville.
Before that, Eileen got her start at KWES-TV in Midland, Texas, as a reporter and fill-in anchor.When she's not working, you just might see Eileen running around. So far, she's completed two full marathons and 11 half-marathons. Certified by the Aerobics Fitness Association of America and Les Mills International, the fitness enthusiast teaches classes at a local gym in her spare time.
Eileen's proudest career moment was when she received her first Emmy Award for a story close to her heart: "Philippine Scouts: The Forgotten Heroes." Eileen actively participates in the community, serving as emcee for several charities and galas. She's also a member of the Asian American Journalist Association and the Alamo Asian American Chamber of Commerce.
A graduate of the University of California at Davis, Eileen earned a bachelor's degree in rhetoric and communications. In December 2012, Eileen earned her master of business administration degree from Our Lady of the Lake University. Currently, she's pursuing her doctor of business administration degree at the University of the Incarnate Word.