Eric Johnson

Sports Anchor / Reporter

Eric is no stranger to the Roanoke Valley. He is a Roanoke native and proud graduate of William Fleming High School.

He first joined WSLS in 2011 as a Master Control Operator. At the same time, he attended Roanoke College majoring in Communication Studies.

He interned at Salem-Times Register in the summer of 2012, covering a variety of stories including the Mitt Romney rally in Salem.

In 2014, Eric shifted to the WSLS news department as a photojournalist.

Eric is excited to be working in his hometown covering local sports that he’s followed for years.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family.

You may also catch him at a Washington Redskins or Salem Red Sox game throughout their seasons.

Have an interesting sports story? Then let Eric know!