Evelyn Holmes
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.

Thousands of volunteers across Chicago are on a mission Saturday to help those in need as part of the Chicago Cares 25th Annual Serve-a-thon.
Nearly 5,000 volunteers helped beautify and fix up some Chicago Public Schools buildings on Saturday as part of the annual Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon.
Chicago faith leaders criticized President Donald Trump's zero tolerance immigration policy and denounced the executive order he signed Wednesday regarding children separated from their parents at the border.
A Chicago seventh grader who is working to find missing girls and women in the city organized the We Walk For Her March on Tuesday.
A man killed himself after he barricaded himself in a Southeast Side garage Saturday morning, Chicago police said.