Emerald Zellers joined the NewsChannel 5 team in December 2015 as an assignment editor.
Originally from Scottsdale, Arizona, Emerald moved to Los Angeles and graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in Journalism. Before moving to Nashville, she worked as assignment editors at ABC News and NFL Network in Los Angeles, where she handled coverage for high-profile stories and breaking news daily. She's been nominated for a Midsouth Emmy.
In her free time, Emerald enjoys volunteering in her community and at church, cheering on her favorite sports teams, traveling, trying new restaurants in town and spending time with friends and family.