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

  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.

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