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.
A new study finds that seven chemicals commonly found in sunscreens can be absorbed into the bloodstream at levels exceeding safety thresholds, but experts say just because an ingredient is absorbed does not mean it’s unsafe.
One Baton Rouge carnival krewe literally takes its costumes to new heights every year. The Mystic Krewe of Apollo’s annual Bal Masque is known for larger than life creations that bounce down the runway.
A free, clinician-led eating support group will launch in Baton Rouge in the coming months. It will be funded with $14,000 raised in 2019 by Southern Smash, a program under The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness.
Doctors across the country are sounding the alarm about antibiotics. They’re lifesavers when used correctly, but there’s a danger too. Overprescribing antibiotics puts the entire population at risk, and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) calls it one of the biggest risks to public health.
More than half a million people in Louisiana have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Another million are considered pre-diabetic. Doctors say the biggest way to stop the disease is a healthier diet.
Saturday’s election could carry serious consequences for the City of Baton Rouge. Those for and against the proposed City of St. George kicked their efforts into overdrive Thursday, Oct. 10. WAFB found that many voters are still undecided.
On Saturday, Oct. 5, patients will be rolling into the new Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. It has been a long process to get the facility open, and on Wednesday, Sept. 25, WAFB took a trip down every floor.