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

  Emergency crews extinguish morning house fire in New Market

  AEA rep talks about teacher concerns she’s hearing

  Grissom High School mom anxious about her daughter’s return to the classroom

  Shooting death investigation on Gawain Road in southeast Huntsville

  Two local lawyers agree, landlord-tenant laws are a mess

  Jury trials in most North Alabama counties still weeks away

  Huntsville City Schools reopen doors to students

  Car crashes into Huntsville home late Saturday night

  New Hope High School expansion nearly finished as students prepare to return

  Cullman High School students start hybrid schedule

  Local doctor says coronavirus precautions will also work to limit flu spread

  Huntsville doctor explains dangerous false information surrounding new CDC stats

  Huntsville City Council race heads to a runoff

  MCSO Investigator Caleb Brooks continues to heal at Cleveland Clinic

  Mayor Battle looks to the past as he plans for the future

  Madison City Schools Superintendent talks return to schools and more at board meeting

  Albertville City Schools students back to class

  MCSO Investigator heads to Cleveland Clinic with honor escort of fellow officers

  Lincoln County Schools giving parents the option to switch back to traditional learning

  Madison County Schools administrators asking for patience as school year begins online

  Deadline to vote absentee in municipal election getting closer

  St. John Paul II Catholic High School begins in-person learning

  Athens City School students head back to class

  Madison City School students start virtual learning

  Virtual Municipal Election forum helping voters hear from candidates

  Madison County Confederate monument vandalized

  Local Alabama freshman prepares to start school during COVID-19 pandemic

  Fayetteville High Principal gets creative to help teacher feel safe

Man accused of Madison County murder has 18 arrests since 2011

  First day of school for students in Lincoln County