Hosea Sanders is an American news anchor well-known for his live coverage, anchoring style, storytelling style, and entertainment reporting. Sanders is currently working as an anchor at the ABC 7 news channel, which has hosted the channel’s popular New Year’s Eve special event.  

Hosea became a patient with prostate cancer. He was diagnosed with advanced and aggressive cancer in February 2017. After the successful surgery, he returned to his work in August 2017

Family Background Of Hosea Sanders

The news anchor Hosea was born in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, the United States of America, on July 12, 1957, to the American Sanders family. As of 2020, he is 63 years old.

Not much is known, but as per the Facebook posts, his mother’s name is Ann Sanders, who recently recovered from a serious illness. Likewise, he spends his childhood with his sister, Barbara Sanders, and brother, Vincent Sanders

Hosea Sanders with his mother, Ann Sanders
Hosea Sanders with his mother, Ann Sanders.
Source: Facebook @Hosea Sanders ABC7

Additionally, talking about his academic qualifications. After graduating from high school, he earned his bachelor’s degree in Communications and Journalism from Henderson State University in Arkansas

Likewise, he was an intern at a commercial radio station, KMLA. He is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Chicago Association of Black Journalists, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Hosea Sanders Relationship Status

The award-winning news anchor Hosea is not a married man who speaks very little about his intimate life details. He prefers to keep his love life under the limelight.

The anchor has also not shared a romantic picture on his official social networking accounts. It seems like the man is living a single life at the moment. 

Hosea Sanders with his friend (staff of ABC7
Hosea Sanders with his friend (staff of ABC7).
Source: Instagram @hoseasanders

More than spending time dating someone, he spends his time with his colleagues, friends, and relatives. Sanders is also struggling hard to make a better career in journalism as other journalists get by their hard work.

Additionally, he shares a good bond with many famous news anchors like Cheryl Burton, Judy Hsu, and many others. 

Moreover, it seems like he has not yet found true love. If he gets someone, he will surely share a glimpse of his love life one day and live blissfully. 

Successful Journey Of News Anchor, Hosea Sanders

To pursue a career in the news reporting field, Hosea first joined KARK-TV, Little Rock, a TV station based in Los Angeles, where he worked as a reporter. He worked there from 1981 to 1986. After that, he worked as a weekend anchor and reporter on KDFW-TV and KCBS-TV.

ABC 7 anchor and reporter Hosea Sanders
ABC 7 anchor and reporter Hosea Sanders.
Source: Instagram @hoseasanders

After experiencing a lot about reporting and anchoring, he joined ABC 7 Chicago and is currently working on WCIU-TV as a co-anchor in ‘Eyewitness News on The U.’

Likewise, in ABC 7, he covers disability-related stories. He has also hosted ABC 7’s Emmy Award-winning series, Heart & Soul, which showcases Chicago’s vibrant African American community. 

His other stories include The American Red Cross Chicago Blood Drive, the food drive done in conjunction with the Greater Chicago Food Depository and the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

From his active involvement in the popular news channel, he has won 12 Emmy Awards and numerous other awards throughout his career. 

Net Worth Of Hosea Sanders

Hosea has an estimated net worth of around $2 million, which he has obtained throughout his professional journalism career. Another award-winning journalist Morgan Chesky has a net value of $1 million. 

As per Glassdoor, an average remuneration of an ABC 7 news anchor reporter is $53479 per annum.

He is also recognized as the Grand Baba of the 30th anniversary of The African Festival, which took place from August 30, 2019, to September 02, 2019, at Washington Park, S. Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Additionally, the Grand YeYe of the Festival was Maudlyne Ihejirika

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