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
Gov. JB Pritzker, GOP lawmakers call for probe after glitch leads to over 500 improperly registered voters
A computer glitch sent 574 names to the Illinois State Board of Elections, with 545 people actually getting registered to vote in error.
Martin Luther King Jr Day: Community leaders focus on combating poverty in honor of MLK's legacy
Mayor Lori Lightfoot spent time during the King holiday serving and packing food with young people at the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
Sen. Don Harmon, of Oak Park, elected president of Illinois State Senate, beating out Sen. Kimberly Lightford
After a day of caucusing the two contenders reached a deal resulting in Sen. Harmon becoming the new Illinois Senate President.
Pete Buttigieg campaigns on South Side of Chicago
Pete Buttigieg made a low key visit to Chicago's South Side- not to raise money for his presidential campaign, but to have a conversation about what he hopes to bring to the White House if he can win the democratic nomination.
'Dr. King's dream is in our hands': City leaders promote focus on children's future at annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Breakfast
Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city leaders gathered Friday morning to celebrate the life of Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr..
IG report accuses former IPRA investigator of profiting from police-involved shootings
A new report by the Chicago Inspector General accuses a former police misconduct investigator of misusing confidential information to profit from a police-involved shooting.
Donald Trump holds Milwaukee campaign rally same night as first Democratic debate of 2020
Thousands of supporters packed into the Panther Arena Tuesday night as President Donald Trump made his way back to the Midwest for a rally in Milwaukee.
Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin pushing legislation to better track hate crimes
Concerned about an increase in hate crimes, Sen. Dick Durbin is pushing new legislation to require federal law enforcement agencies to do a better job of keeping track of them.
Mike Madigan won't convene House panel to investigate after email reveals possible rape cover-up
House Speaker Mike Madigan will not convene a legislative committee to investigate the alleged cover-up of a rape, deferring instead to the state's inspector general.
John Sullivan, Illinois' Director of Agriculture, resigns over connection to alleged rape cover-up
John Sullivan tendered his resignation on Sunday after the Governor's office became aware of information that Sullivan, who was a state senator at the time of the rape cove-up email, knew about it, but did not take any action.