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

  Madison County Commission has millions in rent relief but distribution will take time

  Etz Chayim rabbi reacts to new details and reward in synagogue vandalism case

  Colbert County Commissioners hoping for second loan to improve water system

  Decatur Police changing transit policies after escape

  Update: Three arrested after chase ends in Huntsville

  HPD investigators looking into overnight shooting

  Madison County Commission Chairman calls out ADOC, ADOC Commissioner blames COVID-19 and federal court order

  Huntsville Virtual Academy giving up flexibility for more structure

  New COVID-19 relief package brings much needed rent relief money

  Local political science expert explains laws around Congressional count of Electoral College votes

  BamaTracker creator talks vaccines and future of the site

  High risk Fayetteville teacher grateful to be able to continue teaching through pandemic

Madison City Schools Superintendent looks back on first semester, talks changes going forward

Huntsville Havoc set to start season with new COVID-19 precautions

  Huntsville Police hoping public can help track down synagogue vandal

  Some schools go virtual, others keep kids in class as semester nears end

  Huntsville Police identify man involved in hit-and-run on University Dr.

  Investigation in cyber attack stretches into second week as students return to class

  HCS parents concerned about students falling behind, mental health

  Expert weighs in on why hackers attack schools and what usually happens

  Local clinic working to provide COVID-19 testing to anyone who wants one

  Local Alabama freshman talks first semester and COVID-19 precautions

  Cyber security expert weighs in as HCS parents worry

  Food Bank of North Alabama reopens after COVID-19 forced closure

  Firefighters battle flames & frigid temperatures overnight

  Mars Music Hall ready to rock again

  CARE Center in New Hope stepping up to help kids during the holidays

  Holiday travel should provide much needed boost to Huntsville International Aiport

  Huntsville infectious disease expert warns about holiday gatherings

  Both Lincoln County school systems seeing rising cases