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

  ‘I don’t want another mother to go through this’: Family wants answers weeks after deadly triple-shooting

  Chesterfield County cold case from 2003 reopened, ruled as homicide

  Staying safe in the heat, water this holiday weekend

  ‘We are living history’: Crowds come out to see Maury statue removed

  ’They had a duty to fulfill and they didn’t do that’: Family upset after cemetery mishap

  ‘Unlawful assembly’ for 4th consecutive night ends in arrests; Starbucks, Maury monument vandalized

  Richmond’s interim police chief involved in deadly officer-involved shooting in 2002

  Richmond’s interim police chief addresses new role; Stoney talks with officers

Virginia State Police continue search for vehicle involved in I-64 shooting

Police investigating possible officer assault in SUV, reports of person hit in Richmond

  Thousands of protesters attend march in downtown Richmond

  Family member of George Floyd set to speak at Virginia’s 5,000 Man March

  Police: Toddler, teen among 9 victims injured in 5 separate shootings in Richmond

  Mayor Stoney wants charges dropped for protesters arrested for curfew violation

  ‘I have family members who are shaking in their boots’: Citizens react to Lee monument being removed

  Signs of Unity: Richmond police kneel with protesters

  ‘We need you to create peace’: Emotions high after violent night in Richmond

  ‘This is not the city I know’: Richmond Mayor, other leaders speak out on protest

  Richmond leaders speak out on George Floyd’s death; peaceful events planned for weekend

  One year later: Remembering the victims killed in Dinwiddie church van crash

  VSU President pens letter to Congress for additional funding for HBCU’s

  Businesses at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront gear up for Memorial Day

  Mayor Stoney announces plan to provide assistance to help COVID-19 patients isolate

  Multiple units damaged after an apartment fire in Hanover

  Angel Flight East delivers donated PPE for Virginia’s free state clinics

  Patient First locations will provide drive-up COVID-19 testing, appointment only

  Man shot, killed near Petersburg Sports Complex

  Richmond offers amnesty for parking citations; 3,000+ issued since April 1

  Sanitation crews continue to work around the clock during pandemic

  Man killed in I-95 deadly crash identified; Police searching for 2 tractor-trailers potentially involved