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
COPA releases report acknowledging corruption connected to former CPD Sergeant Ronald Watts
COPA submitted its report to the Chicago Police Department over a year ago, but the city would not release it publicly until the victims' lawyers filed a Freedom of Information Request.
Pop-up smokehouse, youth mentoring program on West Side shuts down after thieves steal generators
"This is a minor setback for a major comeback," Johnson said. "We will be better than ever when we get the generators up and running again."
COVID update: Illinois reports 3,198 new cases, 15 deaths
Illinois reported 3,198 new COVID cases and 15 deaths Wednesday.
Chicago police add new CTA train patrols, K-9 units to return; non-violence groups offering support
"My safety is a big concern, there is no doubt about that," said CTA rider April Lawson about the increased violence on the CTA.
Man killed in CTA Red Line shooting ID'd as Chicago dad; police release video of 2 suspects
A man shot and killed on a CTA train car Saturday has been identified by the medical examiner's office.
Evanston Police reducing community policing bureau due to officer shortage within department
The department said there are 26 vacancies, as well as seven officers not available for full-duty assignments, making it difficult to investigate some misdemeanors.
Thousands of seats still available in Chicago Public Schools' preschool programs
There are still thousands of seats available for the school year that's fast-approaching.
Pres. Biden signs executive order that would allow Medicaid to pay for out-of-state abortions
The move comes one day after a surprising victory in Kansas for abortion rights.
Former VP Mike Pence pumps gas in Hobart while talking inflation, Jan 6 hearings
Helping to pump gas in Hobert, former Vice President Mike Pence stopped by a gas price rollback event to talk inflation, but he was asked about the January 6th hearings.
Growing Solutions Farm in Chicago teaches life, job skills to CPS students with autism
Harvesting a variety of vegetables, weeding, washing and composting are all hands-on learning skills a group of students with autism and related challenges learn at Growing Solutions Farm.