Trenier Ward
Trenier Ward is a per diem reporter for ABC 7 Chicago, the city's #1 station for news.

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.

Facebook: @TreWardABC7
Twitter: @TreWardABC7


Trenier's Stories
Jussie Smollett trial: Defense rests after 'Empire' actor takes stand: 'There was no hoax'
During six hours of testimony Monday, actor Jussie Smollett denied a 2019 Streeterville attack was a hoax and said he had a romantic relationship with one of the alleged attackers, Bola Osundairo.
Illinois COVID: Berwyn, Cicero pass 70% vaccination milestone even as cases rise
Western suburbs Cicero and Berwyn have now surpassed a COVID vaccine milestone, as both town are now more than 70% vaccinated.
2 CPD officers hurt, 21 arrested after large crowds of teens gather in Loop, Chicago police say
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said parents need to take responsibility for their kids after 21 young people were arrested Saturday night in Chicago's Loop.
My Block, My Hood, My City volunteers robbed while hanging Christmas lights on South Side
A group of women were robbed while they were hanging Christmas lights for an event put on by My Block, My Hood, My City on Chicago's South Side.
Chicago shooting: Man shot inside car in River North, critically injured
A 31-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot while in a car in River North Friday evening.
Chicago shooting near Garfield CTA Red Line station injures 3: CPD
Three people were injured in a shooting near the Garfield Red Line CTA station Friday.
Jussie Smollett trial: Abimbola Osundairo testifies on his role on alleged hoax attack
Wednesday prosecutors called the first of two brothers who say they were hired by Jussie Smollett to stage his Streeterville attack.
Chicago overnight winter parking ban takes effect
Chicago's Winter Overnight Parking Ban is now in effect until April.
Jussie Smollett trial: CPD officers testify for hours about actor's alleged staged attack
The trial for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett continues Tuesday, with the prosecution bringing a Chicago police officer as its first witness.
'He protected her': Family plans funeral for teen killed crossing street in Lawndale; girl also hurt
The two teens apparently ran into the street when they were struck by the car, according to police