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

  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

  Dougherty Co. students compete in ‘Children of the Dream’ art competition

  Phoebe surgeons perform 100+ life-saving heart procedures using TAVR method

Phoebe board approves plan to combat teen pregnancy, diabetes

  Phoebe Putney receives award to recognize community support

  Crews set up Albany’s 2-ton Christmas tree

  Phoebe CEO shares progress on strategic plan

  Heroes Among Us: Jessie White

  Barney’s Run for Warriors to benefit veterans with PTSD, brain injuries

  Group to host annual Veterans Day parade in Lee Co. Saturday

  Financial planner offers budgeting advice for holiday season

  Ga. Secretary of State to perform routine maintenance of voter rolls

  More than 1,600 cast votes early in Dougherty County

  Dozens celebrate renovations at Albany Public Works building

  Heroes Among Us: Tori Branum