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.
A woman was nearly killed when a deer fell from an overpass and right into her car and now she has reunited with the only man who stopped to help her.
A deer apparently fell from the sky and through the windshield of the Conner family minivan. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
Researchers at Roosevelt University spent more than a year studying marijuana arrests across the state, why and where people are arrested and how much it costs.
It’s a battle over what kind of puppy you can buy and where you can buy it.
Starting in March, a new ordinance in Chicago will only allow pet stores to sell rescue or shelter dogs.
William Noble, a sixth-grader at Lavizzo Elementary School, didn’t have to go far for a physical exam — just a few steps outside. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
A new ethical discussion comes into play in the Internet age. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
For some, as CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, the cold can be life-threatening.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talks with a south suburban man who claims a sergeant overreacted; a follow-up investigation never occurred.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains how your wardrobe may be impacting your ability to get ahead.
People use the app Vine to make six-second videos. While that may sound strange, CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports that people of a certain young age can’t get enough.
Household wipes and baby wipes sure are convenient to use, but as CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, they are a real problem for sewage systems.
You may have come across ads for sunscreen pills and wondered if they work. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey takes a closer look at some sunscreen pills and what doctors say about them.
If you feel headachey and tired or maybe you’re gaining some weight, your problem could be water…or a lack of it.
The court ruled it is ok to take a DNA mouth swab from a person simply while under arrest to see if they could be connected to unsolved crimes.
But the prime Lincoln Park real estate where the hospital once stood still sits vacant, with redevelopment plans far from complete. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
Dominic Syzmanski amazingly lost only a foot and a few toes on the other foot when he was hit by a train two months ago. Tuesday, he surprised his entire school during an afternoon assembly.
A new survey out this week found that the biggest distraction at work is noisy coworkers. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey has more on what noises people find most distracting and why noise — actually helps one local company.
Workers at a recycling plant in southwest suburban Chicago Ridge found a dead newborn boy inside a cooler on a conveyor belt early Wednesday morning.
The cooler spring so far means mosquito season has been delayed, but with the recent floods and warming temperatures, your back yard could soon be a haven for the buzzing, bloodsucking pests.
Liese Ricketts was debuting a Peruvian artwork collection in Arequipa, Peru back in March when she hailed a cab with a friend and was attacked by 4 masked men.