Marissa Sulek is a Multimedia Journalist for WQAD News 8 at 5pm and 6pm and on the weekends.

She is a native from Park Ridge, Illinois and graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in May 2018 with a degree in Advertising (I-L-L!). There she was the football reporter- where she talked with Lovie Smith weekly – and anchored the university’s morning show.

When Marissa is not covering stories she enjoys training for runs, cooking, and looking up photos of Bernese Mountain Dogs.

Feel free to reach out to Marissa for any story ideas (or send her a picture of your dog!) by emailing her at

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