Hosea Sanders - ABC 7 Chicago
Hosea Sanders is a 17-time Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist. Since joining ABC 7 Chicago in 1994, he has played a major role serving as News Anchor, Entertainment Reporter and program host at Chicago's top-rated station. Sanders provides entertainment coverage for ABC 7 Chicago and other ABC owned-and-operated stations across the country. He also presents the "Chicago Proud" series of stories which give voice to everyday Chicago area heroes. In addition, Sanders spotlights the differently-abled community in a regular series of stories called "Celebrating Abilities." His reporting on this beat was lauded in a story published in the Columbia Journalism Review.

On the programming side, Sanders hosts ABC 7's Emmy Award-winning series, "Our Chicago: Black Voices of Change" (formerly "Heart & Soul"), which showcases Chicago's vibrant African American community. He also helps host one of the highest rated local shows in Chicago, the popular New Year's Eve special, "Countdown Chicago", as well as ABC 7's Bud Billiken Parade, the largest African-American parade in the nation. In addition, he is one of the faces of the ABC 7 Great Chicago Blood Drive in partnership with the American Red Cross of Illinois, as well as the station's annual food drive campaign benefitting Greater Chicago Food Depository and the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Sanders is in constant demand nationally as a public speaker and has received more than 100 awards for community service.

He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and has worked at TV stations in Los Angeles, Dallas and Little Rock, Arkansas. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Chicago Association of Black Journalists, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
He makes his home in Chicago's West Loop.

Hosea's Stories
Chicago actor Michael Patrick Thornton nominated for Tony for 'A Doll's House' with Jessica Chastain
A Chicago actor is nominated for a Tony as part of the cast of the revival of "A Doll's House" alongside Jessica Chastain.
How were Hot Cheetos invented? Eva Longoria, Matt Walsh talk new 'Flamin' Hot' movie
"Flamin' Hot" is a new movie inspired by the life of a maintenance man at Frito Lay who helped create one of the most popular snack foods ever.
Billy Porter's 'Black Mona Lisa Tour' comes to Chicago Friday
Billy Porter, the award winning performer who's broken down barriers in the entertainment world, is bringing his one man show to Chicago Friday.
Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy, Javier Bardem talk new live-action 'The Little Mermaid'
The actors spoke about their iconic characters, and how much fun was it to play "Ursula" and "Triton."
Winners of Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards on road to Jimmy Awards, Broadway
Two winners move on to New York and the Jimmy Awards. They work with seasoned professionals, preparing for the showcase on Broadway, and maybe, the top honor.
Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King star in live action remake of Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'
As we count down the days until the 2023 reimagining of Disney's "The Little Mermaid," stars Halle Bailey and Jonah Hauer-King spoke about their magical roles.
Daveed Diggs, Jacob Tremblay lend their voices to 'The Little Mermaid' as Sebastian and Flounder
Disney's live action remake of "The Little Mermaid" hits the big screen in less than a week, and Daveed Diggs and Jacob Tremblay are stepping into the iconic roles of Sebastian and Flounder.
Talking with the makers of the live-action 'The Little Mermaid'
"The Little Mermaid" filmmakers tell Hosea Sanders the movie is "reimagined."
Documentary "Going Varsity In Mariachi" highlights Mexican music competitions, culture
Directors Sam Osborn and Alejandra Vasquez moved to a Texas border town to make a film about kids who compete in mariachi championships.
Director discusses Michael J. Fox documentary, portrayal of actor's life, Parkinson's diagnosis
Michael J. Fox in his latest film is a lot different than the dynamic young actor with a thriving career.