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.

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.


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. 


Chicago Police Raid Wrong Home

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


Suburban Flooding Causing Homeowner Headaches

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


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.


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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.


Chicago Police Search For Lincoln Park Intruder

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


Norstates Bank In Gurnee Robbed In Broad Daylight

 Norstate Bank in Gurnee was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight Monday afternoon. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports the bank is less than a quarter mile from Six Flags Great America on Grand Avenue.


Blood Reportedly Seen In Winfield Home Where 3 Bodies Were Found

Three bodies found in a Winfield home were still being identified Monday.


Organ Recipients Meet Donor’s Dad

“There’s a lot of good in the world, even though a lot of times it don’t seem like it.”


Boy Dies After Passing Out At Suburban Middle School

The Northlake Police Department is investigating an incident where a 12-year-old student died after passing out in class.


Chicago Police Search For Suspects Involved In South Loop Armed Robberies

Chicago Police are looking for two men who attacked and robbed people at gun point in two near South side neighborhoods.