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.

18-Year-Old Charged In Shooting Of 2 Chicago Cops

A documented gang member was charged in connection with the shooting of two CPD officers last week in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

05/07/2017

Foster Mother Charged With Baby’s Death In NW Indiana

The foster mother of a 20-month-old girl who was found dead Thursday is facing felony charges in connection with the girl’s death.

05/07/2017

Student Fatally Struck By Hammer At Wheaton College Track Meet

A student volunteer working at a Wheaton College track and field meet was fatally injured Saturday afternoon during the hammer throw event.

04/23/2017

Get Bumped Off Delta Flight, You Might Get Up To $10,000

It comes on the heels of those disturbing videos showing a United passenger’s forced removed from a full flight at O’Hare last weekend.

04/14/2017

Purists In Mexican-American Pilsen Oppose Taco Bell

Some in the neighborhood do not welcome the fast-food giant to the area. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.

04/13/2017

Person Charged In Murder Of Cook County Judge: Chicago Police

Chicago police have charged 37-year-old Joshua Smith in connection with the murder of Judge Raymond Myles.

04/12/2017

Body Of Missing Northwestern Student Has Been Found: University

Mohammed Ramzan, 19, went into the North Shore Channel Monday during a training exercise. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.

04/10/2017

Missing: ‘Puppers,’ The Toy That Helped A Girl Through Cancer Treatments

“Puppers” was given to Madelyn Nate the day she was diagnosed with leukemia and a month before her third birthday. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.

04/05/2017

Flooding In Bucktown Is Same Old Story, Residents Say

On Thursday, parts of Bucktown were inundated. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.

03/30/2017

Boy, 14, Shot And Killed On Chicago’s West Side

Chicago Police said someone inside a car shot Laquan Allen, 14, around 3 p.m. on a sidewalk in the Austin neighborhood.

03/26/2017

VIDEO: Suspects Wanted In Hinsdale Jewelry Store Robbery

Hinsdale police released this video following a robbery at Razny Jewelers on Friday.

03/17/2017

Parents Reeling After School Custodian Is Accused Of Videotaping Girls In Locker Room

A janitor allegedly made the video at Chaney Monge School in Crest Hill.

03/15/2017

From Chicago’s Mean Streets To West Point: One Student’s Journey

Zorian Flowers has dealt with loss — his own brother killed at 27. But his eyes stayed on the prize. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.

03/09/2017

Elevator Problems Make Wheelchair-Using Tenant A Prisoner In His Own Building

“The elevators are my only option and way out of this building,” says Xavier Gaston, who lives on the fourth floor. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.

03/03/2017

Community Helps LaSalle County Family After Tornado Destroys Home

A community in Naplate, Illinois came together to support the Dutton family after a tornado destroyed their home.

03/02/2017

5 Vehicles Stolen From South Surburban Tinley Park Car Dealership

Five vehicles were stolen Friday night from a south suburban Tinley Park car dealership, according to police.

02/25/2017

North Side Restaurant Fire Leaves Dozens Out Of Work

More than 30 employees no longer jobs, but efforts are underway to help them. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.

02/23/2017

VIDEO: Man Blamed In 11-Year-Old Girl’s Shooting Death Attacked In Jail

Prosecutors say Antwan Jones was shooting at rival gang members Saturday when he fatally wounded Takiya Holmes, who had been sitting in a van.

02/16/2017

Victims On Facebook Live For The Latest Chicago Shooting To Kill A Child

Fatally injured was 2-year-old Lavontay White, who was hit in the head. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.

02/14/2017

Toddler Among Two Killed In West Side Shooting

Two people were killed, including a toddler, and one more was wounded, in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in North Lawndale.

02/14/2017

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