Erica Bryant is an Emmy award-winning journalist. She joined the WSOC-TV family in 2004. She currently co-anchors Channel 9 Eyewitness News weeknights at 5pm, 6pm, 10pm and 11pm.
In 2020, Erica was named RTDNAC TV News Anchor of the Year. Some of her most memorable work includes co-producing prime time special reports “Stand Up to Domestic Violence,” and “Life After Death: Rae Carruth and The Son Who Survived.” Erica also co-anchored live coverage of the Memorial Service for Reverend Billy Graham in 2018, the Democratic National Convention in 2012, and the Republican National Convention in 2020.
Before joining WSOC-TV, Erica previously worked for WCBD-TV in Charleston, SC and WHNS-TV in Greenville, SC. She earned her degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Erica is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Crown Jewels Chapter of the Links, Inc., and associate member of the Charlotte Chapter of Jack and Jill, Inc.
As a former board member of Safe Alliance, Erica is passionate about volunteering in the community and focuses on issues facing disadvantaged families. She lives in Charlotte with her husband and two children.
Local law enforcement is cracking down on sexual predators soliciting children online. A former assistant U.S. attorney who prosecuted these cases told Channel 9′s Erica Bryant they’ve seen so much of this, they’re calling it an epidemic.