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.
Richard Cowser, 54, was trying to break up a fight between two girls at Thornwood High School in South Holland, when he collapsed and died.
Major retailers are gearing up for holiday hiring and that’s good news in Illinois where the unemployment rate is 9.2 percent and 602,000 people are looking for work. With those numbers, you’ll want to get an early start on the job search. Roseanne Tellez has more on who’s hiring, and when.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez got a chance to sit down with the man behind the music the legendary Berry Gordy.
After of a summer of concerts and soccer, it’s back to football. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
A parking spot is a hot commodity in the city. So why is a spot designated for a disabled person sitting empty in congested Rogers Park?
The Hatfields and McCoys have nothing on a pair of southwest suburban neighbors. Roseanne Tellez reports on a feud that’s taken a neighborhood tiff to a whole new level.
The cooler weather is certainly being felt by some businesses that revel in the heat. It was so cold over the weekend some water parks had to close.
Neda and Milos Otic say they were poolside on their rooftop deck last week when a nail-studded 2-by-4 crashed down from the sky. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
She’s the Blackhawks fan who took a hockey puck to the face, but that was the last Patricia Higgins saw of it until Tuesday night, when the man who scooped it up gave it back to her at the CBS 2 broadcast center.
It’s part sport, part spectacle all rolled into one and this week, more than 140 top athletes from 18 countries are competing in wheel gymnastics.
It’s a story that puts your honesty to the test. You find a pile of cash. Thousands of dollars. What do you do?
Some southwest suburban residents are honoring veterans by welcoming them into their home. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Like the hole itself, it grew into a bigger job than first thought. Tonight, the hole is bigger than ever, the sewer smell worse than ever, and the residents are being told it will take at least a couple more weeks.
It’s not what anyone wants to see when they walk to their car in the morning, but several Bucktown residents found shattered windshields and glass all over the street.
Help is on the way. That was the message Monday from Gov. Pat Quinn to flood victims in the Chicago area.
An alert parent is credited with helping police arrest a Chicago man who allegedly grabbed a Fenton High School student and threatened her with a knife Friday.
There was plenty of fanfare as the Rickett’s family and the former Cubs pitcher broke ground on the new Kerry Wood Cubs field back in October.
Eighteen-year-old Joe Massenburg was gunned down Monday on a street in New Orleans. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Ground was broken Tuesday on a new commercial and residential development in Bronzeville, a project the likes of which haven’t been seen in that neighborhood in 50 years.
There is more information coming out about an Indiana High School teacher who made threatening comments to students.