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Hosea Sanders Profile
Hosea Sanders is an American 17-time Emmy Award-winning anchor who is currently working at ABC7 Chicago. At the station, he serves as an anchor, since joining ABC 7 Chicago in 1994.
Hosea Sanders Age
Sanders is 66 years old as of 2023. He was born on 12th July 1957 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on the 12th of July every year.
Hosea Sanders Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Hosea Sanders Family
Sanders grew up in Arkadelphia, USA. He is the son of Garrett Ann Sanders his mother who was Vice-mayor for 21 years in the town of Arkadelphia. While serving as the vice mayor, Sander’s mother was dedicated to helping the needy in society. She passed away in July 2020 at the age of 82. He grew up with four younger sisters however information regarding them is unavailable.
Hosea Sanders Wife
Sanders likes to keep his personal life private hence, he has not disclosed any information about his relationship status. He has been accused of being a homosexual but has not disclosed any details about his current or past. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Hosea Sanders Career
Sanders provides entertainment coverage for ABC 7 Chicago and other ABC-owned-and-operated stations across the country. He also presents the “Chicago Proud” series of stories that give voice to everyday Chicago area heroes. In addition, Sanders spotlights the “Persons with Disabilities” community in a regular series of stories called “Celebrating Abilities.” His reporting on this beat was lauded in a story published in the Columbia Journalism Review.
On the programming side, Sanders hosts ABC 7’s Emmy Award-winning series, “Our Chicago: Black Voices of Change” (formerly “Heart & Soul”), which showcases Chicago’s vibrant community. He also helps host one of the highest-rated local shows in Chicago, the popular New Year’s Eve special, “Countdown Chicago”, as well as ABC 7’s Bud Billiken Parade, the largest parade in the nation. In addition, he is one of the faces of the ABC 7 Great Chicago Blood Drive in partnership with the American Red Cross of Illinois, as well as the station’s annual food drive campaign benefitting Greater Chicago Food Depository and the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
Sanders is in constant demand nationally as a public speaker and has received more than 100 awards for community service. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and has worked at TV stations in Los Angeles, Dallas, and Little Rock Arkansas. Sanders is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Chicago Association of Black Journalists, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He makes his home in Chicago’s West Loop.
Hosea Sanders Illness
Sanders stated on his Instagram page in September 2022 that the prostate cancer had returned. He continued that a routine check discovered new cells in his abdominal wall. Cancer has also invaded his bones, including his rib cage and spine. Additionally, he scoped and scanned and he is scheduled for even more tests.
Hosea Sanders Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at ABC7 Chicago.
Hosea Sanders Net Worth
Sanders has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as an Anchor.
Hosea Sanders Social Media Platforms
Sanders is very active on his Instagram and Facebook pages. He has 2k followers on Instagram and 28k followers on Facebook.