Ward comes to ABC 7 from WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland where he specialized in live, developing news stories. Those efforts contributed to the WBAL news team winning a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for the breaking coverage of the death of Congressman Elijah Cummings.
Prior to that, he was a TV news reporter at WLKY-TV, in Louisville, Kentucky and WAAY-TV in Huntsville, Alabama.
Ward got his start as a news producer at KWQC-TV in Davenport, Iowa where he wrote and produced daily newscasts.
A Chicago native, Ward enjoys reading, traveling, dancing and debating which Marvel movie is the best.
As a youngster, he was a regular at the Bud Billiken Parade. One of his favorite childhood memories was getting a little advice and encouragement from aspiring Illinois Senator Barack Obama when he was only five years old.
Ward is a graduate of Northern Illinois University.
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