Walt Grayson is a 5th generation Mississippian, born and raised in Greenville.
Walt's interest in broadcasting started early. His first radio job was at a Greenville station while he was still in high school.
Walt joined the WLBT-TV team as a weather anchor in 1984. Now, Walt takes viewers "On The Road" weekdays on WLBT. In addition, Walt is the host of Mississippi Public Broadcasting's Mississippi Roads.
Walt also writes a monthly newspaper article for the Electric Power Associations of Mississippi's newspaper, TODAY IN MISSISSIPPI. And he is the author of four books: Jackson the Good Life; Looking Around Mississippi with Walt Grayson; Looking Around Mississippi Some More! With Walt Grayson, which was awarded the Mississippi Library Associations Non-Fiction Book of the Year award in 2008; and Oh! That Reminds Me, More Homegrown Mississippi Stories with Walt Grayson.
Walt is a member of the Associated Press MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS HALL OF FAME.
The Civilian Conservation Corp worked for five years clearing woods, building Shadow Lake and a bunch of cabins. A lot has been added since then to make Roosevelt a run away that isn’t all that far away.