Sarah Schulte's Bio - ABC 7 Chicago
Sarah Schulte is a general assignment reporter for ABC 7 News. She joined ABC 7 in 1998.

Previously, Schulte was a reporter at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, Pa. (1995-98). Before that, she served as a reporter at WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tenn. (1992 -95) and at Westinghouse Broadcasting in Washington, D.C. (1990-92).

Earlier in her career, Schulte reported for KLAS-TV in Las Vegas, Nevada (1989-90). From 1986-88, she worked as a field producer and reporter for Capitol Broadcast News in Washington, D.C.

Schulte has an interest in politics and has covered several political campaigns and events, including the Iran/Contra hearings and the 1992 presidential race and inauguration.

In 1997, Philadelphia Magazine named Schulte "Reporter of the Year." She won a Tennessee School Bell Award in 1994 for excellence in covering school-related issues. In addition, her coverage of the Clinton/Gore presidential campaign earned an Emmy Award in 1993.

Schulte is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. She donates her time to the Cancer Society, College Bound, and the M.S. "Readers are Leaders" program.

A Highland Park native, Schulte received her B.A. degree in Journalism from Ohio Wesleyan University where she majored in Journalism and Political Science.

She is married and resides on the North Side of Chicago.

Sarah's Stories
CPD supt. nominee Larry Snelling tells city council about priorities, sails through committee
Larry Snelling, Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson's pick to be the city's next police superintendent, spoke to the city council Friday about his priorities for the force.
Chicago signs $29M contract for migrant base camps
The city of Chicago has signed a more than $29 million contract with a private security firm to build base camps for migrants.
Chicago Public Schools' enrollment remains stable for 1st time in years
For the first time in years, enrollment is remaining stable in Chicago Public Schools.
Chicago real estate transfer tax proposal from Mayor Brandon Johnson already faces pushback
One of Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson's key proposals, a new tax on real estate sales, will raise money to fight homelessness but is already facing pushback.
Illinois becomes first state to eliminate cash bail as Pre-Trial Fairness Act takes effect
The Pre-Trial Fairness Act, part of the SAFE-T Act that eliminates cash bail, goes into effect Monday morning.
Chicago faces $538M budget shortfall, property tax hike off table, Johnson says
The city of Chicago is facing a massive budget shortfall heading into 2024 of about $538 million, but Mayor Brandon Johnson says he doesn't want to raise property taxes.
Chicago's newest migrant shelter opens in Greektown; 200 single men capacity
Chicago opened its 19th migrant shelter in Greektown on Friday.
Chicago migrant crisis solutions, budget discussed at city council meeting
Chicago's migrant crisis was top of mind for city leaders at Thursday morning's council meeting, especially figuring out how to fund proposed solutions.
Democratic Party chairs from around country tour Chicago to prepare for DNC 2024
The tour did not include a glimpse of any of Chicago's police stations, where over 1,500 migrants are being housed.
Some city council members raise concerns over migrant tent plans, push for federal help with crisis
Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Chicago on Wednesday for a campaign event, and city council members have urged her to visit the crowded police stations.