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
Algonquin, Illinois singer Kaeyra to audition on 'American Idol'
Kaeyra grew up performing at Chicago's Polish festivals, and said she's proud of her heritage and her talent.
Jimmy Kimmel says he's 'ready for anything' at the Oscars, year after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock
Jimmy Kimmel returns as the host for the third time, and tells ABC7's Hosea Sanders that no wrong envelopes or punches thrown will stop him as he soars into the spotlight like a Top Gun!
Oscars 2023: Here are some of the longshot nominees going for gold
We're counting down to the Oscars this weekend and some of the performers seem like "sure things" to get the gold.
Michael B. Jordan, Jonathan Majors return to the ring in 'Creed III'
"Creed III" hits theaters Thursday night, and Michael B. Jordan isn't just the star this time - he's the director!
'Boulevard of Bold Dreams' to make world premiere on Chicago stage
"Boulevard Of Bold Dreams" imagines Hattie McDaniel slipping into a cocktail lounge in the hotel where the Oscars will be presented.
Actress Evangeline Lilly spreads her wings in a different way as 'The Wasp' in Ant Man sequel
"Ant-Man & the Wasp: Quantumania" the latest movie chapter in the Marvel Universe, is now in theaters.
Paul Rudd on what it's like playing a superhero in 'Ant Man and the Wasp: Quantumania'
"It's fun playing a regular guy, who has a bit of a love-hate relationship with being a superhero."
Villain 'Kang The Conqueror' makes Marvel Universe debut in new 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' movie
Treacherous villain, Kang The Conqueror, debuts in the new "Ant-Man & the Wasp: Quantumania" movie, shaking up the Marvel Universe.
'Biggest project of my life': Actress Kathryn Newton talks 'Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania'
Newton also talked about what it was like working with so many Hollywood legends.