DECATUR Co., Tenn -- Decatur County Schools will be closed Monday. School officials say flooding has caused electrical outages at Parson Elementary School and across the district. The aftercare program will also be closed as well. Stay with WBBJ 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 -- Generations of west Tennessee women came together Sunday to empower one another at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson. "We just want women to understand the power of connection… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn-- Two Madison Academic High School students are out of class after a startling discovery in a car on campus. The Madison County Sheriff's Department confirms two juveniles at the school were… continue reading ›
JACKSON, Tenn -- Chick-fil-A hopes a new addition will soon have people pecking around. "This is really new for Chick-fil-A's in the mall because it's what we call an additional distribution… continue reading ›
McKENZIE, Tenn. -- Cell phone video shows the scary moment this car became submerged with an elderly woman inside. "She thought this was a parking lot so I imagine she drove this way… continue reading ›
MARTIN, Tenn. -- Yellow crime scene tape blows as neighbors and investigators search for answers. Martin police say they received a call around 9 a.m. Tuesday of an unresponsive man at… continue reading ›
CAMDEN, Tenn. -- A community demands answers after they were dumped by their controversial landfill. "Nobody knows the truth in the whole situation," one community member said. Environmental Waste Solutions is a… continue reading ›
LEXINGTON , Tenn. -- Yellow crime tape and police cars surround a home in Lexington after officers received a call for help. "Our officers were dispatched to 37 Teakwood Drive here in… continue reading ›