Megan Mawicke

mawicke Megan MawickeMegan Mawicke, a Chicago area native, serves as weekend sports anchor for CBS 2 Chicago. She is a sports reporter for the station during the week.

Mawicke joined CBS 2 Chicago in 2004 from WMAQ-TV where she had served as a freelance sports anchor and reporter since 2002. Before that Mawicke worked at Fox Sports Net (2000-2002), serving three regions: Chicago, Bay Area and Ohio. In that position she anchored several 30-minute shows per day. Mawicke also hosted the pre and post game shows for the Cubs, White Sox, Bulls and Blackhawks and served as a correspondent for the Bears.

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Previously, Mawicke worked as a sports anchor and reporter at WBAY-TV in Green Bay, Wisc. (1998-2000). She also served as co-host for a one-hour live Green Bay Packer Monday Night kick-off show. Before that she served as a production assistant at WMAQ-TV (1998).

Mawicke began her television career with ABC News as a freelance producer during the Democratic National Convention and Presidential Inauguration (1996-1997). She later worked for Medill News Service in Washington, D.C., as a reporter for WKYT-TV in Lexington, Ky., WIFR-TV in Rockford, Ill., and WHO-AM in Des Moines, Iowa.

Mawicke is a four-time Big Ten Women’s Tennis Team champion and a two-time Illinois State Tennis champion. She competed on the WTA professional tour and in four NCAA tournaments. She received her B.A. in Journalism from Indiana University in 1995 and her M.S. in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University in 1997.

In 2007 Mawicke won a Peter Lisagor Award for her story on the Bear’s long snapper. She has won three local Emmy Awards for her work on CBS 2 Chicago′s broadcasts of the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon (2004, 2005, 2006).

Mawicke is a marathon runner and is involved with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt wears her custom shoes on March 2, 2013 during a game of the Loyola men's basketball team for which she serves as the chaplain. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images)

Loyola’s Biggest Superstar: Sister Jean

A secret weapon with a soft touch, the 97-year-old not only prays with the team but also sends scouting reports.

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Hall of Fame football coach Marv Levy wrote "Go Cubs Go," a children's book about the Cubs ending their 108-year World Series drought. (Credit: CBS)

Marv Levy Pens Children’s Book About Cubs’ World Series Win

“I don’t have any words too big for even me to understand,” he joked about his latest book, “Go Cubs Go.”

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Indians’ Jason Kipnis Defends His Former Neighbor, Steve Bartman

Kipnis grew up on the same Northbrook street as the much-maligned Cubs fan, CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports.

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Javier Baez celebrates in the clubhouse after the Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-0, in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series to advance to the World Series against the Cleveland Indians. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Players React To NL Championship Win

Cubs players said they won the National League pennant for the fans.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2016

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Imani Boyette, Chicago Sky Center, Works Around Her Personal Demons

Boyette was sexually abused as a child and lived in the shadow of her athlete mother. CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports the story.

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Chicago Mission Program A Girl’s Hockey Powerhouse

Mission Hockey has become one of nation’s premier girls’ hockey programs.

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No Excuses From Bulls Video Coordinator

Fred Hoiberg has become the new face of the Bulls after taking over the head coaching reigns from Tom Thibodeau, but as CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke explains, someone else on Hoiberg’s staff — who you’ve probably never seen — is having quite the impact on the players.

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Wendell Phillips Academy Football Team Once Again Making History

A year ago, we were captivated by the incredible comeback story of Phillips Academy, both on the football field and in the classroom. The Wildcats are back at it now.

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At Risk Kids Get Academic, Life Lessons At NU Football Camp

One hundred at-risk middle school boys from the North Lawndale and Evanston areas are tackling Northwestern for a two-week camp, reports CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke. Football is the hook, but the primary goal is academics and teaching life skills.

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Undefeated Lewis University Women’s BBall Team Tearing Up Division II

The Lewis University women’s basketball team is in the midst of a history-making season.

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Phillips Academy Players Poised For Greatness

The Wildcats have a chance to get downstate and make Chicago Public League football history. As CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports, these young men are already winning in the game of life.


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Northwestern Reserve Hoping To Join Secret Service After Football

One Wildcat reserve pulled double-duty this past summer.


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NU Football Player’s Summer Internship No Secret

One Northwestern Wildcat reserve pulled double duty this summer. CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke has more on his special mission.


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DePaul Guard Madeline Crowell Balances Basketball, Classes And ROTC

Madeline Crowell is not your typical college freshman. Around classes, she’s working double duty as a guard on the DePaul Blue Demons basketball team as well as serving in the U.S. Army.


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She Might Be Tiny, But Leo H.S. Boxing Coach Packs A Mean Punch

When Kim Hickey walked into Leo High School on the South Side and applied for a job as a math teacher and boxing coach, the principal said to the petite blonde woman, “You’re kidding!”


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Missing Hand Not A Disability To Marian Catholic Athlete

Since John Oliver was three years old, his family got him involved in basketball and baseball. They never treated him like he had a disability — a big reason why he doesn’t think that way. CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports.


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Marian Catholic’s Tyler Ulis Is Proof That Size Doesn’t Matter

He may not get as many headlines as a few other “big” high school basketball stars, but Marian Catholic’s Tyler Ulis stands just as tall as a McDonald’s All-American.


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Loyola Men’s Volleyball Team Ranked No. 1

CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke has more on the big hitters in Rogers Park.


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Colter On College Athletes: ‘We Don’t Have A Voice. It’s A Dictatorship’

Recent graduate and former quarterback Kain Colter was once the face of Northwestern football, now he’s the face of a first-of-its-kind labor union, hoping to protect the future of all college athletes.


Jason Brown performs during the Smucker's Skating Spectacular following the Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Highland Park Skater A Surprise Addition To U.S. Olympic Team

Marla and Steve Brown are still shocked their 19-year-old son Jason is an Olympian. Many thought the Highland Park native would charm the audience at Nationals, but no one expected him to earn one of only two spots to Sochi.



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