Party affiliation: Democrat
Chief Executive Officer WLBT television-3, Inc., 1984—2002. Current chairman & Chief Executive Officer television-3 Foundation. National board directors Broadcast Music Industry, chairman Performing Rights Committee.
Mayor City of Jackson, 2005—2009. Volunteer instructor School Business & Mass Communications Department Jackson State University. Chairman Mississippi Department Youth Services.
Board member Texas Board Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Mississippi Department Human Services, Mississippi State Board Education. Former director Mississippi Bureau Narcotics. Former board member Liberty Broadcasting, Community Broadcast Group, NBC Affiliates.