Marissa Bailey is the weekend anchor of the CBS 2 Chicago morning newscasts and a general assignment reporter for the station.
Marissa joined the station in March 2012 as a reporter and was promoted to anchor the station’s Saturday and Sunday morning newscasts which began in September 2012.
Marissa comes to CBS 2 Chicago from WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, N.Y., where she had been the solo anchor for the 10 p.m. myTV network broadcasts and a general assignment reporter for the 11 p.m. newscasts since 2006.
Marissa, who was nominated for a New York State Regional Emmy in 2011, is also credited with launching the station’s first Sunday newscast – Daybreak Sunday – in January 2008 where she was the single anchor of a 6:30 a.m.-8 a.m. weekend broadcast which featured hard news, live interviews and extended special coverage of weekend news
Marissa earned a MS in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University in 2006 and a BA in Communications from Niagara University in 2003. She earned her first on-air job while in graduate school when she served as the Washington D.C. correspondent for KOLR 10 News based in Springfield, Mo., in 2006.
Marissa lives in downtown Chicago.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey caught up with two family members of Chicago area police officers to talk about what they were feeling Friday.
Kids playing baseball on a sunny afternoon isn’t news, but what’s happening in Englewood this summer certainly is.
The idea is to give officers skills that may head off the use of force. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
Kids are now clamoring to get their hands on their very own absent-minding fish, like the one in the hit movie “Finding Dory.”
Want to buy some property, start a family? Have they got the community for you. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports on the billboard marketing push.
A swarm of bees stopped people in their tracks in the Loop on Monday, and today those bees have a new home.
A bill set to be in front of a state committee Thursday could increase your electricity bill.
And pretty much everyone. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey introduces us to Jerry Pollard of Northbrook.
Jeffery Komada, a veteran staff member at Taft High School, was helping a stranded family on the Tri-State Tollway when he was killed over the weekend.
Former Governor Pat Quinn launched an anti-violence program years ago with taxpayer dollars. Now an audit finds there’s questions about millions of state tax dollars.
A one-year-old girl shot in the neck by a stray bullet is back home recovering from her injuries.
A bacterial infection called Elizabethkingia has already claimed 18 lives in Wisconsin. Now the first case confirmed here in Illinois has taken another life, reports CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey.
The president of Hoist Liftruck says he would have saved tens of millions if he had done it years ago. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
3D printers are becoming more common, but, as CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey found out, some experts worry we don’t know enough about them yet and fear they could put our health at risk.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains what went into resurrecting this memorial and why so many more people will now see it.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey introduces us to the woman using clothes and confidence to inspire teen girls.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey spoke with one organization that says we have a long way to go.
It won’t be easy, but CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey looks at ways that might work.
Ever hear of Velcorin? CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talked with investigators about the break-ins and what business owners and neighbors need to know.