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

  Va. doctor travels state distributing ‘intubation boxes’ for hospitals

  Richmond organization handing out meals to kids, elderly

  Richmond-area events canceled, postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

  ‘We are the backbone of this country’: Truck drivers continue to work during pandemic

  VCU begins to prepare student dorms for non-COVID-19 patients

  VCU begins clinical trials on potential, experimental treatment for COVID-19

  Richmond partners with YMCA to provide childcare to medical personnel

  Powhatan distillery making free hand sanitizer for first responders

  Man tests positive for COVID-19 after attending religious event; many churches turn to online services

  Long lines, empty shelves as people flock to stores amid coronavirus threat

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

  Virginia assisted living facility takes extra precautions for coronavirus

  Chesterfield teachers walk out in protest for pay increase

  Are your investments safe after worst week on Wall Street? Financial experts say yes

  Travel expert says not to cancel vacation plans yet despite coronavirus outbreak

$2500 reward offered for rifle stolen from Petersburg police officer’s vehicle

  Police: Investigation underway after three homes shot

  RRHA receives $11 million for capital improvements

  9-year-old girl shot inside apartment as result of gun battle across the street, police say

  Car with teens, baby inside slams through gate before hitting school bus

  Woman with self-inflicted gunshot wound to head drives herself to fire station

  Powerful winds cause heavy damage, leave thousands without power in central Virginia

  Police make arrest in connection to homicide at Richmond store

  Police: Teen with toy guns shot by man during robbery

  Funeral scheduled for Henrico mother, son killed in 3-vehicle crash

Man hit by car while trying to cross I-95 in Petersburg

  Three arrested in connection to man found killed in burning warehouse

  Dashcam video of Virginia legislator’s DUI traffic stop released; no charges filed

  Chesterfield holding community meetings on proposed $99.9 million budget increase

Petersburg Police investigate double shooting