Bachelor, Wellesley College, Massachusetts, 1968. Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, 1976.
Associate writer All My Children, New York City, 1977-1983. Head writer As the World Turns, 1983-1984, associate writer, since 1985. Head writer Search for Tomorrow, 1984-1985.
Story consultant Another World, New York City, 1985.
Member National Academy television Arts and Sciences (Emmy award nomination 1978, 79, 80, 81, 86, 89), Writers Guild American Clubs: Coral Beach (Bermuda). Le Club, Doubles (New York City).
Married Donald Eugene Franz Junior, December 1, 1973, 1 daughter, Annabel Owings.