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.
Jake Beckley of Row4aCure is raising money for Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
A house was destroyed Friday night after a massive fire started in north suburban Long Grove.
This is one of over 50 races that the organization holds across the country.
Lifestyle Specialist Maisha Wynn, of Live to Wynn shares simple changes you can make to keep your kids healthy.
The Volition America Race and 5K took off at Grant Park early Sunday morning.
CBS2’s Marissa Bailey talked with Lifestyle Expert Josh McBride, who will get you up-to-date with the latest school technology products.
It’s known as one of the largest and longest-running festivals in the Midwest, focused on African art and culture.
CBS2’s Marissa Bailey talks to University of Illinois at Chicago’s Dr. Jessica Shepherd, who shares some back-to-school health and vaccination information.
September 1st marks the one year anniversary of Fox Lake Police Office Joe Gliniewicz death.
Pam Hamil of Simon Premium Outlets tells us all about this year’s back-to-school fashion.
Five men were arrested Friday night in Peru, Ind. for possession of marijuana. Three of the men are also facing a charge for possession of a handgun without a license.
Residents in Bucktown and Wicker Park are on alert after a man reportedly tried to grab a toddler near a neighborhood park.
A man was shot to death Tuesday night in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Two counties in the Miami area, health officials say, are the most dangerous in terms of exposure to the Zika virus.
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.