Sandra Cordova Micek is President & CEO of WTTW|WFMT, Chicago’s PBS station and classical music radio station. She has over 30 years of management experience in media and marketing.
Prior to WTTW|WFMT, Micek was the SVP of Global Brands at Hyatt where she oversaw marketing for 15 brands, and co-led the diversity resource group, Latinos at Hyatt. Micek has also held senior management roles at USA TODAY/Gannett, NBC Universal, Turner Broadcasting, and Yahoo and was a management consultant in the strategy practice at Accenture in San Francisco and London. Micek is the Advisory Board chair of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Communications where she created a scholarship for Latinas. Micek also serves on the Boards of PBS, Kartemquin Films, Ravinia Festival, The Chicago Community Trust and the Economic Club of Chicago. She was the McCormick Foundation Fellow in Leadership Greater Chicago’s Daniel Burnham Program, and holds an MBA from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania where she was the Ford Motor Company Scholar.
Micek is a member of The Commercial Club, and the Association of Latino Professionals for America.
Appointed in 2022 by the Chancellor of the University of Illinois at Chicago.