LEXINGTON, Tenn -- With tears and hugs a family came together to honor a loved one. Family, friends and classmates packed the First Baptist Church in Lexington to honor the life of… continue reading ›
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or connect with him on twitter @WBBJ7EricP.
JACKSON, Tenn -- With guns drawn and a SWAT team ready, the Jackson police responded to a report of a man barricade inside a home on Tuesday. "They were looking for a domestic assault… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn-- Violence strikes an east Jackson neighborhood leaving a community speechless. "I'm just stunned," Zellier Price said. Monday, Jackson police responded to reports of gunfire on Willa Drive and found… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn-- The Bemis community is searching for answers after violence hits their tight-knit community. "I was on my way to the grocery store to get some groceries and I said what in the heck is going on up here," neighbor… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn-- One superintendent with no plans of slowing down. "I like to finish what I started," Jackson-Madison County Superintendent Verna Ruffin said. Wednesday, Ruffin sat down with WBBJ 7 Eyewitness… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn-- It was a meeting that lasted over four hours, Tuesday evening and at times became heated and passionate. The Jackson-Madison County School Board's meeting opened up with several comments from the… continue reading ›