Eric Philips

Eric Philips is a reporter and anchor for NBC12. In addition to being part of the 12News Today team, Eric covers stories across Central Virginia. Eric is an award-winning journalist, who has covered news for local stations in Charlotte, Atlanta, Norfolk, and Salisbury MD.  He also served for five years as a correspondent for CNN where he covered stories coast to coast. A native of Morristown, NJ, Eric is no stranger to Virginia having graduated from Hampton University and worked in Hampton Roads. He's a proud member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and the Brothers of 1-5-1, Inc.

Recent Articles by Eric

  FedEx employee allegedly steals woman’s package with daughter’s Christmas gift inside

‘I hope you burn in hell,’ Ashland jewelry store owner says to burglar

Bystander jumps in to help delivery driver up icy hill

Pets missing after snow storm

Nation says goodbye to America’s 41st president

2 military veteran families given free vehicles for holidays

Girl sells paintings to cover medical expenses of rare chronic illness

Chesterfield couple plans tribute to their dog that died in house fire

Double amputee encourages students to drive safely

’Lauren the Veteran’ gets much needed help at RACC

Heating lamp on back deck sparks Chesterfield fire that killed dog

Thanksgiving meal giveaway gives boost to communities impacted by tragedies

Robert E. Lee portrait causing controversy in court

Central Virginia reacts to loss of a comic icon

Anticipation grows ahead of midterm results

Richmond community remembers lives lost in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

VCU remembers victims of synagogue shooting

Tree falls on house, landing where toddler was moments before

Witness says she couldn’t believe her eyes after seeing naked man in Busch Gardens parking lot

Woman says she was wrongly jailed over contempt charge