Eric joined WBBJ as a multimedia journalist in June 2016. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, where he attended a performing arts high school. At an early age, Eric found a love for storytelling and talking. He found journalism to be his avenue to express that.
Eric PerryEric graduated from Hampton University in 2016 with a major in broadcast journalism and a minor in theater performance.
At Hampton, Eric was a producer, anchor and reporter for the student-run WHOV-TV News. Eric was also the executive producer for the daily news radio segment that aired on 88.1 WHOV-FM.
Eric has interned at several places including WMAR in Baltimore, Md., WTKR in Norfolk, Va., and in Washington at the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire.
Eric is excited to call Tennessee his new home!
If you have any story ideas for Eric, you can email him at email@example.com or connect with him on twitter @WBBJ7EricP.
JACKSON , Tenn -- A family struggles with losing a loved one. "Natasha Washburn made bond today. She got out," Vanessa Robertson, family of… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn -- Shots fired outside of a popular north Jackson lunch time spot as an accused shoplifting suspect flees. "During the course of the investigation the officers made contact with the suspect… continue reading ›
CHESTER CO. -- The woman accused of causing a rollover bus crash will now stand trial on 36 separate counts. Christina Mathis has been indicted in Davidson County on 35 counts… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn-- A big decision that has the wheels of the Hub City turning. "It's kind of a shock to hear this," Rose Anderson said. Thursday morning, the Jackson City Council… continue reading ›
MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The sheriff's department is preparing to move its headquarters to the old West Middle School building in Denmark. WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News got a first… continue reading ›
BEECH BLUFF, Tenn. -- A quiet Monday morning took a sudden, terrifying turn for a Madison County mother. From left: Quentin Childress, 20, Jaylon Chiles, 18,… continue reading ›