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.

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.

01/17/2018

12 Displaced By Apartment Building Fire

Eight children were among them.

01/04/2018

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.

01/02/2018

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.

12/21/2017

Woman Attacked At Bucktown Convenience Store

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

12/20/2017

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.

12/14/2017

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.

12/12/2017

Purse-Snatchers Hit Northwest Side

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

12/05/2017

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.

10/26/2017

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.

10/19/2017

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.

10/18/2017

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.

09/19/2017

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.

09/01/2017

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.

08/25/2017

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.

08/09/2017

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.

08/01/2017

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.

07/28/2017

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.

07/18/2017

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