Evelyn Holmes - ABC 7 Chicago
Evelyn Holmes is a general assignment reporter for ABC 7 News, the top-rated news station in Chicago. She joined the station in May 2003 from Chicagoland Television News (CLTV), where she served as a weekday morning news anchor.

Holmes has worked in Chicago broadcasting for the past 13 years. She started at CLTV as a traffic reporter in June 1996, and while there served as a weathercaster, worked as a general assignment reporter, and fill-in news anchor, as well as a weekend news anchor.

Before moving to television, Holmes was a part of both the Bob Collins and the Spike O'Dell shows on WGN Radio. Recently, she has served as a fill-in show host on WVON-AM Radio.

Holmes is a Chicago native and a graduate of Northwestern University. She is a member of the Chicago Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists.

Holmes is involved in numerous charitable and community projects.

Evelyn's Stories
Chicago-area residents, workers donate medical supplies to those in need during coronavirus crisis
Some Chicago area businesses, hospitals and residents are coming together to provide personal protective equipment and medical supplies to those in need.
Man attacks nurse on CTA bus after accusing her of trying to spread COVID-19
A nurse said she was punched in the face on a CTA bus by a man who accused her of trying to give him COVID-19.
Coronavirus Chicago: Rush University Medical Center doctor describes hospital's fight against COVID-19
Some doctors inside the intensive care unit at Rush University Medical Center are sharing their experiences as they treat patients with COVID-19.
Chicago efforts to count underserved communities in 2020 census hindered by COVID-19 threat
As the world struggles with how to combat COVID-19, many are turning to social media to convince communities of the importance of the 2020 census.
Designer Barbara Bates makes nearly 2K facial masks for frontline health care workers
Form and function! Designer Barbara Bates delivered nearly 2,000 face masks to help frontline health care workers at Mt. Sinai Hospital, who are desperate for more personal protective equipment as they battle COVID-19.
Illinois hair salons, barber shops look for new ways to service clients during COVID-19 'stay-at-home' order
The absence of revenue and community is not just difficult for stylists and clients, but salon owners too.
COVID-19 pandemic not stopping one man's mission of bringing food, fellowship to homeless
The 50-year-old Chicagoan served his fare at a viaduct underneath Lake Shore Drive. In only a few hours, he plated more than 1,500 hot dogs, steak tacos, and pork chops.
'I Grow Chicago' volunteers make care packages for Englewood children amid COVID-19 concerns
A community group in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood is stepping up to help those in need as concerns grow about the spread of COVID-19.
Chicago St. Patrick's Day revelers turn to restaurant, bars after parades, river dyeing postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak
Some restaurants and bars stayed open to celebrate on Saturday, when the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Illinois reached 64.
Coronavirus update: Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker to close all schools for weeks as COVID-19 cases reach 46
Illinois is closing all schools in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 as the number of cases statewide reached 46.