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.
What’s not being done before takeoff that could make you sick, CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
It’s good news, bad news, potentially, for Kane, following a published report that a New York prosecutor is likely dropping a rape case.
The American Cancer Society changed mammogram guidelines yesterday for the first time in 12 years.
For the first time in 12 years the American Cancer Society updated mammogram guidelines and the changes are a bit surprising.
No one in Wrigleyville is thinking about Cubs’ losses in the first two games of the NLCS, as it’s all about Game 3 back at Wrigley Field.
This Cubs-Mets series brings out the kid in all of us.
Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith and all the guys walked the long red carpet to enter the United Center.
A little pink pill could change the sex lives of millions of women. On Tuesday, the FDA approved Flibanserin, created to help increase a woman’s libido.
Hoist Liftruck is moving to Indiana. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains why.
(CBS) — You think a marathon sounds hard? Try a 200 mile race in a raging thunderstorm. It’s easy to understand how an Oak Lawn racing pigeon named #7 was blown off course. He was […]
Hundreds of fancy new bicycles equipped with sirens and lights are on the streets of Chicago today.
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.