Emily Featherston

Investigative Producer
Emily Featherston

Emily joined the InvestigateTV team as an investigative producer in 2021. Before that, Emily was an investigative reporter and multimedia journalist at WECT News in Wilmington, North Carolina, where she focused on local government, election administration, healthcare and business stories. She came to television from the print world, having worked as an award-winning community journalist in Birmingham, Alabama. Emily is a graduate of Samford University with both a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a Master of Business Administration.

  • Samford University - BA in Journalism & MBA in Management
  • Affiliations
  • Society of Professional Journalists; Investigative Reporters & Editors
  • Awards
  • 2017 Alabama Press Association Freedom of Information Award
  • 2017 Alabama Press Association Best Local News Coverage, 1st Place
  • 2017 Alabama Press Association Best Education Coverage, 1st Place
  • 2018 Alabama Press Association Online Breaking News Coverage, 1st Place
  • 2020 SPJ Green Eyeshade Award for Politics Reporting, 2nd Place
  • 2020 RTDNAC Consumer/Economic Coverage, 1st Place