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.
On April 30, 1999, a natural gas explosion happened in the same row of houses, from the same natural gas line.
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.
You like to cook, but hate the meal planning and shopping. Meal prep kits offer recipes and ingredients delivered right to your door.
Thanks to an increase in pesticides and habitat loss, the bee population has decreased over the years.
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.
Some people will be multi-tasking, with televisions, computers and smart phones as they interact with others. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
Garfield Park Farmers Market Manager Angela Taylor manages those markets, and says they could be an even more plentiful resource to the community.
Here in Chicago, many gathered at the DuSable Museum of African American History to watch the reveal, an emotional, yet powerful moment.
The American Diabetes Association will have a Diabetes walk on Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. at Montrose Harbor, 601 W. Montrose Ave.
It’s real-time undercover video of an American soldier plotting to commit a terrorist attack on American soil.
The cousins from Aurora head to federal prison for plotting to shoot up American soldiers on American soil.
The event will raise money through pledges to take care of dogs until they find a forever home, Mossberger says.
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.