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After a 2010 graphic design internship, Eric joined the staff as managing editor in August 2011. He was promoted to editor-in-chief in November 2014 and editorial director in April 2019. He previously served on the board of the D.C. Society of Professional Journalists and briefly founded and published a street paper in Huntington, West Virginia. He graduated from Marshall University with honors, where he also worked on the university’s daily, The Parthenon. In addition to his newsroom leadership, Eric works to collaborate with other outlets to increase coverage of homelessness beyond our pages and support strong local journalism in our community.