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

  Driver defaces LGBTQ street mural in Richmond

  Lawsuit challenges Hanover schools named after Confederate leaders

  Residents believe thieves using new technology to break into vehicles

  Richmond City Council votes against Coliseum question on ballot

‘It’s the gas’: Woman fills up, stalls out after filling up; investigation underway

  ‘I feel like I’m about to lose her again’: Mother fights city to prevent changes to cemetery

  11 cases of Legionnaire’s disease confirmed in Chesterfield

  Woodland Heights community celebrates National Night Out, remembers Markiya Dickson

  ‘I feel complete again’: Urn keychain with mother’s ashes returned to woman

  ‘It’s been a bloodbath’: 3 dead after nine shootings in 24 hours

  In just four hours, five reported shootings left 2 dead, 3 injured

  Urn necklace found at Va. gas station to be returned to rightful owner

  Richmond police investigate after man on Bolt Scooter hits woman’s SUV

  2 men shot in face with paintball gun, one loses eye; 19-year-old arrested

  Widow still searching for answers after husband’s headstone installed with errors

  Man sentenced to 28 years for brutally beating, killing elderly man

  Water back on after main break causes outage in Henrico

  'There was a great deal of pride’: Va. man remembers Apollo 11 Mission 50 years later

  ‘It makes me angry’: Henrico teen furious after Capitol Police officer forces him to stand for pledge

  Families fight for cemetery to install paid-for headstones

  WWII soldiers get proper burial 75 years later

  ‘She was just starting to live life’: Family of murdered 1-year-old feels closure after arrest made

  Richmond City Councilman hosts public meeting to address flooding issues

  General Assembly set to meet in special session on gun control Tuesday

  Virginia Senator faces criticism after online rape comment

  CDC warns of dangerous pool parasite on the rise; how you can stay safe

  Richmond City Council symbolically votes to ban guns in government buildings, parks

  ‘It’s not going to be business as usual’: RRHA CEO speaks out after uptick in violence

  Bill gives harsher punishment for murder against law enforcement officers

  ‘An amazing individual’: Dozens remember Richmond cyclist hit, killed in NYC