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!
The language defining what a close contact is is not changing, but, from now on, those close contacts will only get sent home if the person they came in contact with tested positive for coronavirus or has a loss of taste or smell.
Businesses will still be under the Alabama Safer at Home order, which limits how many people can be inside the business, how far people need to be from each other, when people should be wearing masks, among other things.