Eric Pritchett is the weeknight Meteorologist at NBC29, where he started his career in 1995. He is a Shenandoah Valley native from Staunton.
Eric graduated with a BA from Mary Washington College in 1993. A student athlete, he was a four-year veteran of the MWC cross-country team. While Eric majored in political science, he also studied earth science and geography. He would later complete studies in the Geosciences program from Mississippi State University and earned his certificate in Broadcast Meteorology in 2006. Eric is a member and TV seal holder with both the National Weather Association and American Meteorological Society.
Eric enjoys running, and competes in races throughout the year. Additionally, Eric enjoys hiking, kayaking, photography and model railroading.