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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.

Mark Szott (Credit: CBS)

Northwestern Reserve Hoping To Join Secret Service After Football

One Wildcat reserve pulled double-duty this past summer.

09/10/2014

Mark Czott. (Credit: CBS)

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.

09/09/2014

DePaul guard Madeline Crowell. (Credit: CBS)

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.

03/05/2014

Leo High School boxing coach Kim Hickey. (Credit: CBS)

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!”

02/12/2014

John Oliver (CBS)

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.

02/10/2014

Tyler Ulis. (Credit: CBS)

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.

02/04/2014

The Loyola men's volleyball team at practice. (CBS)

Loyola Men’s Volleyball Team Ranked No. 1

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

01/30/2014

Kain Colter. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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.

01/29/2014

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.

01/22/2014

Duncan Keith

Duncan Keith Expected To Be Ready For Game 4 Despite Birth Of First Son

Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith was back in Chicago Tuesday for the birth of his first son, but is expected to make it back to Minnesota in time for tonight’s Game 4 against the Wild.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2013

Roosevelt University’s Mike Cassidy is a full service athletic director. He came on board in 2009 with the challenge of building an entire athletic department from scratch by himself. (Credit: CBS)

Meet The Man Behind Roosevelt’s Athletics Program

While many colleges are cutting back on sports, tiny Roosevelt University in the Loop is building an athletic program from the ground up in a big way.

02/09/2013

In this handout image provided by the NFL, Chilo Rachal of the San Francisco 49ers poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

New Bears Guard Chilo Rachal Not Easily Rattled

After starting for the San Francisco 49ers for three years, offensive lineman Chilo Rachal was benched last season, but not much rattles this new Bear.

CBS 2–08/29/2012

Jake Chelios

Chelios’ Son Hits Blackhawks Prospect Camp

There are some interesting family ties at the Blackhawks prospect camp going on this week. The name Chris Calnan might not right a bell, but the Hawks’ third round draft pick is former Hawks’ star Jeremy Roenick’s nephew. And Jake Chelios’ familiar last name makes his bloodlines undeniable.

CBS 2–07/11/2012

Michael Reinsdorf (CBS)

Bulls’ Michael Reinsdorf: A Chip Off The Old Block

Michael Reinsdorf knows he got the job because of his last name, but a year and a half later after becoming the Bulls President and Chief Operator Officer, he is set on making a name for himself.

05/03/2012

Anthony Davis. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Kentucky’s Anthony Davis A Success Story For Small Chicago School

Chicago’s Anthony Davis is a freshman phenom at Kentucky. He’ll be on college basketball’s biggest stage at this weekend’s Final Four, and it’s an incredible story for a South Side kid who was unknown from an unheard of school before an unbelievable growth spurt.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

J.P. D'Amico, an Oak Park native and junior at Marquette University, suffers from Tourette's Syndrome, but his tics have diminished in the 14 months since he took up boxing. (Credit: CBS)

Oak Park Native Fighting Tourette’s Through Boxing

To some, boxing is a brutal sport. To pugilistic purists, it’s the “sweet science.” For one local aspiring fighter, the ring offers a refuge from a devastating disorder that he deals with on a daily basis.

CBS 2–03/07/2012

Doug Klein, Ida Crown Academy wrestling coach. (CBS)

Ida Crown Academy Keeps Religious Ideals Intact While Winning Regional Wrestling Title

Against all odds, The Ida Crown wrestling team persevered. They beat out some top flight teams to become the first Jewish high school wrestling team to win a regional championship in the state of Illinois.

02/13/2012

Isaac Denson (left) and Wahid Rashad (right), who are both homeless, are running in the 2011 Chicago Marathon. (Credit: CBS)

Homeless Runners To Compete In Chicago Marathon

On Sunday, 45,000 runners will pound the pavement in the Chicago Marathon. Crossing the finish line after 26.2 grueling miles will a be life changing moment, but even more so for two men who hope it’s the start of a successful run towards turning their lives around.

CBS 2–10/04/2011

Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in Lemont, Illinois.  (Photo by Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images)

BMW Championship Could Be Making Last Stop At Cog Hill

For the first time, five-time champ Tiger Woods won’t be in the field of the BMW Championship. And, as CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports, that isn’t good news for a tournament that might be making its final appearance at Cog Hill.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2011

The New York Fire Department's "Rescue 4," the lone "rescue" rig that remained operational during and after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, visited Northwestern University's Evanston campus on Sept. 6, 2011, and will be at Northwestern's home opener on Sept. 10, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

FDNY’s ‘Rescue 4′ Visits Northwestern Campus

While most of the Northwestern Wildcats weren’t even teenagers when the 9/11 terrorist attacks happened, they got a true object history lesson on Tuesday at practice.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011

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