|"I'm thrilled to be working in my home state and excited to once again be part of the Hubbard family."|
Eric joined 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS in August 2012. He started his career in Rochester, MN before moving to work at Hubbard-owned KOB-TV as an Anchor/Reporter in Albuquerque, NM. Most recently, Eric worked at KUSA in Denver, Colorado. He anchored hours of continuous live coverage from the scene of Colorado's two most destructive and deadly wildfires in history. He also anchored live from the scene of the Aurora Movie Theater Shooting. Eric recently won an Emmy for a 2-part series exposing unemployment fraud and problems within the Colorado Labor Department.
Eric is a Minnesota native. He graduated from Apple Valley High School in 1998. He holds a BA in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California.
Born and raised in Apple Valley, Eric loves everything Minnesota has to offer - the lakes, the sports, and yes, even the winters! Eric and his wife live in Edina and have a 1 year-old son and are expecting a second child in early December. The couple met in 1999 while working at Nordstrom in the Mall of America. When Eric is not enjoying quality family time or volunteering in the community, he is playing hockey or attempting to play golf. Eric is a huge fan of the Minnesota Wild, Vikings, Twins and Timberwolves.