Eric comes to WITN as Sports Director. Before moving to North Carolina Eric was the Sports Director at WABI TV5 in Bangor, Maine, for the last two years. He worked for WABI for 5-1/2 years before that as Sports Anchor/Reporter. In that time he, and former Sports Director Tim Throckmorton, won multiple awards together from the Maine Association of Broadcasters for top sportscast. Eric also earned best play-by-play for the station's state football broadcasts. Before moving to Maine he lived and worked in his home state of Minnesota. First at KEYC in North Mankato and then at KQDS Fox 21 in Duluth. He started his career in Bangor, Maine, at ABC 7/Fox 22 as a production assistant before being promoted to photojournalist there.
In his spare time, Eric loves to be outdoors. From hiking mountains or kayaking to hunting and fishing. He also can be found working on his golf game and still plays hockey in the local adult league.