Bachelor in International Law, Sarah Lawrence College, 1960. Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1985.
Reporter, Station World International News Service, New York City, 1971-1973; reporter, anchor, Station WNEW-television, New York City, 1973-1976; writer, reporter, Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1976-1982; director operations, Nigerian television Authority, Lagos, Nigeria, 1982-1984; writer, ABC News, New York City, 1985-1986; president, Chief Executive Officer, Network Teleports, since 1987. Adjunct associate professor journalism Columbia University, New York City, 1980-1982, 82-86.
District leader New York County Democratic Committee, New York City, 1969-1972. Member Council Elected Black Democrats, New York City, 1969-1972. Board directors Planned Parenthood New York City, 1971.
Member National Women's Political Caucus, Washington, 1972. Member executive council Kennedy School Alumnae Association, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1985. Member parents committee Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, since 1986, fiscal reform committee Urban League.
Member advisory board New Orleans Museum of Art. Member National Association Broadcasters, New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, Greater New Orleans Executive Association (board directors), Friends of New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. Clubs: Harvard.
Married Ludwig Gelobter, December 20, 1959. Children: Michel, David, Elisabeth.