Sandy Marshall is a Chicago Emmy-nominated writer, producer, director, actor, speaker, and entrepreneur.
He writes the Workish syndicated humor columns via Rogers Media in Canadian Business and Macleans. He’s also a contributor for The Download with Justin Kaufmann on WGN Radio, NASA Social, Contently's The Content Strategist, and with Silent Crow TV. He's also a longtime director at the world famous Second City.
As a film & TV actor, Sandy appeared alongside Vince Vaughn in Ron Howard's The Dilemma, Thomas Lennon in Eden Court, in the Comedy Central special Still Hungry, and in dozens of commercials. He co-created the produced television pilot Shiny People.
As an entrepreneur, Sandy heads-up Marshall Media, a content development firm focusing on comedy and space. He’s a former VP of Second City Works (the B2B arm of Second City), serves as a jurist at the Banff World Media Festival, and has been interviewed & featured in Fast Company, Crain’s Chicago Business, and on CBC News. He’s delivered content for brands like Oath, AOL, RYOT, Twitter, Rogers, Morgan Stanley, Zappos, GE, Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank, Bell, General Motors, Unilever, P&G, Basecamp, and dozens more.
Sandy served on the Board of Trustees for Drake University, and speaks at conferences about improvisation, marketing, business and entrepreneurship. He volunteers with Toronto's Ensemble event series alongside the WE Foundation, and is a founding member of Chicago's sketch ensemble Schadenfreude.