Chief Administrative Officer
Maria Miller is KQED’s Chief Administrative Officer. She is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective performance of KQED by strategizing, developing, planning, and implementing effective operational and administrative functions. Miller’s portfolio includes human resources and labor relations and key operational areas of television and radio broadcast services, television engineering and operations, informational technology, systems engineering and facilities.
Miller’s role focuses on prioritizing both intradepartmental and interdepartmental operations to facilitate a high-performing and customer-service focused culture across KQED’s core operations. She joined KQED in June of 2016 and served as Vice President, Human Resources & Chief Labor/Employment Councel at the station.
Miller has practiced labor and employment law since 1997. Prior to joining KQED, she worked with Bayer Healthcare in Berkeley as their Deputy Director of Labor Relations. Before Bayer she worked for ABM Industries as the Vice President of Human Resources over several large business units and previously as Deputy General Counsel, Labor/Employment Law.
Miller attended the University of San Francisco School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, and Santa Clara University where she graduated from the Honors Program with a B.S. in Political Science. She is an active member of the California State Bar Association and has her SPHR certification (Senior Professional in Human Resources).