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 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

  More workers returning to Marshall Space Flight Center

  John Hunt Park testing site in Huntsville is on the move

  Huntsville Police involved in pair of late night chases

  Looking at COVID-19 trends with creator of the BamaTracker website

  Nurses at Morgan County Schools prepare for return to classroom

  Local tutor sees increase in business during pandemic

  Morgan County murder suspect claims self defense in documents

  Decatur mom sees growth in homeschool community

  Huntsville Hospital drive-thru testing sites changing

  Awards ceremony for Madison Police officers involved in controversial 2019 shooting canceled

  Petition to rename Edmund Pettus Bridge gaining momentum

Decatur City Schools suspending summer learning, modifying summer activities

  Tips on keeping your mask clean

  Annual Huntsville Jehovah’s Witnesses conference moving online

  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