Eric Avedissian has written for weekly and daily newspapers in southern New Jersey, including the Cape May Star & Wave, Cape May County Gazette and The Press of Atlantic City. Since 2005, he has reported for the Ocean City Sentinel in Ocean City, NJ, where he covers state, county and local government. He has won various journalism awards from the New Jersey Press Association for his reporting. Eric was born in Camden, NJ and raised in Cherry Hill. He graduated from Glassboro State College in 1992 with a degree in communications and journalism.