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Marissa Bailey

bailey Marissa BaileyMarissa 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


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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.

Photo Of Microscope And Test Tube (Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

Court Ruling On DNA Swabs Worries Local Privacy Advocates

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.

06/03/2013

The former Children's Memorial Hospital site. (CBS)

One Year Later, Little Movement To Redevelop Old Children’s Hospital Site

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.

05/16/2013

Dominic Szymanski (District 220)

11-Year-Old Struck By Train Returns To School

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.

05/14/2013

Should the Internet make the B&B Hall Of Fame? (WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Finds Noisy Co-Workers To Be Biggest Workplace Distraction

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.

05/13/2013

A newborn baby boy's body was found in this soft-shell cooler on a conveyor belt at a Chicago Ridge recycling plant on May 1, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Ridge Police)

Dead Newborn Found Inside Cooler At Recycling Plant

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.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2013

A floodwater mosquito (Credit: CBS)

Flood Waters, Warmer Temps Could Bring More Mosquitoes

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.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2013

Liese Ricketts. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Area Woman Robbed In Peru And Lives To Tell Her Story

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.

04/10/2013

Burr Elementary. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Off To Cold Start To Spring

If you walked outside, you wouldn’t believe today is the first day of spring. But there it is, right on the calendar, March 20. Spring has sprung.

03/20/2013

Amanda Bach, 19, went missing on Sept. 15, 2011. (Credit: Porter County Sheriff's Department)

Dustin McCowan Convicted Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend Amanda Bach

19-year-old Amanda Bach was shot and killed two years ago. Now a jury convicted her ex-boyfriend Dustin McCowan of murder.

02/27/2013

Some parents, different size; examples of genetically enhanced salmon versus regular. (CBS)

Genetically Modified Salmon May Surface Soon In The Marketplace

Do consumers have the right to know whether the salmon they’re buying at the supermarket has been genetically engineered? CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

02/11/2013

Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller of Dixon, Illinois, arrives at the federal courthouse in Rockford for her arraignment on charges she embezzled $53 million from the town since 1990. (Credit: CBS)

Feds: Former Dixon Comptroller Should Get Maximum 20-Year Sentence

During the course of questioning, Rita Crundwell told investigators she took $10 million, a court filing says. But in her plea deal she admitted to stealing more than $53 million over a 22-year period.

02/11/2013

Jennifer Bishop (courtesy Bishop family)

Lane Bryant Victims Remembered Five Years Later

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talks with the husband and sister of Jennifer Bishop, one of five women fatally shot at a clothing store in Tinley Park on Feb. 2, 2008.

02/01/2013

An armed robber strikes a Skokie beauty salon. (Niles Police)

Hair Salons On Notice After String Of Armed Robberies

The brazen robber has struck 11 in exactly one month, getting a few hundred dollars each time. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

01/28/2013

Adam Landerman (clockwise from top left), Alisa Massaro, Joshua Miner, and Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

New Details Revealed About Joliet Double Murder Suspects

The suspects and victims appear to be friends, and hung out frequently.

CBS 2–01/15/2013

The Munster Police Department's crime -fighting robot. (Credit: CBS)

Munster Police Use Robot To Investigate Deadly Domestic Dispute

Police in Northwest Indiana are questioning a man suspected of beating his estranged wife to death, then holding police at bay outside the home.

01/02/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. (CBS)

Chicagoan Is Participating In “#26Acts” Movement To Honor Sandy Hook Victims

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains how some area residents are observing a new movement to “pay it forward” following the Newtown, Conn. shooting.

12/24/2012

Rony Monzon, a freshman at Phoenix Military Academy, saved a friend's life in July 2012 when a gunman shot at them as they sat on a porch in Brighton Park, and he jumped in front of the bullets. Rony has been named a "Chicagoan of the Year" by Chicago Magazine for his heroics. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Named A ‘Chicagoan Of The Year’ After Saving Friend From Gunfire

A teenager who was shot three times saving his friend’s life has been named one of the city’s “Chicagoans of the Year” by Chicago magazine.

CBS 2–12/05/2012

A ranch owned by former Dixon city comptroller Rita Crundwell was seized by federal authorities after she was charged with embezzling more than $53 million from the town. The ranch is now up for sale to help reimburse the city. (Credit: U.S. Marshals Service)

Three Of Ex-Dixon Comptroller’s Properties Go Up For Sale

Three pieces of property owned by former Dixon city comptroller Rita Crundwell have gone up for sale, as federal authorities continue auctioning off her possessions to pay back some of the $53 million she embezzled from the town.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2012

Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller for the western Illinois town of Dixon, is accused of embezzling $53 million from the town. (Credit: CBS)

Crundwell Admits Embezzling $53M From Dixon Since 1990

Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $53 million from the city since 1990, and using the money to fund a lavish lifestyle, including a world champion horse breeding business.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2012

Damita Nicholson was killed by a drunken driver, police say. (Courtesy: Rose Nicholson)

Police: Drunken Driver Kills Mother Of 3

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talked with Damita Nicholson’s family. They’re grieving for a young mom taken too soon, CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

11/12/2012

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