Associate of Arts in History, St. Petersburg Junior College, Florida, 1964. Bachelor of Science in Radio-television, Indiana University, 1971. Master of Business Administration cum laude, City University, Seattle, 1982.
With news and advertising, various radio stations and newspapers, 1964-1976; with advertising department, Pay'N Pak Stores, Seattle, 1976-1977; advertising director, Lamonts Department Store, Seattle, 1977-1979; advertising department, Seattle Post Intelligencer, 1979-1980; copy writer, Foleys Department Store, Houston, 1981; owner, Associated Press'RO'POS Copy/Design, Seattle, 1981-1985; copy chief, Belk Brothers Department Store, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1985-1988; director public relations, Pfeiffer College, Misenheimer, North Carolina, since 1988.
Member Stanly County Image Task Force. Member advisory board Stanly Community College Small Business Center. Advisory Pfeiffer College Chimes Yearbook.
Member College News Association of Carolinas, Sierra Club (past outings leader 1985-1990, past editor newsletter 1985-1988, past chair conservation committee 1985-1988), Pfeiffer College Outings Club.
Married Paul Loring Key, June 8, 1990.