About Michael Chihak
With a distinguished career in journalism, Chihak retired as news director at Arizona Public Media in June 2017. He is the former editor and publisher of the Tucson Citizen and held editorial positions at The Californian in Salinas, USA Today and The Associated Press. A member of the Arizona Daily Wildcat Hall of Fame, Chihak is a 1971 graduate of the UA School of Journalism and a seventh-generation Tucsonan. He began his career as a reporter at the Citizen.