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’.


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Recent Articles by Eric

Chesterfield Police identify woman killed in crash on Genito Road

Richmond Police investigate 2 shootings, 1 stabbing; 4 people injured

  Rain floods roads across Central Virginia after more heavy rain; drivers rescued

  ‘It was bad, it was very bad’: Propane tank explosion injures 3, damages pizza shop

  ‘Enough is enough’: Mayor Stoney calls for action after 2-year-old girl shot in Richmond

  Confirmed tornado touches down in Courtland, causes widespread damage

Richmond police identify man killed in Sunday shooting

  ‘I was heartbroken’: Mask mandate creates communication challenges for deaf community

  ‘His memory always makes me smile’: Virginians remember John Lewis

  ‘I wish they were here with me’: Woman fights to get dogs shipped to Virginia from China

  Virginia unemployment funds could run out within two months; virtual career fair planned

  Commonwealth’s Attorney: Officer indicted as part of excessive force investigation

  ‘She should be here now’: Family of woman killed on her front porch calls for peace

  ’We need more help’: Richmond police seek answers in 5 shootings that killed 2, injured 4

Update: Richmond police investigate four overnight shootings

  Mayor Stoney announces members of city task force to Reimagine Public Safety

  ‘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