Emileigh Forrester

Emileigh is the First Alert Anchor at WALB. She joined the WALB News 10 Team in September 2016. After spending her college years at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, she graduated with a bachelor's degree in telecommunication and film (Roll Tide!). Emileigh began her broadcasting career as an intern at WVUA 23 in Tuscaloosa. While there for three and a half years, she worked her way up as an intern from newsroom assistant to anchor and reporter. Following graduation, she moved to Alexandria, Louisiana to serve as a weekend anchor, morning anchor, and reporter at KALB for more than one year. Emileigh looks forward to getting to know the Albany area and surrounding cities. She spends most of her free time with her family, friends and Pomeranian puppy, Phoebe.

Recent Articles by Emileigh

  Teen facing charges after chase in stolen vehicle ends in Dougherty Co. crash

Coffee Co. man facing homicide by vehicle charges in teens’ crash deaths

US Marshals searching for disbarred GA attorney, accused of killing mother

Cairo Police: Man arrested in social media meet up gone wrong

Albany man charged with homicide, DUI-drugs after deadly crash

Coffee Co. detectives search for woman missing two and a half weeks

Causes of recent Albany fires released

Proposed bill would clarify GA school bus passing laws

Meigs man suspected of robbing same store twice in 10 years

Monroe Comprehensive High School boys basketball team forfeits season

Heroes Among Us: Guillermo Cornavaca

Baker Co. man sentenced to life for child molestation case in 2013

Roofing truck driver wanted for theft in Seminole County

Body found in burning car in Cook County

Where is Detrez Green? Toddler still missing after deadly 2017 tornado in GA

Albany police search for 2016 armed robbery suspect

1 injured in Sumter Co. fireworks incident

GA man arrested for plotting attack on White House

3 arrested after traffic stop leads to manhunt in Nicholls

Legal jockeying continues ahead of Ryan Duke trial in Tara Grinstead case