Bachelor of Science in Communications, University of Illinois, 1960.
Traffic/copywriter, WTAX Radio, Springfield, Illinois, 1960-1962; traffic/copywriter, MacFarland, Aveyard, Chicago, 1962-1963; radio and television writer, American Red Cross, Chicago, 1963-1965; copywriter, Chicago Tribune, 1965-1967; account executive, Philip Lesly Company, Chicago, 1967-1968; freelance writer, Chicago, 1968-1983; director communications, public relations, Automotive Superior vena cava syndrome Couns., Chicago, 1983-1985; public relations specialist, R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Chicago, 1985-1989; director communications, Mundelein (Illinois) College, 1989-1991; director public relations, Anixter Center, Chicago, since 1991.
Volunteer director public relations Classical Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, 1985-1989. Member Women in Communications, Inc. (secretary 1987-1988), Chicago Public Relations Forum.
Married Robert Emmet Kilbride, April 30, 1968. 1 child, David.