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

  Levert Street shooting victim identified

Madison County store owners hoping customers comply with mask order

  Voting in Madison County will look different during the pandemic

  Decatur City Council will continue discussing possible mask ordinance

  Suspect charged in fatal overnight shooting in Harvest

  Harvest firefighters battle overnight house fire

  Rideshare driver struggles with requiring masks

  New court documents shed light on Valhermoso Springs murder case

  State Representative calling for Confederate monument outside of courthouse to be taken down

  Madison County nursing home working hard to keep COVID-19 out of facility

  Health Department investigates violations of state health order

  Two suspects in connection to Valhermoso Springs septuple homicide arrested in Oregon

  Decatur nursing home seeing COVID-19 outbreak

  New art exhibit in downtown Huntsville

  Huntsville Police investigate shooting on Clayton Dr.

  Car crash kills one, injures another early Saturday morning in Madison County

  Firefighters help woman out of Huntsville house fire Sunday morning

  I-565 widening project starting Sunday night

Racist graffiti found on Huntsville overpass Saturday morning

  How to vote absentee in Alabama

  Limestone County NAACP leader hoping for more open conversation with police

  Man charged in 2017 murder and kidnapping still waiting for trial

  Decatur Morgan Hospital seeing highest number of patients yet

  City councilman calling for Decatur Police officer to be fired

  Marshall Medical Centers not seeing expected spike after Memorial Day Weekend

  Officer involved crash in Huntsville leads to minor injuries

  Madison County School system athletes return to practicing, while school leaders prepare for next school year

  Fans head to Toyota Field for block party

  Police brutality protests in North Alabama this weekend

  Large crowds of protestors could cause spike in COVID-19 cases