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

  Staying active outdoors during the coronavirus pandemic

  Madison County School changing plan to help feed students

  School systems in Madison County set to start learning outside of the classroom

  Madison Chamber of Commerce getting creative to help local restaurants

  Blood donations slowing down during coronavirus pandemic

  Construction and road work going on as planned, despite pandemic

  School administrators and teachers prepare for school online

  Lack of COVID-19 tests closes one Huntsville testing site temporarily

  Huntsville Hospital working to conserve PPE and COVID-19 tests

Madison crews make quick work of Wednesday morning fire

  Huntsville Police working differently amid coronavirus concerns

  Where to go for coronavirus testing in the Tennessee Valley

  How to fight back against anxiety during coronavirus spread

Ford Chapel Rd. back open after sky bridge construction

  Huntsville Hospital opens drive-thru flu and fever clinic

  Local YMCAs increase cleaning during coronavirus pandemic

  Cleaning tips to know during coronavirus pandemic

  Wellness tips for working at home during coronavirus spread

  Local Congressmen vote for financial help during coronavirus crisis

  Madison Co. schools have food access during school closures

Marshall Space Flight Center employee has coronavirus

  Bill would give first responders workers’ comp for mental illness

Local party leaders talk why voters should get to the polls

  Ditto Landing back open after weeks of flooding

  Overnight fire damages home in New Hope

  New state senate bill could create lifetime conceal carry permit

  HR Director’s lawsuit against Limestone County Schools settled

  Harvest Elementary students, parents and teachers talk civics

  Bailey Cove librarians looking forward to major upgrades with new library

  Ditto Landing could reopen soon as water recedes