A level-headed but Rock ‘n Roll view of the world.”

— Alex O’Neal KKMJ Austin

One of the great Texas songwriters.”

— Lucky Boyd MyTexasMusic

Leikam? We love him!”

— Everybody. All the time.

Who Is Eric Leikam?

By Pamela Cody

Eric Leikam (Ly-kem) is an American actor, musician, songwriter and radio reporter. He resides near Houston. His acting credits include films such as SATX, Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word and others, commercials and DC Universe Online. 

As a musician and songwriter he is known throughout Austin and around Texas for his  solo work and band, Brother E Train, plus playing with Rockin’ Gospel Project, Shelly Knight, Sharon Bourbonnais and more. Eric plays guitar, bass, drums and keyboards. 

As a broadcaster he is currently with iHeart Media’s WOAI San Antonio and iHeart’s 24/7 News network. He is heard daily on radio stations throughout Texas and Oklahoma. He was a popular air personality in Austin, Houston and New Orleans. Some of the stations he worked for include 97 Rock Houston, WRNO-FM New Orleans, KLBJ and KGSR Austin. 

As a writer Eric has published a book called Soul Blurts. He wrote reviews and articles for several publications in Austin. Eric is married and has an adult son.

Photo Steven Mackie

Photo Steven Mackie

Photo Steven Mackie

Photo Steven Mackie


Clear Lake City, Houston, TX ericleikam@gmail.com 

Writer, Content Creator, Journalist, Actor, Musician, Storyteller etc. 

Trusted reliable news anchor and reporter for Newsradio 1200 WOAI, Newsradio KLBJ, Texas State Network and Metro Networks since 2006 
Covers Transportation, Automotive, State and local politics, music and film 
Producer and host of podcast “Live Music Capital” 
Nearly 40 years broadcasting experience in Texas and Louisiana 

“Great attitude. Great interview skills!” “Large base of local knowledge” “Decades of broadcasting experience.““Experienced and versatile entertainer.“ “A solid talent... Creative... An amazing asset.” “One of the great Texas songwriters.” 


News Reporter: iHeart Newsradio 1200 WOAI San Antonio, TX  2020- Now

PM News Anchor Reporter: Newsradio KLBJ; Austin, TX  — 2014-2019 

Sound Design Producer: Emmis Austin Radio; Austin, TX  -  2012-2014 

On-Air Talent: KGSR Radio Austin; Austin, TX 2004-2012 

Producer Reporter: Metro Networks (Fox 7 Traffic);  Austin, TX  -  2006-2008 


PC, iOS, Adobe Audition, Logic Pro X, Twisted Wave, RCS News, Newsboss, AudioVault, WideOrbit, iMovie, MS Word,  MS Outlook, News gathering, Interviewing, Audio production, Commercial production, Imaging, Looping, Voiceovers, Industrials, Podcasting, Live-streaming, Songwriting, Self-publishing, Indy label owner, Actor represented by Acclaim Talent, Brother E Train band leader 

Fully COVID vaccinated. References available upon request.