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.
Kids and families are getting the chance to jump around for a good cause.
Hispanic Heritage Month was celebrated in dance on Thursday when the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago took the stage at South Suburban College in South Holland, Illinois.
"Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America's Largest Criminal Court" provides a searing insider's view of what's described as racism and injustice in that system.
New technology is giving those that are blind and visually impaired more freedom.
This Sunday thousands of people will pound the pavement and line the streets for the Chicago Marathon.