Graduate, Boston University, 1929.
Reporter, Providence (Rhode Island) Journal Reporter, New York World Reporter, A.P. organizer, 1st director news, NBC, New York City, 1932-1942; public relations consultant, War Department, 1941; vice president, Mutual Broadcasting System, 1945-1950; vice president, Crowell Collier Public Company, 1950-1951; 1st executive producer, Today show NBC, 1951-1952; chairman, A.A. Schechter Associates, Inc. (public relations firm), 1952-1973; director, Hill and Knowlton, 1973-1989; director, Hill & Knowlton, Inc., 1975-1979.
Served as lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1943, Washington. In charge radio and press communications for war correspondence, 1943-1945, General Headquarters, Southwest Pacific area. Member Sigma Delta Chi.
Clubs: Overseas Press (New York ). Dutch Treat (New York City). National Press (Washington).
Married Fritzi B. Breger, July 24, 1941 (deceased 1989).