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.
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.
If you have a hummingbird feeder, now is the time to fill it up. It’s peak season for the tiny birds. The Tunica Hills area near St. Francisville happens to be one of the best spots in the country to see them.
The number of babies in Louisiana born addicted to opioids has doubled since 2013, but an innovative program is helping to bring those numbers back down. It’s now expanding to help more moms and babies.
Two mothers forced to bury their sons have a powerful message. They’re taking their painful experiences and sharing them among strangers. It’s all thanks to a support group they saw featured on WAFB. Now, they want other families to share their stories.