Carleigh Griffeth is a journalist with the ABC 13 Night and Weekend Team in the Lynchburg newsroom.
Carleigh joined ABC-13 in February 2012. As a journalism student at the University of Kentucky, Carleigh was a reporter, photographer, anchor and producer for the university's news program, UK Student News Network. The televised newscast aired daily in the city of Lexington, Kentucky and its surrounding areas.
She got her first newsroom experience at an internship during her junior year of college with the CBS-affiliate, WKYT-TV, in Lexington. Carleigh is very passionate about journalism and thinks it is crucial to the proper function of our democracy.
Carleigh graduated summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor of arts in broadcast journalism and a minor in theatre. She spent the summer of 2009 in New York City taking acting classes at New York University. She likes theatre and music and loves to sing.
Carleigh also enjoys learning new things, cooking and being outdoors. If you see her around town, don't hesitate to say hi or share a story idea!