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

  High number of unlawful detainers filed against Creighton Court residents

  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

  Lock your doors: Police respond to thousands of car break-ins

  ‘Your heart sinks’: Mayor, superintendent lead town hall on Richmond gun violence

  Year-long upgrade project begins at Abner Clay Park

  Swift Creek Reservoir water level low; officials say not to worry

  Chesterfield County launches website on Legionella; 7 schools test positive for bacteria

  What does an impeachment inquiry mean?

  ‘Like Fast and Furious’: Woman swerves onto sidewalk to avoid fleeing robbery suspect

  Mother vows to honor late daughter who died of cancer

  'You are so missed’: Tornado victim remembered 1 year later

  Chesterfield residents say they’re sick of drivers speeding through neighborhood

  Va. Red Cross continues to support victims of Hurricane Dorian

  ‘It’s an epidemic:’ Officials race to ban flavored e-cigarettes after hundreds sick, 6 killed

  Another Chesterfield school tests positive for legionella; parents protest board meeting

  Contaminated fuel causes rescue vehicles to be shut down in Prince George

  ‘It’s a catastrophe’: Chesterfield family worried about relatives in Bahamas

  State officials work around the clock inside the Emergency Operations Center

Tips on how to prepare as Hurricane Dorian approaches

  Virginia Emergency Operations Center prepares for potential Hurricane Dorian impacts

  ‘He saved my life’: Husband and wife first met while fleeing Gaston flood