Audrina Bigos

audrina bigos web Audrina BigosAudrina Bigos is a general assignment reporter for CBS 2

A multi-media journalist and educator, Bigos previously worked for WCCB-TV in Charlotte, N.C. since 2011.

In addition, she has been an instructor at the Carolina School of Broadcasting since 2013.

Bigos was initially hired by WCCB-TV as a reporter and photographer and was promoted to serve as the station’s weekend 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. anchor in May 2014.

Bigos began her broadcast career as an anchor, reporter, producer and photojournalist at WUSF-TV, the PBS station in Tampa, Florida that is owned by the University of South Florida.

She graduated from USF in 2010 with a degree in telecommunications news.

While in North Carolina, Bigos launched a self-esteem project entitled – SMART Girls – which has become a permanent program at the Charlotte Boys & Girls Club.
Additionally, she has served as the vice president of broadcast for the Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Chicagoans Rally For Border Children To Reunite With Parents

The protests stem from the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy toward the border crisis.

06/23/2018

Rain Causes Sinkhole near Midway

In a waterlogged neighborhood near Midway Airport, the saturated ground opened up and a sinkhole started to form in an unassuming place.

06/22/2018

Psychiatrist Killed In Taxi In Busy River North Intersection

A 66-year-old woman was killed, and three other people were injured, when a stolen SUV fleeing police slammed into a taxi in the River North neighborhood late Wednesday night.

06/21/2018

West Suburban Residents Fight To Ban Sale Of Dogs From Puppy Mills

CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports many Naperville residents are fighting for a complete ban on the sale of puppy mill dogs at pet stores.

06/19/2018

Passenger Stops Would-Be Carjacker

“He just went inside the truck and started driving so I just grabbed him by the neck.”

06/16/2018

Students Defeat Odds With 100 Percent Graduation Rate

Against all odds, Michele Clark Magnet High School says all 100 of their high school seniors received diplomas, stating they have a 100% graduation rate this year.

06/14/2018

WTTW’s Elizabeth Brackett Critically Injured In Bicycle Accident

Veteran Chicago journalist, Elizabeth Brackett, is in a coma following a biking accident, according to WTTW. 

06/13/2018

Chicago Police Raid Wrong Home

Chicago Police broke down the door of a first-story apartment before realizing they were raiding the wrong home.

06/12/2018

Suburban Flooding Causing Homeowner Headaches

Hardest hit are folks living in the northern suburbs where runoff continues.

06/09/2018

Depression And Suicide: What Signs To Look For

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 9.8 million American adults seriously thought about suicide in 2016.

06/08/2018

Dogs Attack Couple In Elgin Forest Preserve

Three dogs attacked a couple at a Cook County Forest Preserve in an area where dogs are not allowed. 

06/07/2018

DePaul Grad, National Guardsman Leads Police In 60-Mile Chase

A wild 60-mile police chase of an armored personnel carrier in Virginia went viral Wednesday.

06/06/2018

Police: Woman Dies After Jumping Out Of Building During Arson Fire

The Chicago Fire Department says the fire started around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday on the back porch of the four-story apartment building near Clark and Touhy.

06/05/2018

New Facility Inspires Young Gymnasts

Five women made it their mission to bring gymnastics to a community they say desperately needs lacked the resources. They say they saw a void and did what they could to fill it, opening SGA Gymnastics Academy.

05/30/2018

Co-Living Trend Growing In Chicago Neighborhoods

Co-living is a growing trend in Chicago as the price of rent continues to rise. Adults are sharing living spaces to gain a sense of community and save money.

05/29/2018

Chicago Police Search For Lincoln Park Intruder

A man breaks into two homes and makes sexual advances towards young girls while they’re sleeping. 

05/28/2018

West Town Woman Attacked By Dog, Animal’s Owner Flees The Scene

She suffered bites, scrapes, bruising on her face and had to get 10 stitches.

05/26/2018

Gold Star Mom Embarks On Remembrance Walk To Honor Fallen Son

A local Gold Star mom wanted to remember and honor her son in a very special way. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos caught up with Jill Stephenson along her journey across Chicagoland.

05/25/2018

Student Groped, Kissed On Blue Line Train On Her Way To School

Chicago Police are looking for a man who they say groped a girl on her way to school and started kissing her on a CTA train.

05/24/2018

Body Cam Video Shows Police Arrest, Tase NBA Player Sterling Brown

Police have released new body cam video showing the arrest and tasing of NBA player Sterling Brown outside a Milwaukee Walgreens store on January 26.

05/23/2018

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