Roseanne Tellez is the co-anchor of CBS 2 Chicago′s midday News at 11:00 AM. Tellez, who joined CBS 2 Chicago in 2004, has been a fixture on morning news in Illinois since the mid-90s.
She also serves as a general assignment reporter for the afternoon newscasts at 5 PM and 6 PM.
She joined the station after 14 years at WGN-TV (1990-2004), the last nine of which she served as news anchor. Previously, Tellez worked at WTLV-TV in Jacksonville, Fla. (1988-90) as a general assignment reporter. Prior to that, she served as an anchor and a general assignment reporter at KQTV in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Tellez won an Emmy Award while at WGN for her contributions to a half-hour special called “Hero Street,” a program that featured one street in Silvas, Illinois that lost five boys in World War II.
Tellez is originally from the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. She dedicates much of her personal time to supporting the fight against muscular dystrophy, a cause very close to her heart. She hosted the local Muscular Dystrophy Association’s telethons in 2002 and 2003, as well as fundraisers in 2005 and 2006.
She participated in the planning of the Randy Salerno Celebrity Golf Outing in memory of her co-anchor and longtime friend. The event benefited Randy’s alma maters, Crystal Lake South High School and Illinois State University.
Tellez earned her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California. She lives in Chicago with her three children.
Dogs living in cages are used for medical research including here in Chicago. One breed is used more than any other, but as Roseanne Tellez reports, one group is working to give these animals a new life after the lab.
Here’s a riddle: You win a million dollars in the lottery and can barely afford to buy a compact car. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez found out how.
The salt comes by barge down the Calumet River. This year, the O’Brien Locks that open to Lake Calumet are closed for repairs from now until mid-December and then again from mid-January until March. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports tow trucks were hauling cars once again at Rendered Towing in Bridgeport on Monday.
Victims say the worst part is this: It’s perfectly legal. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Was it a conversation about race and culture, a lapse in judgment — or worse? As CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, it depends who you ask.
In the “Men in Black” movies, the characters use a memor- zapping gun. In a California lab, scientists have done it for real. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talked with some of the stranded passengers.
What started with a false fire alarm ended with three students in custody — and a great big mess in the school.
Mellody Hobson and her husband George Lucas are holding a fundraising gala at Navy Pier for the After School Matters program.
While more kids and pregnant women are getting their shots, most 18- to 64-year-olds don’t seem to be getting the message. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
50 feet up or 500 feet up, the king of the high-wire says what’s the difference. That as Nik Wallenda prepares to walk a tightrope about 500 feet above the Chicago River this fall.
(CBS) – The Bully Bandit. The Hooded Bandit. Those nicknames — along with a BanditTracker website — are playing an increasingly big role in nabbing bank robbery suspects. Garrett Croon, FBI’s bank robbery coordinator, describes […]
(CBS) — There is new hope in the fight against autism and it starts before a child is even diagnosed. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports on the results of a very small study with big […]
At one Chicago public high school, there was no stampede when the bell rang today and no line at the door. In fact, there were only 12 students.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez looks into why these creatures are multiplying like … well, rabbits.
Twenty-year-old Nick Ryan of Naperville overdosed last Friday. His father says a new drug could have prevented Nick’s death. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
It can be a tough road from Chicago’s public housing, to college, but it’s doable. On Wednesday, some 100 college-bound students who live in CHA got a heck of a send-off.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez was there when a Great Lakes woman reunited with the family of her organ donor in north suburban Libertyville.
OSI is headquartered in Aurora and has facilities throughout the city, suburbs and even into southern Wisconsin, a total of nine locations in five different towns. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.