Bachelor, University of Southern California, 1986.
Customer service clerk, State-Record Company Inc., Columbia, South Carolina., 1984-1987; stringer, reporter, State-Record Company Inc., Columbia, 1985; visitor center hostess, Greater Beaufort (South Carolina.) Chamber of Commerce, 1989-1990; senior staff writer, Beaufort (South Carolina.) Gazette, since 1987.
Volunteer Main St. Beaufort United States of America, since 1987, Habitat for Humanity, Beaufort, since 1991. Volunteer Leadership Beaufort, vice chairman, 1990-1991. Member Society Professional Journalists, Taub Beta Sigma.