Logan Whaley

Logan Whaley

Multimedia Journalist

Jonesboro, Arkansas

Logan Whaley joins the KAIT 8 news team as a multimedia journalist and reporter.

Logan is a graduate from Union University just up the road in Jackson, Tennessee. There, he anchored ‘West Tennessee This Week,’ a program that aired on Jackson’s local NBC affiliate. In addition, he also provided play-by-play and color commentary for the school’s baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball teams, calling key events such as the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament and the Gulf South Conference Tournament.

A native of Mayfield, Kentucky, Logan developed his passion for broadcasting at Graves County High School. At the school’s award-winning broadcasting program, he won three individual Kentucky High School Journalism Association State Championships.

When Logan isn’t working, you can find him watching and supporting pretty much every sport. He loves the Atlanta Braves, Memphis Grizzles, Tennessee Titans, Tennessee Volunteers, and the Murray State Racers.

Logan is excited to be joining the Region 8 News team. You can reach Logan by email at logan.whaley@kait8.com or by following him on Facebook and Twitter.

Recent Articles by Logan

  Walnut Ridge to apply for airport reclassification

  Jonesboro resident celebrates 100th Birthday

  Public urged to keep perspective on Memorial Day meaning

  Local church continues to navigate COVID-19 effects

  Trash collection ordinance presented, not voted on at Cherokee Village meeting

  Black River Technical College will distribute over $800,000 in grant money

  Expert panel discusses health and hospital safety

  Highland High student distributes over 2,000 masks

  Safety guidelines put in place for upcoming elections

  NEA Board of Realtors give over $100,000 in grants

  Local health units to offer COVID-19 testing

  Caravan to honor nursing home workers Saturday

  Local theater announces reopening date

  Teacher and student share bond as cancer survivors

  Immortal Ink among tattoo shops reopening with restrictions

  Murder hornets threaten bee populations

  Churches around Region 8 prepare to open

  Gyms reopen across Arkansas with restrictions in place

  Lawrence County furloughs over 40 employees

  Camp and Canoe shop navigates effects of COVID-19

  The Spider’s Webb prepares to re-open

  Coping with COVID: ways to take care of yourself mentally

  Dr. Speights urges public to continue safe practices

  Cherokee Village United Methodist serves with meals

  Walnut Ridge braces for tough budget as a result of COVID-19

  Gyms prepare to re-open

  Preschool teacher spreads joy through YouTube page

  Hoxie Elementary School adapts to online-only format

  Williams Baptist University adjusts to impact of coronavirus