CHESTER CO., Tenn -- A husband is facing charges, accused of doing the unthinkable, kidnapping his wife and stuffing her into the trunk of his car. "We started doing an area search for… 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!
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JACKSON, Tenn -- A new day for America as the country welcomes a new leader of the free world. Many gathered around their TVs and caught up online for the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn-- Three long days in court for one of the men accused in a 2014 robbery and double homicide. "A piece of our family is gone, it's not coming back,"… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn -- A long and emotional day in court in the case for Johnny Wade. "I constantly kept asking him what happened," Megan Springfield, witness and ex-girlfriend of Derrick Wade, testified.… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn.-- It was a mini reunion for students and staff of Whitehall Pre-K Learning Center, Tuesday evening. "The teachers and staff at Whitehall are nothing short of magical," parent Beth Parnell said. Parents of students who attend the Pre-K… continue reading ›
MADISON COUNTY, Tenn-- Thursday, Madison County Commissioners met in preparation for Tuesday's January meeting. "Primarily the firing range and the resolutions been re-worked that were tabled last month," Chairman Gary Deaton said.… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn -- An update on a Pre-K school damaged by hail and suffered what the superintendent calls catastrophic damage. "We're going to move everything from Whitehall," Superintendent Verna Ruffin said. Tuesday, in… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn -- Monday evening, the Jackson-Madison County School Board met for the first time in 2017 in a combined work session and board meeting. "We would consider this a catastrophic event," JMCSS… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn -- Crews are working hard to make sure roads are safe for you to travel on. "It's going to be slick tonight." Jimmy Stanford said. Friday both the Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Jackson Street Department sent… continue reading ›