Craig Wall
Craig Wall was named Political Reporter for ABC 7, the top news station in Chicago, in June 2017.

Upon his hiring ABC 7 Eyewitness News Director, Jennifer Graves commented, "Craig Wall is a well-respected reporter with extensive experience covering major stories in Chicago for nearly two decades. He has a reputation for being aggressive and fair. He understands the political landscape in Chicago and Illinois and knows how to dig for every angle of a story. Craig will be a great addition to our proud legacy of political reporting."

Wall comes to ABC 7 from Fox 32/WFLD-TV where he worked as a general assignment reporter and substitute anchor since 1998. In addition to covering stories in Chicago ranging from crime, transportation, education business and politics, Wall was dispatched to cover some of the biggest stories on the national scene including Hurricane Katrina and 9-11 in New York.

Wall's reporting skills were honed at several stations around the country including KSL-TV, Salt Lake City, Utah (1994-98); WLEX-TV, Lexington, Kentucky (1990-94); and WMDT-TV in Salisbury, Maryland (1988-90).

Wall served in the United States Navy from 1979-1983. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin with a B.A. in Journalism.

Craig's Stories
Darren Bailey calls Chicago a 'hellhole' as Republicans rally at Illinois State Fair
"Chicago, that once-great city, didn't become a hellhole just because of Lori Lightfoot and Kim Foxx," Bailey said. "Starting with JB Pritzker, our leaders are all in cahoots."
Gov. JB Pritzker rallies with Democrats in Springfield on Governor's Day
"We've delivered so much over the last four years I had to bring a cheat sheet," Governor Pritzker told the crowd.
Soldier Field turf blasted by NFLPA officials following Bears Saturday preseason opener
The NFL Players Association took aim at Saturday's turf conditions at Soldier Field, saying that league standards should be reevaluated.
CPD Supt. David Brown faces additional criticism over firing of Robert Boik
Police Superintendent David Brown is facing additional criticism over the firing of the director of the office that is responsible for implementing court ordered reforms.
Ald. Sophia King says she would prioritize safety, collaboration if elected Chicago mayor
Alderman Sophia King announced Wednesday that she will run for mayor of Chicago in 2024.
Alderman Sophia King announces run for Chicago mayor
Alderman Sophia King announced Wednesday that she will run for mayor of Chicago in 2024.
Rep. Chuy Garcia won't rule out another run for Chicago mayor against Lori Lightfoot
U.S. Rep. Chuy Garcia previously ran for mayor against Rahm Emanuel in 2015, and is leaving the door open to join the crowded field challenging Lori Lightfoot.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx defends office, blames departures on COVID-19 pandemic
Foxx, a frequent target of criticism for reforms seen by some as soft on crime, defended her policies as helping build trust in communities most impacted by police misconduct.
Chicago FOP President John Catanzara says he won't challenge Lightfoot in 2023 mayoral election
In an interview with ABC7, Chicago FOP President John Catanzara announced he will not run for the mayor's office in the 2023 election.
Darren Bailey, Illinois gubernatorial candidate for GOP, receives FOP endorsement
Bailey said Gov. Pritzker is soft on crime and anti-police.