Eric Perry

Eric Perry


Eric Perry is a general assignment reporter for NBC12 News. He was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia where he graduated from a performing arts high school.

Eric graduated from Hampton University in 2016 (Go Pirates!) with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Theater Performance.

Before coming to Richmond, Eric spent two years as a Reporter/Anchor at WBBJ in Jackson, Tennessee.

Eric is a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. and loves getting involved in the community.

In his spare time he loves trying new restaurants and taking care of his fur son ‘Harper’.


  • Hampton University

Recent Articles by Eric

‘It was bad, it was very bad’: Propane tank explosion injures 3, damages pizza shop

Confirmed tornado touches down in Courtland, causes widespread damage

‘I was heartbroken’: Mask mandate creates communication challenges for deaf community

‘His memory always makes me smile’: Virginians remember John Lewis

‘I wish they were here with me’: Woman fights to get dogs shipped to Virginia from China

Virginia unemployment funds could run out within two months; virtual career fair planned

Staying safe in the heat, water this holiday weekend

Thousands of protesters attend march in downtown Richmond

VDH provide updates on two presumptive positive cases of the coronavirus in Virginia