Bachelor in Latin American Studies, University Missouri, 1985. Master of Arts in Journalism, University Missouri, 1989.
Designer The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, 1987-1988. Photo editor The Indianapolis (Indiana) News, 1988-1990. From photo editor designer to news editor The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, 1990-1994, news editor, 1994-1995.
Managing editor The Sun, Bremerton, Washington, 1995-1997, editor, since 1998. Lecturer in field.
Director United Way of Kitsap County, Bremerton, 1998X. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, Society Professional Journalists, Society News Design, Rotary Club Bremerton.
Married Shawna Lynn Cauthron, January 12, 1985.