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.
The south bank section from Clark to State is now officially open, but what exactly does “open” mean? CBS’s Marissa Bailey reports.
Chicago is a commuter city–with drivers spending hours on the road each and every week—and now the largest recall in U.S. history will be forcing many of them back to their dealers for repairs.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey takes a closer look at the discovery in this Original Report.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports those suburbs decided they’re stronger together than separate.
A startling new report shows it’s safer to have a baby in dozens of other countries, including places not necessarily known for cutting edge medicine, like Slovenia, Belarus, and Estonia.
Thousands with special needs worked for months to get ready for the big event this week.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports one driver was so desperate, and seemingly scared, he drove right off the back of a tow truck, and it was all caught on camera.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan brought together college administrators, law enforcement and victim’s advocates Monday to discuss sex assaults on college campuses.
A major cab Chicago cab company filed for bankruptcy overnight, and it all has to do with a recent court case.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains what one doctor calls “text neck.”
Almost every state in the country reports high flu numbers. So far, influenza’s killed 21 children this season alone.
All across the country, police officers have found themselves under attack. One Chicago woman is taking it upon herself to stop the hate.
The stock market delivered an early Christmas present, closing above the 18,000 mark for the first time.
The head of Chicago’s police union has warned members about copycat attacks on officers in the wake of an ambush on two New York cops. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey has more on how the trend is working well for some local people and how it’s easier than just asking outright for a handout.
It is a case of a mother’s wishes for her very ill son and a doctor’s concern and fear. On Monday, a judge intervened on the heartbreaking story that stretches from Kansas City to Chicago.
Books, computers, and even apps can help your children learn to read, but at 13 Chicago Public Schools, young students are becoming better readers thanks to dogs.
A new FAA report out today details changes needed to update dated FAA technology and procedures.
Burglars have targeted a small area in a DuPage County town and police are asking for the public’s help to track them down.
As CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains, a new cutting-edge procedure could eliminate the need for reading glasses altogether and it could be available soon.