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
With Kamala Harris the presumptive Democrat nominee, is America finally ready for a woman president?
With Vice President Kamala Harris now the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, eight years after Hillary Clinton's historic run, is America finally ready to elect a woman to the nation's highest office?
Democrats finalize nomination process as 2024 Chicago DNC less than a month away
Democrats are determined not to repeat the 1968 brokered convention in Chicago that culminated with the election of Richard Nixon when they return here in August.
US Reps Sean Casten, Chuy Garcia call for President Joe Biden to step aside from race
U.S. Congressmen Sean Casten and Chuy Garcia have called on President Joe Biden to withdraw from the presidential election.
Former President Obama tells allies Biden needs to seriously consider 2024 candidacy: report
It's being reported former President Obama has told allies that Biden's path to victory has greatly diminished.
Mayor Johnson proposing loan to avoid CTU cuts, close Chicago Public Schools budget gap: memo
Chicago Public Schools is in a financial fight. A proposal to fix a $500 million budget gap is up for a crucial vote next week.
Gov. Pritzker, Sen. Durbin critique former President Trump VP pick, J.D. Vance
Gov. JB Pritzker and Sen. Dick Durbin are weighing in on former President Donald Trump's choice for running mate.
2024 election: Both candidates call for unity after Trump assassination attempt, but will it last?
President Joe Biden has asked the nation to tone down political rhetoric after an assassination attempt on Donald Trump.
Back of the Yards organization builds relationships with Chicago youth to prevent violence
One Chicago organization that will benefit from a new initiative to fund violence prevention is Precious Blood Ministry. One of the organization's mentors said they helped change his life.
Chicago shootings: At least 109 shot, 19 fatally, in citywide holiday weekend gun violence, CPD says
When pressed to address what adjustments need to be made to keep the community safe, Mayor Brandon Johnson's response was simply that the city needs more support.
CTA, Metra, Pace, leaders oppose legislation to merge them into single public transit agency
There was major opposition to a plan to merge Metra, Pace and the CTA into one agency the first public hearing on the matter Tuesday.