Emileigh Forrester

Emileigh Forrester

Today in Georgia Anchor

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

  ‘They’re passing away without loved ones:’ Nurse helps dying patient speak to family one last time

Hearts pop up on Lee Co. doors to show support for health care workers

  Georgia Forestry Commission helps deliver critical medical supplies to health care facilities

  Heroes Among Us: Dr. James Black

  Phoebe employees’ homemade facemasks get national attention

  Valdosta mayor urges support for small businesses

  PruittHealth offers video chats for loved ones in nursing homes

  Mental health experts discuss coping with stress during coronavirus outbreak

  Flooding, heavy rains leave behind breeding grounds for mosquitoes

CDC: Clean, then disinfect to prevent spread of viral respiratory illnesses, including Coronavirus

  South Health District addresses ‘presumptive positive’ Coronavirus case in Lowndes Co.

  Albany VFW members clean up debris left by flooding

  Heroes Among Us: Purple Heart Outdoors Tour

  'She settled for what she wanted to be, which was a black woman in the Olympics’: Alice Coachman Davis leaves legacy behind for young track and field athletes

  For the Love: WALB picks up litter on Stuart Ave on Valentine’s Day

  Hot Wheels monster truck driver previews Saturday’s live shows in Albany

  Phoebe gives updates on new emergency department plans, simulation lab

  Albany-Dougherty EDC president addresses his resignation announcement

  Heroes Among Us: DogTagSS

  South Ga. health experts: No reason to panic about coronavirus right now

  Facebook post alleges dogs were found decapitated in plastic containers in Mitchell Co.

January marks Cervical Health Awareness Month

  House GOP plans to reverse ‘corporate takeover’ of Ga. health care

  Lawmakers recommend study to improve health care access in rural Ga.

  Judge denies another request for funding by Ryan Duke in Grinstead case

  Terrell Co. Animal Control searches for owner of dog left tied up without food, water

Fmr. Dougherty Co. detention officer among 32 charged in federal drug trafficking case

Swearing-in ceremony set for newly elected Albany officials

  Heroes Among Us: Justin Godwin

  Lee Co. students cut ribbon on closet for classmates in need