Marissa Bailey

bailey 2016 Marissa BaileyMarissa Bailey is the co-anchor of the CBS 2 Chicago weekday morning and midday newscasts.

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. She was named weekday co-anchor, with Erin Kennedy, in June, 2017.

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


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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.

4 Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer

Dr. Laura Farrington talks with CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey about risks and gives us four things women need to know about breast cancer.

10/16/2016

Sleep Paralysis: ‘A Really Scary Experience’

What makes it even worse is horrifying hallucinations.

10/12/2016

Romeoville Natural Gas Explosion Happened To Same Homes 17 Years Ago

On April 30, 1999, a natural gas explosion happened in the same row of houses, from the same natural gas line.

10/12/2016

With Clock Ticking, Chicago Parents Brace For Another Teachers Strike

Parents within the Chicago Public Schools system waited to see if there is a repeat Tuesday of the 2012 strike. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

10/10/2016

Do Meal Prep Kits Save You Money?

You like to cook, but hate the meal planning and shopping. Meal prep kits offer recipes and ingredients delivered right to your door.

09/28/2016

Rusty Patched Bumblebee, Found In Illinois, May Become Endangered Species

Thanks to an increase in pesticides and habitat loss, the bee population has decreased over the years.

09/28/2016

Should You Wait To Get The Flu Shot? The CDC Says No

Some say seniors should wait to get a flu shot, until it is farther into the season. The CDC recommends people get one as soon as possible.

09/27/2016

In Social Media Era, Debate Watchers Will Have Multiple Screens Going

Some people will be multi-tasking, with televisions, computers and smart phones as they interact with others. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

09/26/2016

Garfield Park Farmers Market Open Through October

Garfield Park Farmers Market Manager Angela Taylor manages those markets, and says they could be an even more plentiful resource to the community.

09/25/2016

DuSable Museum Watches Opening Of Smithsonian National Museum Of African American History & Culture

Here in Chicago, many gathered at the DuSable Museum of African American History to watch the reveal, an emotional, yet powerful moment.

09/25/2016

ADA Annual Walk Participants Hope To Help Stop Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association will have a Diabetes walk on Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. at Montrose Harbor, 601 W. Montrose Ave.

09/25/2016

Edmonds Describes Plan To Attack Joliet Armory In FBI Undercover Video

It’s real-time undercover video of an American soldier plotting to commit a terrorist attack on American soil.

09/21/2016

Aurora Cousins Sentenced For Terror Plot On Joliet National Guard Base

The cousins from Aurora head to federal prison for plotting to shoot up American soldiers on American soil.

09/20/2016

Barkapalooza Benefiting West Suburban Humane Society Planned For Sept. 25

The event will raise money through pledges to take care of dogs until they find a forever home, Mossberger says.

09/18/2016

Local Man To Row Across Lake Michigan For Childhood Cancer Research

Jake Beckley of Row4aCure is raising money for Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

09/18/2016

Massive House Fire In Long Grove

A house was destroyed Friday night after a massive fire started in north suburban Long Grove.

09/17/2016

9/11 Heroes Run Raced Along Chicago’s Lakefront Sunday

This is one of over 50 races that the organization holds across the country.

09/11/2016

How To Combat Childhood Obesity

Lifestyle Specialist Maisha Wynn, of Live to Wynn shares simple changes you can make to keep your kids healthy.

09/11/2016

Volition America Race Held In Honor Of 9/11, Military Members

The Volition America Race and 5K took off at Grant Park early Sunday morning.

09/11/2016

Catch Up With The Latest Back-To-School Tech Gadgets

CBS2’s Marissa Bailey talked with Lifestyle Expert Josh McBride, who will get you up-to-date with the latest school technology products.

09/04/2016

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