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.
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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Gospel and R&B singer Kelly Price has been reported missing, a spokesperson for the singer said Friday.
A Georgia attorney is on the ground in Texas working to help Haitian Immigrants seek refuge in the United States.
The images that have surfaced showing Haitian immigrants trying to cross the border have struck a nerve with many people. In metro Atlanta, Haitian-Americans said the images are sickening and hard to watch.
A DeKalb County family is lucky to be alive after someone shot into their home.
A Gwinnett County man believes he was in the right place at the right time when he spotted a missing 70-year-old man.
The National Transportation Safety Board has released a long-awaited accident report into the capsizing of the South Korean freighter Golden Ray, which is still being removed in pieces from the water off St. Simons Island two years later.
Four people were injured after an "explosion" at a Dunwoody apartment complex on Sunday afternoon believed to have been caused by some sort of gas line issue, DeKalb County Fire Rescue said. Officials said about 40 to 50 units were destroyed.
Georgia State Fire Marshal Craig Landolt said the responsibility is ultimately on the property owner for maintaining service and inspections.
The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office said an off-duty deputy working a Sudo's Bar and Grill on Sunday night found James Simpson in possession of a handgun and arrested him without incident.
The Gwinnett County Solicitor General filed a legal complaint against Georgia's Secretary of State and the Georgia state election board.