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‘Alaska Daily’: Is Eileen Fitzgerald a Real Person?

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ALASKA DAILY – A Place We Came Together When Roz and Eileen find a lead in Glorias case, Eileen calls in a favor to help them track down the person of interest. Meanwhile, Claire investigates why beloved local restaurant Ritas is selling to a big corporation. After landing her first front page story, Yuna learns that success in journalism sometimes comes at a cost on a new episode of Alaska Daily, THURSDAY, OCT. 13 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (Darko Sikman/ABC via Getty Images)
HILARY SWANK

 

Alaska Daily premieres on ABC on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, and fans are excited to see Hilary Swank step into the role of reporter Eileen Fitzgerald. The series takes Eileen out of New York and puts her in Alaska for investigative journalism, and we’re excited to see how the story unfolds. Alaska Daily tells the story of Eileen Fitzgerald. Eileen is a reporter who started at a New York newspaper but then finds herself working for The Daily Alaskan based in Anchorage. While the newspaper is facing difficult budget cuts, Hilary Swank’s character hopes to break the story about a string of murders happening in the city, Star Tribune reports. ” I love people who persevere through adversity,” Swank, the lead in the Alaska Daily cast, explained. “I want everyone to be seen and I think everyone deserves justice.” Swank isn’t the only notable name attached to the show. Yahoo reports Jeff Perry plays Stanley Cornik, Matt Malloy plays Bob Young, Meredith Holzman plays Claire Muncy, Grace Dove plays Rosalind “Roz” Friendly, Pablo Castelblanco plays Gabriel Tovar, Ami Park plays Yuna Park, and Craig Frank plays Austin Teague. Is Hilary Swank’s character in Alaska Daily, Eileen Fitzgerald, based on a real person? Eileen only exists in the show, but other aspects of Alaska Daily have roots in reality. According to Anchorage Daily News, the newspaper in the show is lightly based on the Anchorage paper. None of the characters in the show are directly based on specific people. Even the location where the central storyline takes place is fictional. “I felt like the thing I didn’t really get to explore was the personal lives of journalists, get to know who they are,” he explained. And I thought, wouldn’t it be interesting to really get to know who are these journalists, specifically involved in local journalism.” Eileen Fitzgerald gets fired from her New York journalism job in Alaska Daily. Hilary Swank reflected on this in an interview, as it speaks to a larger truth in the industry. ” I think we are living in a world right now that is very much about learning new ways of respecting people, and it’s exciting, it’s important, it’s timely,” Swank said, according to Newsweek. “I’m not speaking about Eileen specifically right now, I’m just talking about [cancel culture]”. Swank continued. “I don’t really know, I don’t know the answer to the conversation. Where’s the give and take in that?”. Alaska Daily premieres Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 10 p.m. ET on ABC. Alaska Daily premieres on ABC on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, and fans are excited to see Hilary Swank step into the role of reporter Eileen Fitzgerald. The series takes Eileen out of New York and puts her in Alaska for investigative journalism, and we’re excited to see how the story unfolds. Alaska Daily tells the story of Eileen Fitzgerald. Eileen is a reporter who started at a New York newspaper but then finds herself working for The Daily Alaskan based in Anchorage. Eileen only exists in the show, but other aspects of Alaska Daily have roots in reality.

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