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

VDOT treat roads; more than 50 crashes reported in central Virginia

  Here’s what you need to know before Monday’s Rally; State of Emergency in full effect ahead of rally

  RRHA Board approves demolition of Creighton Court

  Northam declares state of emergency, Capitol weapon ban ahead of gun rights rally

  Virginia Union University stops controversial event from taking place on campus

  ‘Scream Bandit’ believed to have struck again, FBI continues to offer $10,000 reward

  500-pound blind pig named Oscar relocates to Chesterfield animal rescue

  Clogged storm drain floods Chesterfield neighborhood

  Snow covers parts of Virginia; Several school systems closed Wednesday

  Major leadership changes at Byrd Theatre; More could be on the way

  Server from local restaurant receives huge tip from patrons

  89-year-old hit, killed by vehicle in Henrico; Driver still on the run

  'It sounded like a bomb’: Massive fire destroys home in Powhatan

  City Council’s Navy Hill Commission finds project could pose risk to city funds, school system

  A record-breaking 115 million Americans expected to travel this holiday season

  Camera captures thief stealing package, delivery driver tossing packages

  Justin Fairfax looking to make run for governor

  Man sentenced for raping child in what officials call ‘den of hell’

  ‘I’m glad they are off the street’: Family of 9-year-old girl shot, killed now focused on gun violence in city

  RPS makes no changes to Northside schools

  Court documents: Henrico two-year-old shot in the head, in critical condition

  Petersburg police identify victims of Wednesday night’s shootings

  Man who fired gun at Walmart, leading to large police presence to be in court

  'Stop all of it’: Richmond leaders work to end violence in city

  Richmond leaders call for peace after 11 shootings injure 13 people, kill 3

  Driver charged after dump truck crashes, hangs off bridge

Richmond police need your help identifying suspect in hit and run

  Remembering Dr. Dimitri Bradley: City Church opens doors for hundreds to mourn

  ‘We lost our father, our brother, our friend’: Richmond pastor dies in crash

  Hanover County School Board to discuss possible resolutions to NAACP lawsuit