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

  ‘I’m seeing it daily’: Walnut Ridge doctor responds to hesitancy surrounding COVID vaccine

  Walnut Ridge boys basketball grateful to be playing; coach discusses COVID concerns

  Walnut Ridge Middle School students and faculty raise over $1,000 for first responders

  New $500,000 project opens in Walnut Ridge; bringing over 25 jobs

  MAPC discusses more affordable living options in Jonesboro

  Less than 3% of Ark. population has received COVID-19 vaccine

  Medical marijuana dispensary opens

  Sharp County Jail, an $8 million facility, opens

Attorney General Rutledge responds to Capitol riots; comments on calls for Rep. Rick Crawford to step down

  Walnut Ridge pharmacy already seeing demand for COVID vaccine recently shipped

  COVID-19 pushes new Pocahontas school opening back to August 2021

  Superintendent: First two days back at school ‘better than expected’

  Student, longtime teacher share thoughts on returning to school amid COVID-19 concerns

  Stewart Park to receive ‘major upgrades’ in 2021

  Official addresses concerns of nursing home requiring COVID-19 vaccination

  Multiple Police Depts. react to law enforcement task force report designed to ‘increase training and accountability’

  FUMC Jonesboro holds ‘drive-in’ Christmas Eve service

  Assisted living facilities begin receiving COVID vaccines, officials say it’s ’a wonderful early Christmas gift’

  Central Baptist Church moves Christmas Eve services to online-only

  Lawrence Memorial receives COVID vaccine, discusses capacity

  Arkansas law enforcement task force, including Craighead Co. Sheriff, submits final report to Gov. Hutchinson

  New documents allege former housing authority executive secretary of paying herself with authority funds; both sides awaiting more information

  St. Bernards issues first COVID vaccine to healthcare worker

  Emerson Professional Tools to host job fair in Ash Flat

  Quorum court discusses new protocols following county clerk’s indictment

  Randolph County employees, including deputies, receive pay raises

  Paragould Walmart reopens after ‘additional cleaning’

  Paragould resident puts up Christmas lights for a good cause

  Highland Middle School students partner with ministry to give cheer to seniors in nursing home

  WBU’s Brewer pulls triple duty as student, athlete and hotel manager