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Roseanne Tellez

tellez Roseanne TellezRoseanne 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.

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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.


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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.

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Chicago Director Making Maya Angelou Documentary

Maya Angelou is such a national treasure, that when a local film maker began looking for films about her a couple years back, he was stunned to find there weren’t any. That’s about to change.

05/28/2014

Marmion shot put coach Ed DeGeeter. (Credit: CBS)

Suburban Coach Hit By Shot Put Could Be Released From Hospital Soon

An Aurora shot-put coach hit in the head by one of the 12 pound steel balls at a track meet in Elgin last Friday may go home from the hospital soon.

05/27/2014

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EMS Workers Honored For Saving 3-Year-Old Boy, Chicago Cop

A three-year-old boy and a Chicago Police officer wouldn’t be alive without the quick actions of paramedics. Wednesday, they met their lifesavers.

05/21/2014

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New Initiative Aims To Raise Awareness For Lung Cancer

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has more on a new initiative aimed at stamping out lung cancer.

05/13/2014

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Gates Foundation Offers Full Rides To 44 CPS Students

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talks with five of the grateful scholarship recipients.

05/05/2014

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Pet Owners Say Dogs Shouldn’t Have Died After Spaying At Animal Clinic

You never expect your pet to die after getting spayed. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talks with one grieving owner.

05/02/2014

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For Some, Caffeine Addiction Is Doubly Dangerous

Now, new research is saying that dependence on caffeine is not just a physical issue. As CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, it could be affecting us psychologically.

04/28/2014

Barack Obama takes oath for for a second term as President of the United States. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Mayor Emanuel To Return $8,200 Expense For Obama Inaugural

After news broke that Rahm Emanuel stayed in an $1,800 a night hotel suite on the taxpayer’s dime, the mayor’s office on Friday said Emanuel will reimburse the city for the expense

04/18/2014

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Surveillance Video Shows Man Pull Out Submachine Gun In Store

A surveillance camera in the West Side store was rolling when the suspect pulled out a submachine gun.

04/15/2014

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Neighbors Say Southeast Side Street Is Sinking

BS 2’s Roseanne Tellez takes a closer look at portion of sinking street on Brainard at 136th.

04/14/2014

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Case Of Former Will County Sheriff Deputy Remains Mystery 23 Years Later

She’s been missing longer than Stacy Peterson and Lisa Stebik combined. But you’ve probably never heard of Robin Abrams – who disappeared from Beecher Illinois back in October of 1990.

03/19/2014

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Blasting Resumes At Suburban Quarry Months After Quake

It was a real mystery back in November when a blast went off at a suburban rock quarry and then seconds later, the ground shook. The question is , was the earthquake related to the blast?

03/18/2014

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Local Paralympian Returns Home After Winning Gold Medal In Sled Hockey

Brody Roybal arrived home Monday in suburban Northlake after he captured gold with his sled hockey team in the Paralympics in Sochi.

03/17/2014

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Gross! Meltdown Reveals Eyesores — And Worse — Along Streets, Sidewalks

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports on the leftovers are emerging along Chicago’s curbs as temperatures rise.

03/10/2014

Shawn Harrington, a basketball coach at Marshall High School, talks with CBS 2 about his recovery from gunshot wounds. (CBS)

Coach Paralyzed By Gunfire: ‘I’m Going To Walk Again’

Shawn Harrington talked with CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez about the Jan. 30 shooting, his diagnosis and what’s next.

02/14/2014

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Cold Weather Could Put Damper On Valentine’s Day Business

All this cold weather is having an impact on some of the hottest businesses this time of year: florists, and candy shops.

02/11/2014

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Incandescent Light Bulbs To Be Phased Out Starting Jan. 1

There’s change in the air when it comes to how you light your home. A 5-year old law bans production of old-fashioned energy-wasting light bulbs starting in the New Year. But we found most people are still in the dark about the new law.

12/27/2013

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For Some, Burning Sensation In Mouth Is Non-Stop

It may sound like a joke, but Burning Mouth Syndrome is no laughing matter. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

12/13/2013

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Orland Park Residents Line Up To Claim Tax Rebate

It may be the season of giving, but you usually don’t expect your village hall to be doling out the gifts. That’s what’s happening in Orland Park.

12/03/2013

Tis The Season To Buy A Christmas Tree

Expert Offers Tips On Buying The Best Christmas Tree

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has tips on finding the perfect one.

11/30/2013

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