Marissa Bailey Bio, Age, CBS 2, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Salary

Marissa Bailey
Marissa Bailey

Marissa Bailey Biography

Marissa Bailey is an American news anchor currently working for the CBS 2 Chicago morning newscast and a general assignment reporter for the station. Bailey has mentioned on her Twitter bio that she is currently on hiatus. Nevertheless, she is a prominent news anchor and reporter, as well as a foodie and sports lover/fan.

She began her educational journey at Arthur P. Momot Elementary in Plattsburg, New York. Then she went to Plattsburg High School, where she talked about being bullied because of her weight.

Later, in 2003, she graduated from Niagara University with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies and a minor in criminal justice. Marissa spent her whole academic career as a member of the Niagara University Student Government Association. 

Marissa was also a member of the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority and frequently wrote for the newspaper on behalf of the marketing department. She was also an intern at Niagara University’s Department of Public Relations.

Later, Marissa attended the University of Syracuse, where she earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In Syracuse, New York, this university is based and she joined it in 2005.

Marissa Bailey WGRZ-TV 

Immediately after graduating, she joined WGRZ-TV Channel 2 News. It is located in the center of Buffalo, New York. More specifically, Marissa began as a weekly reporter and was elevated as an anchor, and later became a solo anchor at 10 p.m. news. Marissa also worked for the “Daybreak Sunday” Sunday show and her time at WGRZ-TV lasted from September 2006 to January 2013.

Marissa Bailey CBS 2

She received a job offer from CBS 2 Chicago, based in Chicago, Illinois, after she left the previous station. Similarly, for two months before they promoted her to be an anchor of their weekend morning newscast, she worked as a CBS General assignment reporter. In addition, she worked three days a week and substituted the weekday morning news with Lione Moise. Finally, she can be seen alongside Erin Kennedy on CBS 2 Chicago on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 4:30 am to 7 am and 11 am to 11:30 am.

Marissa Bailey Age

How old is Marissa Bailey? Marissa is 40 years old as of 2021. She was born on October 29th, 1981, in Plattsburg, Clinton County, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on the 29th of October every year, and her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Marissa Bailey Height

Bailey stands at a height of 5 ft 4 in(1.65 meters) and her weight is around 65kgs. Additionally, her hair color is blond and her eye color is brown.

Marissa Bailey Family

There is no information about her family and siblings, but there is information that both of her parents in her hometown are alive and well. She is of American nationality.

Marissa Bailey Husband

She is a happily married woman. She married Michael Geller on 30 August 2014 and her husband was a producer for WGRZ-TV station. At present, Michael is an associate at DLA Piper in Chicago. Marissa kept her wedding private and only invited friends and family to the ceremony. However, she was happy to share wedding pictures after some days of the celebration.

Marissa Bailey Children

Three years later, Marissa and her husband were blessed with good news. In January 2017, Marrisa revealed that she was pregnant. On 12 April 2017, they welcomed their baby boy and called him Beau Alan. In addition, the couple is now living in a three-bedroom apartment in Lincoln Park in Downtown Chicago. Marissa hasn’t been a scandal of any sort and has kept a decent profile.

Marissa Bailey Net Worth

Bailey has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her career as a journalist.

Marissa Bailey’s Awards 

Bailey has bagged an award titled “New York State Regional Emmy Award” in the year 2011. Other than this, she hasn’t received any additional awards as well as nominations.

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