Sarah Schulte is a general assignment reporter for ABC 7 News. She joined ABC 7 in 1998.
Previously, Schulte was a reporter at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, Pa. (1995-98). Before that, she served as a reporter at WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tenn. (1992 -95) and at Westinghouse Broadcasting in Washington, D.C. (1990-92).
Earlier in her career, Schulte reported for KLAS-TV in Las Vegas, Nevada (1989-90). From 1986-88, she worked as a field producer and reporter for Capitol Broadcast News in Washington, D.C.
Schulte has an interest in politics and has covered several political campaigns and events, including the Iran/Contra hearings and the 1992 presidential race and inauguration.
In 1997, Philadelphia Magazine named Schulte "Reporter of the Year." She won a Tennessee School Bell Award in 1994 for excellence in covering school-related issues. In addition, her coverage of the Clinton/Gore presidential campaign earned an Emmy Award in 1993.
Schulte is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. She donates her time to the Cancer Society, College Bound, and the M.S. "Readers are Leaders" program.
A Highland Park native, Schulte received her B.A. degree in Journalism from Ohio Wesleyan University where she majored in Journalism and Political Science.
She is married and resides on the North Side of Chicago.