Born and raised in Philly, Eric has worked on many digital projects with local leaders and organizations, to highlight unique stories that makes Philadelphia special.
Before joining the 6abc team, Eric was a Digital Reporter for The Philadelphia Tribune, the oldest continuously published African-American newspaper in the United States.
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How one local woman aims to rescue stray animals in Philadelphia and beyond
Northeast Philadelphia native Nina Love has always had a passion for animals ever since growing up with her mother. That connection led to the creation of "The Black Thornberry," a program that rescues stray animals in the city, no matter the species or condition.
Through tragedy, how one NJ community is honoring a 9-year-old's dream
Local officials and residents in Hammonton, New Jersey, have shown through tragedy that resilience can ultimately help define a community's spirit.
New program aims to help students seeking to start their own business
Like all high school seniors, students at Belmont Charter High School in West Philadelphia have many questions surrounding their next steps in life. So, they've launched a program to help guide seniors who seek to start their own business.
South Philly native, gym owner launches free youth boxing program to tackle the city's gun violence crisis
South Philly native Maleek Jackson has been motivated to help change the violent trends of youth gun violence in Philadelphia.
17-year-old aims to deliver 160 backpacks to help local homeless residents
17-year-old Alexa Rhodes is on a mission with the help of 51 of her peers grades 5 through 8 to fill 160 sturdy backpacks filled with needy supplies for the city's homeless residents.
Marine vet launches "Pleasant Playground Garden Committee" to provide healthy food access in Mt. Airy
Fifty-two-year-old Joseph Johnson and his team launched the Pleasant Playground Garden Committee to improve health and wellness.
How 2 entrepreneurs use fashion, marketing to help small businesses in Philadelphia
From the fashion industry to business marketing, two entrepreneurs in the city's Fishtown section are helping small businesses in a fun way.
Philadelphia ranks 2nd in the US with most traffic congestion; SEPTA to invest in $2 billion KOP Rail project
In 2020, Philadelphia ranked fifth in the world and second in the U.S. for cities with the most traffic congestion, only behind New York City. As a result, Philly drivers lost an average of 94 hours to traffic congestion compared to the national average of 26 hours a year.
South Philly native aims to address gun violence, poverty through 'Young Chances Foundation'
In the city's Grays Ferry section, one man is using his second chance to help local youth and address the violent trend relating to gun violence.
Growing push to keep cars off of MLK Drive in Philadelphia
Near the city's Fairmount Park section, there's a growing push among Philadelphians to keep cars off of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.