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

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

Cuthbert city attorney clarifies details about deadly police shooting

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

Report: Albany nursing home fined $186K following unreported allegations of sexual abuse

Sec. of State addresses pending budget cuts due to COVID-19

  ‘He doesn’t understand why he can’t hug me’: Albany respiratory therapist on distancing herself from her 3-year-old son

Phoebe North set to receive first COVID-19 patients Monday

How to talk to your kids about the COVID-19 pandemic

Phoebe ICUs full of COVID-19 patients; hospital transfers new, critical patients

‘I feel blessed’: COVID-19 survivor reflects on time in hospital

Phoebe begins reporting number of ‘recovered’ COVID-19 patients

Hearts pop up on Lee Co. doors to show support for health care workers

Facebook post alleges dogs were found decapitated in plastic containers in Mitchell Co.

Fmr. Dougherty Co. detention officer among 32 charged in federal drug trafficking case

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

“I thought this was it:” Fla. man says 3 armed men robbed, carjacked him in Albany

$50K grant helps repair hurricane damage at Americus theater

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

US Marshals still searching for disbarred GA attorney, accused of killing mother

Troopers: Suspect in deadly Americus hit and run could be back in U.S.

Proposed bill would clarify GA school bus passing laws

GA man arrested for plotting attack on White House

Americus Police investigating multiple shootings