Eric Perry

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 or connect with him on twitter @WBBJ7EricP.

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TDOT talks bridge safety in West Tennessee

JACKSON, Tenn. — Six people were killed and nine others injured after a walkway bridge under construction in Miami collapsed. “The Tennessee Department of Transportation’s No. 1 priority is safety,” TDOT Assistant Bridge…