About Sonia Mikich
Sonia Seymour Mikich interned with the Aachener Volkszeitung and then went on to study political science, sociology and philosophy at the RWTH Aachen. University. She subsequently worked as an academic assistant in the Arnold Gehlen Research Group at RWTH. She interned with Westdeutsche Rundfunk from 1982 to 1984 and subsequently worked as an editor, moderator and reporter in the Foreign Programming Television group at WDR. In 1992 she went to Moscow as a correspondent, and became the first woman to manage the ARD studio there. She managed ARD’s Paris studio from 1998 to 2002. In 2002 she was named Chief Editor and moderator of MONITOR, and in 2011 was appointed Director of the Domestic Programming group. Sonia Seymour Mikich has been serving as Editor in Chief of WDR Fernsehen since May 2014. In 2022, she published her latest book, "Going All Out: The Story of a Daughter from a Checkered House."