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
Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 165 cases, 9 deaths
Illinois public health officials reported 165 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 9 related deaths Monday.
Reopening anxiety, new COVID-19 Delta variant make some nervous to go maskless
Mental health experts say reopening anxiety is a real thing, and the key is re-entering society at your own pace.
New Trier High School student killed walking along CTA track after falling on 3rd rail
A 16-year-old New Trier High School student died after falling on the third rail of CTA tracks while walking along them with a friend.
Gov. Pritzker reveals new Phase 5 reopening guidelines
Illinois public health officials reported 626 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 15 related deaths Friday.
Chicago reopening: City moving to Phase 5 with rest of Illinois, Mayor Lightfoot says
During a Facebook live with top doctor Allison Arwady, Mayor Lightfoot said Chicago will move to Phase 5 with the rest of Illinois next week.
IL college athletes could soon profit endorsement deals, just like pros
Currently, the NCAA generates billions but the athletes don't make a dime.
Chicago takes new approach to vaccinate hard-to-reach residents as mass vaccination sites close
The Chicago Health Department is hoping people off work for Memorial Day can get vaccinated while they are out and about.
Cook Co. Jail female employees speak out for 1st time since filing inmate sexual harassment lawsuit
If other jail employees want to join the lawsuit, there is a court-ordered deadline of July 7 to do so. Plaintiff lawyers said hundreds of women are considering it.
COVID vaccine hesitancy could dash Chicago's big reopening plans
Mayor Lori Lightfoot proudly reopened Chicago's beaches after more than a year, but doctors say loosening COVID prevention restrictions so fast with so much vaccine hesitancy is a big mistake.
Chicago's Englewood neighborhood lags behind in city's COVID-19 vaccination effort
Chicago is placing an extra effort in zip codes like 60621 by holding vaccination events and sending out mobile buses.