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.

Things That Turn Green On St. Patrick’s Day

It’s green food, green parades, green fountains and famous sites around the world that take on a greenish glow.


Deadly Bridge Collapse In Florida

Crews used listening devices, fiber optics and search dogs to locate victims.


Snow Shoveling

Shoveling-Related Death Reported In DuPage County

The incident underscores the potential dangers of digging out of the snow, physicians tell CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos.


Newly Arrived Baby Shares Same Birthday With Mom, Grandmother

It’s a birthday trifecta! CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos explains.


Feds Grab ‘Dreamer’ At Traffic Court, Jail Him For 3 Days

A DACA recipient whom ICE agents arrested and sent to a Wisconsin detention facility was released on Thursday, with no explanation. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.


How Parents Can Decode Their Kids’ Texts

Decoding your child’s text messages can be a tough task — especially when their secret language keeps changing.


A Year Later, No Leads In Naperville Murder

A $50,000 reward is on the table, but there is still  no suspect.


Store Owner Fatally Shot

The 46-year-old owner of a currency exchange was shot and killed during an attempted robbery Wednesday on Chicago’s Northwest Side.


Canada Goose Targets Counterfeiters

Canada Goose, the upscale winter coat company, is attempting to crack down on counterfeiters that are copying their brand.


More Protests Over Englewood School Plan

Chicago Public Schools proposes building a new, $85 million high school in Englewood to replace four others it would close.


12 Displaced By Apartment Building Fire

Eight children were among them.


How To Tell If You Really Need A New iPhone Battery

Even if your battery is fully charged, the capacity is what you should pay attention to.


People Actually Waited In Line To Pay Property Taxes Early

Tens of thousands of people lined up to pay their taxes Thursday just days before Christmas, before the Republican tax bill goes into effect. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos explains.


Woman Attacked At Bucktown Convenience Store

A surveillance camera inside the convenience story at Milwaukee and Concord caught the encounter Tuesday morning.


Young ‘Star Wars’ Fan A Force To Be Reckoned With

Annie Rose Goldman is helping to make sure there is gender equality in toys, including the latest “Star Wars” items. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.


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.



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