Prior to ABC7, Sanders worked at TV stations in Los Angeles, Dallas and Little Rock, Arkansas.
Sanders has won 12 Emmy Awards, gaining honors for live coverage, spot news, entertainment reporting, news writing, programming and overall news achievement.
He has received more than 100 awards throughout his career from various churches, civic and community organizations for his community service.
A nationally sought-after motivational speaker, Sanders has worked with several groups mentoring young people in Chicago. He enjoys volunteering and speaking with local senior citizens.
He is active in the Alpha Phi Alpha Big Brothers program, the Chicago Public Schools Mentoring Program, and the NAACP Mentoring Program.
He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Chicago Association of Black Journalists, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
A new after school music program has given students a positive place to showcase their talent in South Lawndale.
Creating a community for music lovers where accessibility is no longer an issue is the vision of a company called I See Music located in Beecher, Illinois.
The annual Chicago Football Classic kicks off on Saturday at Soldier Field.
Raising her voice in song, a Rashada Dawan hopes to create peace and shine a positive light on some of the neighborhoods hit hardest by gun violence in Chicago.
Powell's Barbershop in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood is offering free back-to-school haircuts for students that come with a side of serious life advice.