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

  Huntsville Animal Shelter open house has holiday fun and furry friends

  Flint Crossing Outdoors offers free store item to food drive participants

  Virtual reality technology helping to train military

  Local group works to honor Vietnam casualties in Morgan Co.

  Some students say they’re surprised at Alabama A&M fraternity’s revocation

  Inaugural 5k Run Against Violence looks to raise money for those affected

  Mr. Peanut visits Rocket City!

Huntsville Havoc start title defense Friday night

  Blue pumpkins raising autism awareness this Halloween

Fatal fire in south Huntsville

  Two men arrested following Florence nightclub shooting

  Rocket City Adventure Race

  Bridge Street Town Centre hosts first annual fall festival

  Annual makers market today in downtown Huntsville

  Grace period ending for new Alabama road laws

  Huntsville Police hope to prepare public for active shooter situations

  National Prescription Drug Take Back day “good step” in fighting opioid crisis

  Decatur police limiting the size of funeral processions

  Fire crews work three separate fires on same street in one weekend

  Zumbathon to raise money for breast cancer fighters

Morgan County online sales tax controversy continues

  Ride-hailing drivers and police officers work together to keep community safe

Florence Mayor says 2020 Census is big for Alabama and city of Florence

Community mourns loss of Fayettville High School student

  Matilda comes to North Alabama

  East Alabama man dies from vaping related illness

Decatur Mayor calls for department head to move to Decatur

  Chili cook-off to benefit veterans

  Restaurants from across the valley come together for Taste of Huntsville

Women dies in booking at Morgan County Sheriff’s Office