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

  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

  VIDEO: Police looking for suspects in armed robbery of Richmond cafe

  Mom, 3 missing kids found safe

  Parents, students protest Henrico redistricting process

  ‘It’s too close to my house’: Woman wants GRTC bus stop moved

  Police identify 17-year-old killed in Petersburg shooting

  Little Sisters of the Poor program leaving Henrico

  Isabel Hicks located safely, alleged abductor in custody after vehicle pursuit

  Community leaders meet with RRHA after 52 unlawful detainers filed against residents

  High number of unlawful detainers filed against Creighton Court residents

  Former Va. Gov. Doug Wilder proclaims innocence following sexual misconduct allegations

  State investigates possible contaminated gas in Chesterfield

  Richmond teacher fired after calling student the ‘N-Word’

  ‘It just didn’t seem right’: Man shares breast cancer survival story to spread awareness

  Paralyzed shooting survivor has to be carried down steps, begs to be moved from second-floor apartment

  Northam issues statewide drought watch advisory

  Shockoe Bottom businesses push for city to complete projects

  'A threat is a threat’: NAACP presses for charges after threatening voicemail

  Richmond police searching for Abner Clay Park vandals

  Community pushes for 4-way stop on busy Richmond road

  3 arrested in deadly Petersburg triple-shooting