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

  Ga. Supreme Court hears arguments in Ryan Duke case — again

  Albany health care group prepares to give COVID-19 vaccines

  Heroes Among Us: American Legion Post 558

State documents show prior domestic violence accusations involving Turner Co. triple murder suspect

  Americus American Legion donates Christmas toys to families in need

  Heroes Among Us: Shannon Chihuahua

  Vanished: Missing boy’s sixth birthday passes with no answers in his disappearance

Vanished: GBI renews call for answers in disappearance of Ga. toddler

  Heroes Among Us: Jimmy L. Gardner

The Detrez Green Case: A timeline, full breakdown of events in the case

  Suspects still awaiting trial in Tara Grinstead case 15 years after her disappearance

  15 years later: Friends recall disappearance of Tara Grinstead

  Heroes Among Us: Rance Pettibone, Sr.

  Heroes Among Us: Thomasville Navy veteran lives with service-related ALS

  IRS: 13.9 million taxpayers will get tax refund interest payments averaging $18

  Ben Hill Co. teachers, students test positive for COVID-19

  Cuthbert man’s mom waits for answers after his death in ‘exchange of gunfire’ with police

  WALB Investigates: Child abuse, neglect reports declined during COVID-19 pandemic, Ga. DFCS says

  WALB Investigates: Could a change in Georgia’s home study law protect more children?

  WALB Investigates: Albany woman charged in grandson’s 2014 death still awaiting trial

  Phoebe health system expected to get more temporary staff members for COVID-19 response

  Cuthbert city attorney clarifies details about deadly police shooting

  Phoebe CEO responds to mask debate, citing recent CDC research

  Cuthbert police chief still on administrative leave after March officer-involved shooting

  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.