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 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.
How could little Boogie cause so much trouble?
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports it’s a new online deal that has some local brides saying “I do.”
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey sat down with Melissa Calusinski’s father who says today’s developments restore his faith in the justice system.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talks with a woman who suffers from something called electromagnetic hypersensitivity.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey caught up with Keith Hartley himself today to get his take.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports it is not height and width that is the problem: it’s depth. She talked to some travelers who are not happy about the push.
The 4-year-old South Side girl shot in the head Memorial Day weekend in West Englewood will be discharged from the University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital this morning.
Wednesday’s game against the Ducks could be the last one of the season, but fans CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talked to were hearing nothing of it.
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.