Bachelor in English and Journalism with honors, Michigan State University, 1979. Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, New York City, 1986.
Reporter, editor, Star-Gazette/Sunday Telegram, Elmira, New York, 1980-1983; reporter, Knickerbocker News, Albany, New York, 1983-1985; intern, Newsday, Long Island, New York, 1985; freelance writer, New York City and Boston, 1985-1987; reporter, The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, Massachusetts, 1987-1990; reporter, Associated Press, Boston, 1990-1994; managing editor, Chief Information Officer, WebMaster Magazines, Framingham, Massachusetts, since 1994. Instructor adult education programs, Boston, Brookline, Massachusetts, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Instructor Northeastern U., 1990-1991, Emerson College, 1989.