Sam Ford

Sam Ford

Sam Ford is a general assignment reporter for ABC7/WJLA-TV. He joined the station's team in 1987.

Previously, Sam spent nine years as a correspondent for CBS News. During his tenure at the network, Sam was stationed at CBS bureaus in New York, Atlanta, and Washington.

Prior to CBS, he reported to WCCO-TV in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After earning a Bachelor of Science in journalism from the University of Kansas, Sam attended graduate school for journalism at the University of Minnesota.

He is married to free-lance reporter Gloria Murray, with whom he has a son and daughter.

Contact Sam

Twitter: @ABC7Sam
1100 Wilson BLVD, Suite 601 Arlington, VA 22209

Recent Stories

  1. D.C. summer job program draws youth

    More than 14,000 young people signed up for the D.C. Summer Jobs Program, hoping they'll land a gig and bring in a little of the green stuff while enjoying time away from school.

  2. D.C. Emancipation Day parade, festivities kick off despite funding controversy

    District of Columbia leaders and residents enjoy festivities Wednesday to mark the date in 1862 in which all the city's slaves were freed by President Lincoln.

  3. Will the Emancipation Day Parade be called off this year?

    Councilmember Orange says that more than $350,000 for a parade, workshops, and a concert plus fireworks, D.C. Mayor Gray’s people have only just mentioned $90,000 required for police and fire overtime.

  4. Vincent Gray determined to work hard as lame-duck mayor

    D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray presented his Fiscal Year 2015 budget to council members on Thursday, the first official meeting of his last remaining days in office.


  5. Interview with former D.C. mayor Marion Barry

    ABC7 and NewsChannel 8 reporter Sam Ford sits down for an intimate chat with former D.C. mayor Marion Barry.