Marissa Bailey

bailey Marissa BaileyMarissa 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

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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.

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Can Taking A Pill Make You Smarter?

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports some people think they’ve found it.

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Online Shaming Websites Could Have Devastating Consequences

(CBS) — It’s called public shaming and it’s the online way to get even. Mad at someone? Now you can find an online website to complain about them. But be careful, the consequences could be […]


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Health Officials Report Shortage In FluMist

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains why the flu mist may not be available for a while.



Vomit, Dirty Diapers Among Complaints By Grossed-Out Air Travelers

What’s not being done before takeoff that could make you sick, CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.


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Patrick Kane May Not Be Totally In The Clear, Even If Charges Do Not Materialize: Experts

It’s good news, bad news, potentially, for Kane, following a published report that a New York prosecutor is likely dropping a rape case.

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Some Breast Cancer Survivors Skeptical About Revised Mammogram Guidelines

The American Cancer Society changed mammogram guidelines yesterday for the first time in 12 years.


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American Cancer Society Revises Mammogram Recommendations

For the first time in 12 years the American Cancer Society updated mammogram guidelines and the changes are a bit surprising.


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Wrigleyville Prepares For Game 3 Of NLCS

No one in Wrigleyville is thinking about Cubs’ losses in the first two games of the NLCS, as it’s all about Game 3 back at Wrigley Field.

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Cubs Down 0-2, But One Young Autograph-Seeker Is All Smiles

This Cubs-Mets series brings out the kid in all of us.

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Blackhawks Roll Out Red Carpet For Season Opener

Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith and all the guys walked the long red carpet to enter the United Center.

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Recently Approved Women’s Libido Drug Not For Everyone, Doctors Say

A little pink pill could change the sex lives of millions of women. On Tuesday, the FDA approved Flibanserin, created to help increase a woman’s libido.


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For One Chicago Business, Illinois Became Too Inhospitable

Hoist Liftruck is moving to Indiana. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains why.


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Oak Lawn Racing Pigeon Blown Off Course By Storm Nursed Back To Health By Indiana Family

(CBS) — You think a marathon sounds hard? Try a 200 mile race in a raging thunderstorm. It’s easy to understand how an Oak Lawn racing pigeon named #7 was blown off course. He was […]


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Chicago Police Expand Bike Patrols Citywide

Hundreds of fancy new bicycles equipped with sirens and lights are on the streets of Chicago today.


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How Clean Is The Water In Your Pool?

The Centers for Disease Control says reports of illnesses associated with swimming are increasing. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey has details on what to watch out for.


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Did Doggie Do? Or Did Uber Try To Pull A Fast One?

How could little Boogie cause so much trouble?


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Discount Website Offering ‘Wedding In A Box’

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports it’s a new online deal that has some local brides saying “I do.”


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Melissa Calusinski ‘Ready To Come Home,’ Father Says

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey sat down with Melissa Calusinski’s father who says today’s developments restore his faith in the justice system.


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Are Wi-Fi Signals Making You Sick?

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talks with a woman who suffers from something called electromagnetic hypersensitivity.


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Cubs Fan Describes Catching Foul Ball With One Hand And Holding Baby In Other

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey caught up with Keith Hartley himself today to get his take.



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