The Insite is welcoming (very late) former Arkansas sportscaster and very good friend Eric Sullivan to Texas. He and I along with Julie ‘The Socialite’ Grayum, and Torrey ‘T-Dub’ Walker all worked in Little Rock, Arkansas together at KARK-TV (NBC). Eric says he is realizing a dream by working in Texas and covering sports in the Lone Star state. Welcome Eric!
Eric Sullivan is the Sports Director for CBS 19 News. He comes to East Texas from Arkansas, where Eric was a Sportscaster for 9 years. One of Eric.s main goals in TV news has always been to cover High School Football in the state of Texas and follow his favorite NFL team of all time, the Dallas Cowboys. That dream has now come true.
Eric grew up on a farm in the small town of Wickes, Arkansas (pop: 464) and graduated from Mena High School in 1994. After High School Eric went off to college to play basketball at Arkansas Tech University. During college is where Eric made the call to dive into world of TV Sports. After 5 years in Little Rock as a photographer and Weekend Sports Anchor at KTHV, Eric made the move to Fayetteville, Ark. He worked as the main Sports Anchor for KFSM-TV. During his 4 years in Fayetteville, Eric was named .Favorite Sportscaster. 3 years in a row. Then in October of 2006, made the move to East Texas to join the CBS 19 news team.
Eric has covered SEC Football, Basketball, and Baseball for 9 years, where he followed the Arkansas Razorbacks to several Bowl games, one SEC Championship game, 3 NCAA Basketball Tournaments and two trips to the College World Series.