Hosea Sanders Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, ABC 7 Chicago, Cancer, Net Worth, Salary

Hosea Sanders is an American 17-time Emmy Award-winning Anchor working for ABC7 Chicago. He joined the station in the year 1994.

Hosea Sanders Biography

Hosea Sanders is an American 17-time Emmy Award-winning Anchor working for ABC7 Chicago. He joined the station in the year 1994. He serves as the co-anchor of “Eyewitness News on The U” at 7 pm weeknights on WCIU-TV. Additionally, he hosts shows & special reports on WLS-TV, and ABC7 Chicago.

Hosea Sanders Age

Sanders is 64 years old as of 2021. He was born on 12th July 1957. Sanders grew up in Arkadelphia where his mother was the vice mayor for 21 years. He grew up with four younger sisters and brothers.

Hosea Sanders Height

Sanders stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall.

Hosea Sanders Family

Sanders has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Sanders has any siblings.

Hosea Sanders Wife

Sanders is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.

Hosea Sanders Net Worth

Sanders has an estimated net worth of about $ 1 million- $ 5 million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.

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Hosea Sanders Salary

Sanders earns an annual salary ranging between 45, 000 and $ 110, 500.

Hosea Sanders Career

Sanders works for ABC 7 Chicago News serving the station as an Evening Co-Anchor. He covers key disability-related stories on the weekend news called “Celebrating Ability.” His reporting on the disability beat was lauded in a story published in the Columbia Journalism Review. On the programming side, he hosts ABC 7’s Emmy Award-winning series, Heart & Soul, which showcases Chicago’s vibrant African American community.

Sanders also helps host one of the highest-rated local shows in Chicago, the popular New Year’s Eve special, Countdown Chicago, and also ABC 7’s Bud Billiken Parade broadcast, celebrating a summer tradition in the African American community which is one of the biggest parades of its kind in the country.

Additionally, he is one of the on-air faces representing important station initiatives including the food drive done in conjunction with the Greater Chicago Food Depository and the Northern Illinois Food Bank, and the ABC 7/The American Red Cross Great Chicago Blood Drive.

Before joining ABC7, he worked at TV stations in Dallas, Los Angeles, and Little Rock, Arkansas. A nationally sought-after motivational speaker, Besides, he has worked with several groups mentoring young people in Chicago. He loves volunteering and speaking with local senior citizens.

Sanders is active in the Alpha Phi Alpha Big Brothers program, the NAACP Mentoring Program, and the Chicago Public Schools Mentoring Program. Additionally, He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the Chicago Association of Black Journalists.

Hosea Sanders Cancer

In 2017, Sanders underwent surgery for prostate cancer. He had announced his diagnosis in late February. In August, Sanders said his cancer was “advanced and aggressive.” “There were some complications, but I’m glad to be back here,” Sanders told viewers.

He added: “Thank you to all the viewers at home for all the well-wishes and all the warm thoughts, and all the cards and letters, the gifts, the messages on social media. They really lifted me up during some really rough times and I really appreciate you helping me go through it.” Sanders concluded by telling viewers: “I still have a long time to go on this whole journey that I’m dealing with, but with your help and the help of my friends here, it’s going to be OK.”

Hosea Sanders Awards

Sanders has received 12 Emmy Awards, sport news, gaining honors for live coverage, news writing, programming, entertainment reporting, and overall news achievement. Additionally, he received more than 100 awards throughout his career from various churches, and civic, and community organizations for his community service.

Hosea Sanders ABC7 Chicago

Sanders is working at ABC7 Chicago where he works alongside other famous ABC7 Chicago anchors and reporters including;

  1. Rob Elgas
  2. Alan Krashesky
  3. Stacey Sager
  4. David Novarro
  5. Val Warner
  6. Paul Meincke
  7. Diane Pathieu
  8. Eric Horng
  9. John Garcia
  10. Michelle Gallardo
  11. Evelyn Holmes
  12. Jessica D’Onofrio
  13. Sarah Schulte
  14. Leah Hope
  15. Janet Davies
  16. John Idler
  17. Samantha Chatman
  18. Jason Knowles
  19. Chuck Goudie
  20. Larry Mowry
  21. Mark Rivera
  22. Stacey Baca
  23. Dionne Miller
  24. Phil Schwarz
  25. Karen Jordan
  26. Ravi Baichwal
  27. Roz Varon
  28. Tracy Butler
  29. Jim Rose
  30. Terrell Brown
  31. Tanja Babich
  32. Cheryl Scott
  33. Judy Hsu
  34. Mark Giangreco
  35. Cheryl Burton
  36. Eric Thomas
  37. Kristen Sze
  38. Sandhya Patel
  39. Dan Noyes
  40. Chris Nguyen
  41. Mike Nicco
  42. Dion Lim
  43. Jobina Fortson
  44. Liz Kreutz
  45. Spencer Christian
  46. Dan Ashley
  47. Larry Beil
  48. Reggie Aqui
  49. Chris Alvarez
  50. Kumasi Aaron
  51. Drew Tuma
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