Emileigh Forrester

Emileigh Forrester

First Alert 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

  Big Apple Circus won’t be stopping by the Peach State

  Police on the hunt for Ashburn hit and run suspect

  Surveillance footage shows violent attempted armed robbery in Albany

  Albany police searching for second suspect in car theft

  Heroes Among Us: Tabora Temple

  Fitzgerald High band director arrested

  South GA college student reported missing

Turner Co. teen possibly drowns

  2 charged in Autry State Prison contraband case

  Berrien High teacher under investigation

  Suspects identified after Ben Hill Co. chase leads to manhunt, capture

  Woman pleads guilty in federal Medicaid fraud case

Sheriff’s Office: Lee Co. man arrested on charges related to soliciting or enticing a child

Man airlifted to hospital after mobile home fire

  Man set to go to trial in 2016 Sylvester death

  Gas company responds to accusations in Homerville coffee shop explosion

  Police release video of South Albany convenience store shooting

  Heroes Among Us: George Aigen

  6 indicted in 2017 Dougherty Co. home invasion

  Suspects indicted in Pelham store owner death

  Big Apple Circus announces summer shows at Albany Civic Center

  Judge dismisses lawsuit against city, police chief

700 hay bales destroyed in Brooks Co. barn arson

  Heroes Among Us: Craig Bennett

GDOT approves controversial improvement plan for major Thomasville road

Defense for Ryan Duke asks judge for permission to appeal pre-trial decisions in Grinstead case

  Douglas Police: 2 of 3 recent armed robberies may be connected

2018 Ocilla death ruled natural

  GBI: Sumter Co. sisters’ causes of death could take months to determine

  Attorneys for Ryan Duke file more requests ahead of trial in Tara Grinstead case