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New CEO for WTTW and WFMT seeks to build on public support, broaden distribution

New CEO for WTTW and WFMT seeks to build on public support, broaden distribution

Marketing and media veteran Sandra Cordova Micek was named Thursday as the new president and CEO of Window to the World Communications, parent of WTTW-Ch. 11 and WFMT-FM 98.7.

Micek, the first woman to hold that role, plans to guide Chicago’s legacy public broadcasting stations into a multiplatform future.

For Micek, whose resume runs from Silicon Valley to network TV, that means facing the same challenges as commercial broadcasters: producing content people want and delivering it where they want it — essentially everywhere.

“WTTW and WFMT have great quality content,” Micek said. “I want to make sure that continues into the future, across multiple channels.”

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