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

$50K grant helps repair hurricane damage at Americus theater

New program aims to make Albany children, parents healthier

  Monroe marching band members make donation to Boys & Girls Club

  New non-profit aims to tackle major issues in Albany, surrounding areas

  Albany airport set to receive $2.7 million in grant funding

Albany Commission approves Sunday alcohol referendum

  DNR game wardens train for water survival

  Coroner warns against leaving children inside hot cars

  Albany native identified in controversial Emmett Till marker photo

  Calhoun State Prison employee arrested, facing drug charges

  GA congressman: Proposed SNAP benefits rule ‘unconscionable and callous’

  Police: Argument leads to shot being fired at the Albany Towers

Cordele police: Multiple agencies help catch Walmart tire theft suspects on I-75

  Car runs into Bainbridge med spa

  ‘Hope it was worth all the quarters that you stole’: Police connect 1 suspect to 3 Valdosta restaurant burglaries

  APD: Man wanted in connection to East Residence Ave. shooting

  3 arrested after stolen Thomas Co. SUV found in Mitchell Co.

  Valdosta doctor convicted of federal health care fraud requests new trial

  Ryan Duke’s attorneys continue to request state funding in Grinstead case

  Calhoun State Prison staffer fired for having contraband

  2 cited in Cook Co. for hunting violations

  Phoebe Putney: Social media post could be putting South Georgians in danger

  Douglas Police: Woman arrested on false rape report

  Report: Robber forced victim to withdraw money from Albany ATM

  WALB’s own attends GBI Media Day

  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