Eric Perry is a two time Emmy Award Winning journalist who joined the FOX 5 News team in August of 2020.
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.
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