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

  Law professor: Service dog industry in U.S. is largely unregulated, making people vulnerable to scams

WALB Investigates, Part 3: Woman said she ‘outed’ service dog nonprofit after discovering vacation documents

  WALB Investigates, Part 2: Deaf woman’s dog missing after being sent to nonprofit for service dog training

  WALB Investigates, Part 1: Former nonprofit accused of defrauding families of children, adults with disabilities

  New partnerships aim to connect military caregivers with support

  Heroes Among Us: Sgt. Darryl Benton, Jr.

Report: Albany nursing home fined $186K following unreported allegations of sexual abuse

  Lee Co. COVID-19 survivor describes tough recovery ahead

  Nursing home stats show some rural facilities hit hard in SWGA

  Absentee ballot task force works to protect integrity of June 9 election

Ga. Secretary of State sends masks, disinfectants ahead of June 9 elections

  Sec. of State addresses pending budget cuts due to COVID-19

  Local governments, non-profits join together to give out masks in Albany

Leesburg’s American Idol winner gears up for virtual concert to benefit Phoebe

  COVID-19’s financial impact on Cordele unknown; Hotels see uptick in occupancy

  Voter registration form arrives for Irwin Co. teen who died in 2002

  Phoebe CEO: Hospital seeing positive trends with COVID-19, but don’t let your guard down yet

  ‘He doesn’t understand why he can’t hug me’: Albany respiratory therapist on distancing herself from her 3-year-old son

  Heroes Among Us: National Guard

  Reports: 40% of Georgia’s COVID-19 deaths were residents in long-term care facilities

  First-year nurse goes from caring for surgical patients to COVID-19 patients at Phoebe

  ICU Director: Albany hospital sees fewer critically sick COVID-19 patients

  Phoebe North set to receive first COVID-19 patients Monday

  Georgia-based company sending dozens of health care workers to Albany

  EMA director relieved to have addresses of COVID-19 patients

  91-year-old poses for backyard fashion show, sheltering-in-place

  Stores pick up grocery tabs for health care workers, first responders

  How to talk to your kids about the COVID-19 pandemic

Phoebe staff, National Guard troops work to help COVID-19 patients recover

  Phoebe ICUs full of COVID-19 patients; hospital transfers new, critical patients