Eric Graves

Eric Graves


Huntsville, Ala.

Eric Graves joined the WAFF 48 News team in June of 2019, he is a reporter and weekend morning anchor. He’s excited to call the Tennessee Valley his new home and tell the stories of the people living here.

Eric was born and raised in Kansas City, MO, but called Columbia, MO home for the past four years while he went to the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri.

While at Mizzou, Eric worked at KOMU TV, the NBC affiliate for mid-Mo. He was an anchor, reporter and producer and covered stories like the Branson Duck Boat tragedy, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens’ Resignation and the 2018 Missouri Senate Race. After graduation in May of 2019, Eric was excited to further his journalism career, meeting new people and getting the opportunity to tell new stories.

Eric first wanted to be a journalist because he loves learning about people and sharing their interesting and moving stories. He looks forward to continue to do what he loves in the Tennessee Valley.

Away from the camera, Eric loves to play basketball, go on hikes, watch movies, travel and eat good food. He also loves all things sports and is an avid Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals and Missouri Tigers fan!

If you have a story you think needs to be told feel free to reach out to Eric on Twitter, Facebook or with an email!

Recent Articles by Eric

  8 people killed in northeast Alabama dock fire

  31st Annual Dog Ball happening at VBC

  Madison County Schools seeing less flu cases than last year

  Alabama senators talk impeachment ahead of Senate trial

Man pulled from submerged car near Huntsville Brownsferry Road

  CAJA of Madison County looking for new volunteers

  Finishing touches being put on Trash Pandas stadium

  Construction begins Saturday on Sparkman High School sky bridge

  Arab gym providing affordable childcare for Brindlee Mountain School parents

  Scammers looking to take advantage as people donate money to Australia

  Muscle Shoals Song Rooms open to provide creative space for songwriters

  Midwest Invitational Rodeo coming to North Alabama

  Saturday is a First Alert Weather day, be prepared for power outages

Huntsvillle city school board to announce new chief school financial officer

  New Year’s Eve warnings from law enforcement

  Florence Police identify victim in deadly weekend shooting on Long Ln.

  GoFundMe for couple killed in tornado raises more than $14,000 in first day

  Town Creek community comes together to start cleaning up after deadly tornado

  Helping family and friends battling addiction this holiday season

  “12 Workouts of Christmas” raises money for local charity

  2 shot at party in Harvest

  Huntsville Police Department getting ‘indescribable’ amount of support

  How violence against police officers can make recruiting difficult

  Expect traffic delays during procession for fallen HPD officer

  Sensory Inclusive Santa: a photo op for kids with special needs

  Downtown Huntsville business owner worried about staying open amid road construction

  Drake State partnering with Catalyst to help small businesses

  Huntsville Christmas Parade celebrates the diversity of Huntsville

  Huntsville City School Board begins interviews for new CSFO

Huntsville Police investigate possible shooting