ABC7 News has a full team in Washington, D.C. to cover the inauguration. They will be posting extra info and behind-the-scenes reports here as they work.Presidential Posts for January 20, 2009 Web Exclusive: Difficult access to National Mall: Media credentials aren't helping producer Jason Knowles get back to work. Web Exclusive: Trains mobbed after swearing-in: ABC7 producer Jason Knowles had a tough time getting around after the ceremony. Crush of people surrounds entrance to DC Mall: Producer Jason Knowles struggles to get back to ABC7's work space on the Mall. Web Exclusive: ABC7 at the Ball : Take a peek at Obama's Home State Ball for Illinois with producer Jason Knowles.
Presidential Posts for January 19, 2009 Web Exclusive: MLK High School in D.C.: Students from Martin Luther King High School follow their namesake's trail. Web Exclusive: Ticketed area: A look at the ticketed area, before the people arrive and security gets tight. Web Exclusive: Vendor drives 14 hours to D.C.: A Chicago vendor drove memorabilia from South Side to D.C. Mall. Web Exclusive: ABC7's workspace: ABC7's Jason Knowles takes us on a tour of the work space.
Presidential Posts for January 18, 2009Web Exclusive: Crowd control preparations in D.C.: Producer Jason Knowles finds out about local efforts to manage the crowds in D.C. Web Exclusive: Obama advisor David Axelrod: ABC7's Cheryl Burton catches up with one of Barack Obama's top advisors in Washington.
Presidential Posts for January 17, 2009 Web Exclusive: ABC7 team navigates D.C. maze: Watch as Cheryl Burton and the team blog about their preparation for the evening's inauguration coverage. Web Exclusive: In D.C. from Amsterdam!: ABC7's Cheryl Burton talks to a couple visiting Washington from Amsterdam. Web Exclusive: Barack button vendors cashing in: ABC7 producer Jason Knowles got to talk to a pair of Barack button vendors.
Presidential Posts for January 16, 2009Web Exclusive: ABC7 arrives in Washington: Producer Jason Knowles collects press credentials and prepares to cover the big event.