Eric Perry

Eric Perry


Eric Perry is a two time Emmy Award Winning journalist who joined the FOX 5 News team in August of 2020. He anchors FOX 5 News at 6, 10, and 11 on weekends.

Eric was born and raised in Atlanta and graduated from DeKalb School of the Arts. Eric went on to attend Hampton University and graduated in 2016 (Go Pirates!) with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Theater Performance. Eric was able to participate in several internships in Washington, Baltimore and the Hampton Roads.

Eric started his television news career at WBBJ in Jackson, Tennessee where he was the Weekend Anchor.  After that he was Weekend Morning Anchor and Reporter at NBC12 in Richmond, Virginia. While in Richmond Eric covered a number of big stories including deadly tornadoes, the Governor’s blackface controversy and the Virginia Beach mass shooting.

Eric is a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. and loves getting involved in the community. He’s the proud parent of his fur son ‘Harper’.

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