Audrina Bigos

audrina bigos web Audrina BigosAudrina Bigos is a general assignment reporter for CBS 2

A multi-media journalist and educator, Bigos previously worked for WCCB-TV in Charlotte, N.C. since 2011.

In addition, she has been an instructor at the Carolina School of Broadcasting since 2013.

Bigos was initially hired by WCCB-TV as a reporter and photographer and was promoted to serve as the station’s weekend 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. anchor in May 2014.

Bigos began her broadcast career as an anchor, reporter, producer and photojournalist at WUSF-TV, the PBS station in Tampa, Florida that is owned by the University of South Florida.

She graduated from USF in 2010 with a degree in telecommunications news.

While in North Carolina, Bigos launched a self-esteem project entitled – SMART Girls – which has become a permanent program at the Charlotte Boys & Girls Club.
Additionally, she has served as the vice president of broadcast for the Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Chicago Cop Up For ‘Hero Of The Year’ Award

Chicago Police Officer Jennifer Maddox runs a program at the Parkway Gardens housing complex, partly at her own expense. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.


Purse-Snatchers Hit Northwest Side

In Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood, police say two purse-snatchers have hit six times in different locations.


Neighborhood Says ‘No’ To Hate Letter Directed At Nanny

One hundred and fifty people showed up for a special kind of play date after a racist letter was left in a mailbox. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.


Community Hasn’t Forgotten Laquan McDonald: Activists, Family

CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos sat down with a Laquan McDonald family member as a demonstration marked the third anniversary of the teen’s death.


Demonstrators Blast Plan For $95M First-Responder Academy

Activists say the money going toward the West Side project would be better spent on other things, such as education. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.


No Video Exists Of Kenneka Jenkins Walking Into Freezer: Hotel

That’s because there is no surveillance video camera trained on the freezer where Jenkins, 19, was found dead earlier this month, CBS 2 has learned.


Mom Enraged: Teen’s New Phone Number Recycled From Escort

For two weeks, the calls and texts from strange men kept coming in. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.


No Charges In Vicious Beating During Energy Sales Pitch

Front-porch surveillance video taken Aug. 18 shows women with clipboards knocking on a door near 91st and Kingston.


Some Pushback Against NFL Coming From Kaepernick Supporters In Chicago

The Bureau Bar and Velvet Lounge in the South Loop won’t show NFL games until Kaepernick is signed, CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2017

Roller Derby, At 82, Ages Gracefully

After a decades-long drought, the Windy City Rollers were part of a grassroots resurgence of the sport in the early 2000s.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2017

Campaign Pushes Back At Negative Englewood Image

Community boosters are capturing images to tell the other side of Englewood’s story.


Civil Suit Filed In Rape, Strangling At Schaumburg Apartment Complex

Tiffany Thrasher’s family is speaking out and taking legal action against the apartment management and the company that employed the alleged killer.


A Warning To Lolla Fans: Beware Fake Wrist Bands

The massive concert event in Chicago is coming next weekend. So, too, are scams targeting music lovers. WBBM’s Audrina Bigos reports.


Motorist Tried To Lure Girl, 14, In Lincoln Park: Police

The man pulled up to the teen in the 1900 block of North Orchard around 4:45 p.m. Monday, asking her if she needed a ride.


Wicker Park Carjacking Caught On Camera

The incident occurred at Julian and Paulina in Wicker Park late last Friday.


Girl, 17, Shot And Killed In Unincorporated Des Plaines

Angelique Morris shot and killed Saturday in unincorporated Des Plaines, and her family was demanding to know why a suspect isn’t in custody


Illinois Lottery Doomsday Looms

If the state can’t get its budget together, lottery operators will cease selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets.


Angry Birds Swoop At People

The red-winged black birds are protecting their turf. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.


Planes Scrape Each Other On O’Hare Tarmac, No Injuries Reported

Two airliners came into contact on the ground at O’Hare International Airport Thursday evening at the gates.


Security Top Of Mind At Chicago Events This Weekend

More than 50,000 will pack Soldier Field each night this weekend to watch the band U2 perform live.



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