Graham Ulkins is a first-generation Southerner with a knack for telling stories. He works as a reporter and anchor for WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge.
A proud graduate of LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication and Baton Rouge Magnet High School, Graham currently covers general assignments for WAFB's evening newscasts. He previously spent two years as the station's health reporter and also served as weekend and morning anchor.
Away from the station, he enjoys playing tennis and traveling near and far, having spent two eye-opening years abroad in Germany.
The area near Burbank Drive and Lee Drive in Baton Rouge is nearly unrecognizable from just a few years ago. It’s home to hundreds of student apartments, along with several new restaurants and other businesses in or near the Arlington Marketplace development.
There’s one impact of Thursday’s severe storms you might not feel until the weekend. Many crawfish farmers missed out on valuable time in their ponds, but retailers are still optimistic headed into Good Friday.
Record flooding in the Midwest has destroyed hundreds of homes and devastated the region's farmers. The economic loss in Nebraska alone is estimated at $1.4 billion. Help is coming in from all over the country, including from Baton Rouge.