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.
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.
A far north suburban community was in shock Wednesday morning, after fire destroyed their place of worship.
Chicago police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy in the Archer Heights neighborhood Monday night, after he allegedly ignored orders to drop a knife.
Ebola is front of mind for just about everyone, but especially for a local company. Medline based in Mundelein is seeing an uptick in calls from hospitals looking for protective Ebola gear.
A Chicago neurosurgeon says there are some warning signs to keep in mind, when trying to differentiate between a run-of-the-mill headache and something worse. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
With Baby Boomers retiring at a faster pace, the Social Security system is rapidly changing. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
Prices going up this fall on items people buy every day from beef to chocolate. CBS 2’S Marissa Bailey has a fall price forecast.
Thieves made off with more than two dozen iPads after using a small sledhammer to bust off the locks at a North Lawndale school.
As CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, there is a surprising science behind the design of menus.
We all worry about keeping our credit cards safe, but we should be just as concerned about protecting our medical insurance information.
The attack occurred shortly before 9 a.m. last Wednesday at a parking lot that sits right next to the CTA bus and el stop at 35th and Archer in McKinley Park.